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Graeme Bell (Canadian football)

Graeme Bell
No. 26
Date of birth: (1980-10-15) October 15, 1980
Place of birth: Regina, Saskatchewan
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: National
Position(s): FB
Height: 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight: 229 lb (104 kg)
University: Saskatchewan
High school: Walter Murray
CFL Draft: 2005 / Undrafted
Organizations
As player:
20052008
20092010
20112013
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Edmonton Eskimos
Saskatchewan Roughriders
Career stats
Playing stats at

Graeme Bell (born October 15, 1980) is a former professional Canadian football fullback for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League.[1] He was signed as an undrafted free agent in 2005 by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.[2] He played CIS football for the Saskatchewan Huskies.[3] He was beaten with a baseball bat on May 17, 2007, in Saskatoon and underwent brain surgery.[4]

On May 8, 2011, he was traded from the Edmonton Eskimos to the Saskatchewan Roughriders in exchange for a Sixth Round 2011 CFL Draft choice.[5]

Bell retired on February 10, 2014. He played in 97 games and recorded 18 career carries for 66 yards and 1 touchdown, and 7 receptions for 28 yards with 2 touchdowns. Bell also recorded 60 tackles on special teams.[6]

References

  1. ^ http://www.cfl.ca/roster/show/id/1951
  2. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20110301003243/http://esks.com/roster/show/id/1951
  3. ^ http://nationalpost.stats.com/cfl/playerstats.asp?id=305195
  4. ^ http://www.canada.com/montrealgazette/news/sports/alouettes/story.html?id=55b70052-071a-4ac9-8f95-a3baa208c587
  5. ^ Riders acquire Bell from Eskimos for pick
  6. ^ "Roughriders FB Bell retires as Grey Cup Champion". TSN.ca. February 10, 2014. Retrieved February 10, 2014. 


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