Bell with the Philadelphia Soul in 2017
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|Born:||May 26, 1986|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||265 lb (120 kg)|
|High school:||Tustin (Tustin, California)|
|NFL Draft:||2008 / Round: 4 / Pick: 104|
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James Beaumont "Beau" Bell (born May 26, 1986) is a former American football linebacker. He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the fourth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at UNLV. Bell was also a member of the Omaha Nighthawks, Las Vegas Locomotives, Spokane Shock, BC Lions, Los Angeles Kiss and Philadelphia Soul.
Bell played inside linebacker at UNLV. Bell was the 2007 Mountain West Conference Defensive MVP. He played 41 games at UNLV and started 26. He was named league player of the week four times, tying the school record set by former Rebel Randall Cunningham.
On February 20, 2015, Bell was traded to the Philadelphia Soul in exchange for Derrick Ross. On January 28, 2016, Bell was assigned to the Soul for the 2016 season. On August 26, 2016, the Soul beat the Arizona Rattlers in ArenaBowl XXIX by a score of 56-42. He earned First Team All-Arena honors in 2017. On August 26, 2017, the Soul beat the Tampa Bay Storm in ArenaBowl XXX by a score of 44-40.
In March 2018, it was announced that Bell had joined the Albany Empire as the team's Director of Player Personnel and Pass Rush Coordinator. In 2019, Bell returned to the Philadelphia Soul and was Promoted to General Manager / Assistant Head Coach.