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Kenny Bell | Wide Receiver

Team: Alabama Crimson Tide
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 180

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Alabama senior WR Kenny Bell is present at Wednesday's practice.
Shortest retirement ever. Bell took a "personal day" off on Tuesday, according to head coach Nick Saban, and started tweeting his retirement speech out for all to see. Bell did not record a catch in the season opener, and rumors circulated his "retirement" was due to a lack of playing time. Wed, Sep 4, 2013 04:57:00 PM

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Alabama head coach Nick Saban called senior WR Kenny Bell's absence on Tuesday just a "personal day."

"Sometimes we have personal things that we need to get ironed out," Saban said. "He had a day today to do that so there’s really nothing else to talk about when it comes to that." Bell quickly followed Saban's news conference up with a tweet saying he returned to the team. Some reports surfaced that Bell was upset with this lack of playing time.
Wed, Sep 4, 2013 09:10:00 AM

Alabama senior WR Kenny Bell appears to have announced his retirement from football via Twitter.

"I know I’m going to lose so many friends and followers and get more negative talk from people but truth is I [don't] care," Bell posted, "[I].t’s been a nice run but I’m hanging up my cleats... time too [sic] focus on my responsibilities MY KIDS. I’ve made so many memories here (at) Alabama but some things you gotta let go. Salute to the team y’all keep grinding and win that championship." Bell was listed as a co-starter during the preseason but did not register a catch in the season opener against Virginia Tech.
Tue, Sep 3, 2013 04:00:00 PM