Eager to take his place among the contingent of UK backs following his redshirt year ... Showed very good potential during his first season ... Has a good combination of speed and power.
2012 (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Projected as one of the South's top running backs heading into his senior season ... Committed to Alabama prior to his senior year at North Atlanta HS but incurred a knee injury in September, 2011 ... Decided to re-open his recruitment after Alabama asked him to grayshirt ... Rushed for approximately 1,500 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior at Washington HS in Atlanta ... Named All-Atlanta as a junior ... Also started two years on defense as a linebacker ... One of the nation's top-40 running backs by ESPN and 24/7 Sports ... Coached by Stanley Pritchett ... A track athlete who competed in the 200- and 400-meter dashes, along with the 4x100- and 4x400-meter relays ... Member of the Men of Excellence and the Kappa League, a pair of mentoring and community service organizations.
Personal: Born in Atlanta ... Son of Yolanda Taylor and Kenji Bell ... Plans a major in education.