RUSTON – When Louisiana Tech senior Mitchell Bell hung up his cleats for the final time at Evan Edward Worthing High School, the unsought recruit felt he had more to offer. He knew he was not ready to hang it up for good.
After playing his high school football in his hometown of Houston, Bell moved on to junior college to prove to coaches across the country he had the talent to compete at the Division 1 level. It did not take coaches long to notice the 354-pound offensive tackle.
Bell became one of the most highly-sought offensive linemen coming out