Bears draft Kennesaw State DT Travis Bell in seventh round

The 6-1, 305-pound Bell fits the mold of the H.I.T.S. principle defensive player Matt Eberflus wants. “I’m a nasty guy. I’m a hard worker. I’m physical. And I got a motor, man.”

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Travis Bell (96) is the first player drafted from Kennesaw State.

Travis Bell (96) is the first player drafted from Kennesaw State.

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The Bears drafted Kennesaw State defensive tackle Travis Bell in the seventh round (No. 218) of the NFL Draft.

The 6-1, 305-pound Bell had 34 tackles (16 solo), 1.5 sacks, 5.5 tackles for loss, three quarterback hurries and blocked a field goal last season.

“I’m self-driven,” Bell said. “I’m a nasty guy. I’m a hard worker. The work ethic is out the roof. I’m a physical guy. I’m physical. And I got a motor, man — y’all should expect to see me running sideline to sideline.”

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