Will begin his third full season on the Pirate roster, trying to lock down additional playing time in the defensive backfield to complement a hopeful role as a special teams regular ... Joined Skip Holtz' program as a walk-on in the fall of 2005 ... Made one stop during spring scrimmage (3/30) but was not credited with any Purple-Gold Game stops ... Also lettered as a track and field athlete.
2006: Experienced action in two games as a member of the special teams unit ... Did not have a chance to gain significant playing experience on the defensive side of the ball because of senior-laden secondary ... Made collegiate debut as special teams performer vs. SMU (10/21) at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium before following with brief action during Pirates' overtime road win at Southern Miss (10/28) ... Did not play in the remaining five games.
2005: Redshirted ... Earned roster position as a walk-on after making team during preseason tryouts.
High School: A two-year, two-sport all-conference performer (football, track) ... Additionally, picked up all-region and All-America (4x100, 4x200 relays) honors as a track standout for the Spartans ... Earned selection to the all-conference academic squad (2003-04, 2004-05).
Personal: Full name is Kristopher Anthony Bell ... Born October 28, 1986 at Leesville, La. ... Major is information technologies ... Earned selection to the 2006-2007 ECU Athletic Director's Honor Roll (Honor Roll/fall, Dean's List/spring).