Lou Gehrig would have liked Ricky Bell. He would have admired his style. He would have appreciated his rare gifts of grace and strength and durability. He would have respected his humility in victory and defeat. They were iron men of different generations, Gehrig and Bell, yet they seemed bound by a common thread. Gehrig, the Yankee first baseman, played 2, consecutive games. Bell, the tireless USC tailback, once carried the ball 51 times in a single game.
Rushing & Receiving
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Bell was a star in college for the University of Southern California , gaining 1, yards rushing in his junior season. Fremont High School. Originally a linebacker,  Bell first attracted notice during his sophomore season at USC in as a great blocker and between-the-tackles runner, sharing the position of fullback with David Farmer for the 10—1—1 national championship team UPI that defeated third-ranked Ohio State 18—17 in the Rose Bowl on New Year's Day. In , the Trojans won their first seven games. During this season, Bell led the nation in rushing, gaining 1, yards, as he finished third in the voting for the Heisman Trophy and was a consensus All-American.
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