Ricky Bell

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Birthday
8, 1955
Birthplace
Houston, TX
Death Date
Nov 28, 1984 (29)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
8, 1955
Birthplace
Houston, TX
Death Date
Nov 28, 1984 (29)

About

Running back who was the first overall pick in the 1977 NFL draft.

Before Fame

He was an outstanding college player at USC, where he led the team to a National Championship following the 1974 season.

Trivia

He played in the NFL from 1977-1982, for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and the San Diego Chargers.

Family Life

He was born in Houston, Texas, and died in Los Angeles, California.

Associated With

His life was depicted in the film "A Triumph of the Heart: the Ricky Bell Story," where he was played by Mario Van Peebles.

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