River Kings Re-Sign Offensive Weapon

River Kings Re-Sign Offensive Weapon

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA  – The Cedar Rapids River Kings have re-signed wide receiver Javon Bell to its 2019 roster.

Bell (6'1, 185) was second on the team last season in receptions (55 receptions), receiving yards (564), all-purpose yards (780), scoring (14 touchdowns, 86 points) and kick return average (16.6). He was also third on the team in kick return yardage (199).

Bell led the team in week 13 with 10 receptions for 104 yards and two touchdowns in a Cedar Rapids 34-27 win over the Green Bay Blizzard.

The former Texas Tech Red Raider racked up 269 yards on 17 receptions in just four games. He started two games for Texas Tech and averaged 67.2 receiving yards per game before suffering a season-ending injury and missing the final eight games of the season.

Prior to Texas Tech, Bell attended Mississippi Gulf Coast where he was a two-time All-American for the Bulldogs, recording 69 receptions, 939 yards, and 10 touchdowns his sophomore season. As a freshman, he caught 46 passes for 1,313 yards and 17 touchdowns.

Bell went to Ribault High School in Jacksonville, Florida.