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Tyler Bell to transition to assistant coach

The former Deac starting RB will now be a student assistant coach.

Winston-Salem Journal

Sadly the injury bug has hit Wake Forest RB Tyler Bell too many times. Bell, a redshirt junior, has suffered two torn ACLs in less than two years. Per the Winston-Salem Journal, Bell is now medically disqualified from continuing his career with the Demon Deacons.

Coach Clawson said of Bell that “he’s a great kid, he’s worked so hard to come back. He was looking probably better than he’s ever looked.”

Bell will transition to a student assistant coach role. Finishing the 2015 season as the Deacon’s leading rusher as a true freshmen, Bell rushed for 451 yards on 129 carries while also helping in the pass game with 18 receptions for 127 yards. Bell had his best game against Duke in 2015, where he rushed for a career high 94 yards on 16 carries and also scored a touchdown.

Good luck to Tyler as he transitions to a new role with the Deacs.