This article is about the current American football player. For the former Major League Baseball player, see Beau Bell
James Beaumont "Beau" Bell (born May 26, 1986) is an American football linebacker for the Philadelphia Soul of the Arena Football League (AFL). He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the fourth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at UNLV.
Bell has also been a member of the Omaha Nighthawks and Spokane Shock.
Bell played high school football at Tustin High School in Tustin, California.
Beau Bell played inside linebacker at UNLV. Bell was the 2007 Mountain West Conference Defensive MVP. He played 41 games at UNLV and started 26. He was named league player of the week four times, tying the school record set by former Rebel Randall Cunningham.
Bell was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the fourth round (104th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft. He was waived on September 5, 2009
Bell signed with the Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football League on August 12, 2010.
On May 17, 2012, Bell was signed by the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League.
On February 20, 2015, Bell was traded to the Philadelphia Soul in exchange for Derrick Ross. On January 28, 2016, Bell was assigned to the Soul for the 2016 season.