Ohio State Overview: Vonn Bell was on the Ohio State two-deep chart throughout the 2013 season as a true freshman back-up at the nickel position ... his season-long hard work and efforts paid off when he was awarded with the start at nickel in the Discover Orange Bowl vs. Clemson ... he made one of the plays of the game vs. the Tigers, tipping and then intercepting a Taj Boyd pass at the Ohio State 1 in the second quarter of a game Clemson led at the time, 14-9 ... Bell also had a career-high seven tackles - all of them solo stops - in the Orange Bowl ... he finished the season having played in all 14 games and he was credited with 19 tackles ... he had three solo stops vs. Penn State ... Bell missed most of the 2014 spring drills with a minor knee injury ... he is undecided on a major.
More on Vonn: An exclamation point on this Class of 2013, Under Armour All-American Vonn Bell announced on National Letter of Intent signing day that he would be a Buckeye ... a five-star prospect by Rivals, Scout and 247Sports, Bell was one of the top 30 players in the nation with overall rankings of No. 25 by Scout, No. 29 by 247Sports and No. 32 by Rivals ... No. 50 on the ESPN 150 ... the No. 4 player in the state of Georgia as a senior, Bell was also ranked as high as the No. 3 safety prospect nationally by Scout ... helped his Ridgeland team, coached by Mark Mariakis, to a 13-2 record and a runner-up finish in the Georgia Class AAAA state championships ... Bell had 146 tackles and three interceptions as a senior, and on offense he had over 1,700 all-purpose yards and scored 21 touchdowns ... helped Ridgeland to the state Sweet 16 in 2011 as a junior with 119 tackles, five interceptions and three forced fumbles ... is the son of Vanessa and Vencent Bell.