Christian Bell, who transferred from Alabama, has been cleared academically and is expected to be at Wisconsin’s camp on Saturday, the school announced in a video.
— Wisconsin Football (@BadgerFootball) August 12, 2016
Bell, a 3-star prospect from Birmingham, Ala., grayshirted this past season. He announced his intent to transfer on July 24 before committing to the Badgers on the 28th.
Bell will have to sit out the 2016 season, as will fellow transfers running back Chris James (Pittsburgh) and cornerback Nick Nelson (Hawai’i).
Officially heading to Wisconsin tomorrow ??? #OnWisconsin
— Christian Bell (@BELL_ringerr) August 12, 2016
At 6-foot-4 and 246 pounds, Bell could get time at linebacker or even at defensive end.