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Meet 2014 KY ATH Elijah Bell


VP recently had the opportunity to learn more from Elijah Bell, who hails from Lexington, Kentucky. Elijah a versatile athlete on the field, playing both sides of the ball for his high school team.  Let’s learn what Elijah had to tell us in his recent interview:

Patrick: What position, class and school do you currently attend?
Elijah: “ATH, Class of 2014 and Henry Clay High School.”

Patrick: What is your current height and playing weight?
Elijah: “5’9 & 176”.

Patrick: What was your fastest 40 time?
Elijah: “4.45 at the Louisville camp.”

Patrick: What position is UK recruiting you?
Elijah: “Slot”.

Patrick: Which schools are currently recruiting you the hardest
Elijah: “UK,FSU & WKU.”

Patrick: Do you have any visits planned or schools that you’d like to visit?
Elijah:  “I plan on visiting Miami (FL).”

Patrick: Do you know the date you will be visiting Miami?
Elijah:  “No sir”.

Patrick: Are you trying to attend any camps?
Elijah: “I’ve attended UL,Tenneesse,Vandy,Cincinnati and UK camps. I will attend more in July.”

Patrick:  Do you currently have a top 5 or favorite?
Elijah:  “Miami, Oregon, Florida State, UK and Florida in no certain order.”

Patrick: What are a some of the factors you will be looking at or for the most in helping you to find the right fit?
Elijah: “Relationship with the coaches. I will also look for “tradition”, fast pace offense, dominate defense, the atmosphere and my grandad is a big part of making my decision.”

Patrick:  Who is your main recruiter at UK?
Elijah:  “Coach Brown”.

Patrick:  Do you know what you to major in?
Elijah:  “Theatre or Sports management.”

Patrick:  What strengths do you bring to the field and what should fans look for in your game?
Elijah:  “I’m the juice on the field. I bring the excitement, the swagger. I am the shifty guy and most of all a leader.”

Patrick:  What things are you working on the most this Summer to improve your game?
Elijah:  “Honestly everything. Speed, strength, agility and watching my film 3-5 times a week to figure out what I could have done differently. I’m good but I want to be great. I want to be “Legendary”.”

Elijah Bell Junior Highlights



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