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Ex-five-star LB Dorian Bell suspended for all of ’11 by Buckeyes

Dorian Bell

Already suspended for this year’s season opener due to an “issue” last year, Dorian Bell has now added a much lengthier suspension to his Ohio State résumé, is reporting.

According to the website, the linebacker has been suspended for the entire 2011 season for violating an unspecified rule.  The Columbus Dispatch subsequently confirmed the suspension with head coach/Michigan billboard mockee Jim Tressel.

While the specific nature of the issue was not disclosed, Bucknuts reports that it was his third violation of the same rule.  The second violation landed the redshirt sophomore a suspension for the Sugar Bowl win over Arkansas and the ’11 opener against Akron.

Bell played in eight games last season — missing three due to a concussion — and was credited with nine tackles and .5 tackles for loss.

Coming out of Monroeville, Pa., in 2009, Bell was given a five-star rating by and was the No. 3 outside LB in the country according to the recruiting service.

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11 Responses to “Ex-five-star LB Dorian Bell suspended for all of ’11 by Buckeyes”
  1. bobulated says: May 1, 2011 10:18 PM

    Does he still get to play in a Bowl Game vs an SEC team?

  2. reclinerqb says: May 1, 2011 10:28 PM

    Could his violation have been worse than all of Tressel’s violation, like lying multiple times to his bosses, fans and NCAA, covering up major violations, etc.? And Tressel only is missing 5 games….

  3. gatorprof says: May 1, 2011 11:00 PM

    more good PR

  4. iamtalkingsolistenandlearn says: May 1, 2011 11:01 PM

    AND DOWN GOES BIN LADEN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    USA USA USA !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    ALWAYS REMEMBER!!!!!!!!!!

    GOD BLESS OUR TROOPS!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. iamtalkingsolistenandlearn says: May 1, 2011 11:11 PM

    Ahhh more news from that classy community college.

    Will the school ask for a prorated return of the under the desk cash given to him by the vested liar and the bowtied weasel?

  6. lbijake says: May 2, 2011 12:26 AM

    If he was any good, he would have been kept eligible. He probably was overrated as a recruit and therefore deserves the suspension.

  7. iamtalkingsolistenandlearn says: May 2, 2011 11:00 AM

    lbijake says:

    “He probably was overrated”


    Kind of like the team is each year?

  8. gatiger says: May 2, 2011 8:43 PM

    That 00 Days without arrests could be broken and we’d never know it. Maybe it should be changed to days without multiple arrests. Perhaps there would be a day when we could hit 1 maybe even 2.

    Its pretty pathetic that our, All of D1 Football, standards are so low and our desire to win so high that we accept these thugs into our colleges.

    <—–Pretty darn tired of this stuff.

  9. tampabayhawk says: May 2, 2011 8:55 PM

    Sounds like osu taking the um approach, police yourself so the ncaa leaves you alone.

  10. lethimplaycoach says: May 2, 2011 9:22 PM

    sounds like a guy who likes hits from the bong.

  11. be4bama says: May 4, 2011 7:29 PM

    To bad he didn’t suspend himself. What a liar.

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