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Demetress Bell

Demetress Bell is a retired professional football player from the United States. Demetress Bell was selected in the 2008 NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills. In 2012, he played for the Philadelphia Eagles. He was signed by the Dallas Cowboys in 2013.

Early Life

Demetress Carte Bell better known as Demetress Bell was born on 3rd May 1984, in Summerfield, Louisiana, the United States of America. As of now, he is 39 years old and he is an American by his nationality.

Moreover, he has a zodiac sign of Gemini and his ethnicity is African-American. He is the son of Karl Malone (father) and Gloria Bell Williams (mother).

Likewise, his father Karl was a former American basketball player. Moreover, Karl refused to accept Demetress as his son. Moreover, his mother raised him single-handedly.

Talking about his sibling, he has a total of six siblings, and all of them are his half-brothers and half-sisters.

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Caption: Demetress Bell posing for a photo (Source: Spotrac)

College career

Talking about his academic background, he attended Summerfield High School under the Claiborne Parish School Board and his natural affinity for sports spurred him to take up softball.

Lowly, he started playing more basketball as he approached the end of his high school years. Moreover, his ability was noticed and he was selected for a basketball scholarship at the Northwestern State University of Louisiana.

During the 2003-2004, 2004-2005, and 2006-2007 seasons, he played in 88 college-level games, matches, and tournaments.

In the 2006-2007 season, he was one of four renowned NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) athletes that competed in Division I football and basketball. At the end of the 2006-07 season, he decided to focus his career on pursuing a football-related career.

Demetress Bell – Net Worth 2024

As a former NFL player, Demetress Bell has earned a decent sum of money in his career. His net worth is estimated at around $4 million. Apart from them, there is no more information regarding his income and salary.

Body Measurements

Demetress Bell is 6 feet 5 inches tall and weighs around 141 kg. Moreover, the basketball player has brown eyes and black color hair. Apart from them, there is no more information regarding his body measurements.

Professional Career

After finishing his graduation, Demetress Bell was selected to represent the Buffalo Bills during the 2008 NFL Draft’s seventh round.

Even though he had only three seasons of organized football experience, the Buffalo Bills did not send him to the practice team. Instead, they kept him in their active lineup due to his natural abilities.

He did not play a single game during the 2007-08 season because the Buffalo Bills’ management thought he was better suited for future projects.

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Caption: Demetress Bell playing for NFL team Philadelphia Eagles (Source: Acme Packing Company)

Dick Jauron, the head coach of the Buffalo Bills selected Demetress for the active team, assigning him to the left tackle position for the 2008-09 season, based on his performance in training camp.

His first-half performance on the field was overshadowed by a slew of penalties that earned him mixed comments.

He suffered a significant knee injury while playing against the Tennessee Titans, which left him inactive for the rest of this season and resulted in his resignation from the Buffalo Bills.

On April 4, 2012, the Philadelphia Eagles signed him to a five-year contract worth around $34.5 million.

Unfortunately, the Eagles let him out of his contract less than a year later, on February 6, 2013. Six months later, the Dallas Cowboys signed him, but just as an offseason/practice member of the team.


He has not won any major awards or recognition in his professional career. Moreover, in the upcoming years, he might win some of them.

Relationship Status

Talking about his relationship, there is no detailed information regarding his past and present relationship status. Moreover, he likes to keep his personal life away from the media.

However, he seems to be single as of now. In addition, he is not a part of any rumors nor has any controversy throughout the day.

Demetress Bell – Social Media

On his Instagram, there are more than 3.6k followers, and more than 5.6k followers on Twitter. Moreover, the player is not active on Facebook.