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Byron Bell





New Mexico
7 Years Pro

2015 Season



03/24/17: Signed a one-year contract with Dallas.

03/17/16: Re-signed with Tennessee and placed on Reserve/Injured with an ankle injury (6/3).

04/22/15: Signed a one-year contract with Tennessee.

05/05/14: Re-signed with Carolina as a restricted free agent.

7/28/11: Signed with Carolina as an undrafted rookie free agent.


The Dallas Cowboys signed offensive lineman Byron Bell during the 2017 offseason to add competition and experience to the offensive front. The seventh-year veteran was originally signed as a rookie free agent by the Carolina Panthers following the 2011 NFL Draft and not only made the team, but appeared in all 16 games with 12 starts at right tackle as a rookie. He played in 62 games for the Panthers over four years before signing with Tennessee in 2015. He started all 16 games for the Titans in 2015, playing both tackle positions and at left guard, but missed the entire 2016 season after suffering an ankle injury in spring OTAs. The 6-foot-5-inch, 340-pounder is a seasoned starter that has the ability to play both tackle spots and also swing inside to line up at guard.


2016 (Tennessee):

  • Missed the entire 2016 season after suffering an ankle injury in spring OTAs with the Titans.

2015 (Tennessee):

  • Started all 16 games in his first season with the Titans, including seven starts at left guard, eight starts at right tackle and one start at left tackle.
  • At Tampa Bay (9/13) started at left guard in his Titans debut and was a member of an offensive front that opened holes for Titans rushers to gain 124 yards on the ground.
  • Started at right tackle and was a member of an offensive line that did not allow a sack on 39 pass attempts and allowed Marcus Mariota to throw for 371 yards and four touchdowns at New Orleans (11/8).
  • Started at right tackle and helped block for 467 total yards against Jacksonville (12/6).

2014 (Carolina):

  • Started 15 games at left tackle in his fourth season with the Panthers and created space for Panthers rushers to gain 2,036 yards on the ground and score 10 rushing touchdowns.
  • Started both postseason contests at left tackle.

2013 (Carolina):

  • Played in 16 games with 14 starts at right tackle for Carolina, contributing to an offense that ranked fourth in the NFL in third-down efficiency, fifth in time of possession, second in five-plus minute drives and tied for seventh in drives of 10 plays-or-more.
  • Started at right tackle in the NFC Divisional Playoff Game against San Francisco (1/12/14).

2012 (Carolina):

  • Appeared in 15 games with 14 starts at right tackle and one start at right guard, paving the way for an offense that produced 5,771 total net yards and 328 first downs, the second-highest totals in team history.

2011 (Carolina):

  • Played in 16 games with 12 starts at right tackle for an offense that ranked seventh in the NFL and set team records with 6,237 net yards and 345 first downs and tied for fifth in the NFL in scoring with 406 points.
  • Helped the Panthers rank third in the NFL in rushing with an average of 150.5 yards-per-game and exceed 100 yards rushing in a team-record 14 consecutive games.
  • The Panthers led the NFL with a team-record 5.41 yards-per-carry with a team record with 139 rushing first downs.


  • Played in 37 games with 36 starts at New Mexico, starting 24 games at left tackle over his final two seasons after making 12 starts at right tackle as a sophomore.
  • As a senior in 2010, earned All-Mountain West Conference honorable mention and the team’s outstanding offensive lineman award.
  • Started 12 games as a junior in 2009, helping three different running backs rush for 100-plus yards in a game.
  • Surrendered only three sacks in 12 starts as a sophomore in 2008. Paved the way for the team to average 204.9 rushing yards-per-game, third in the conference and 16th in the nation.
  • Played in one game as a freshman in 2007, missing most of the season with a knee injury.


  • Attended Greenville, Texas, High School and was named AP first-team all-state offensive tackle as a senior. Was selected second team all-state by the Texas Sportswriters and was an unanimous choice for all-district in 10-4A.
  • Was also the starting center on the basketball team and competed in the shot put.
  • Majored in university studies at New Mexico.
  • 2017 Dallas Cowboys U High School Camp.



  • 2017 Dallas Cowboys U High School Camp.


Career Stats


Recent Games

17@INDL 24-30
16HOUL 6-34
15@NEL 16-33
14@NYJL 8-30
13JACW 42-39
12OAKL 21-24
11@JACL 13-19
10CARL 10-27
9@NOW 34-28
8@HOUL 6-20
7ATLL 7-10
6MIAL 10-38
5BUFL 13-14
3INDL 33-35
2@CLEL 14-28
1@TBW 42-14


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