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LB B.J. Bello

B.J. Bello

B.J. Bello

STATUS: Unrestricted Free Agent

LINEBACKER
6-3 | 229 lbs

COLLEGE: ILLINOIS STATE
HOMETOWN: NEW LENOX, IL
ACQUIRED: FREE AGENT - 2021
NFL EXPERIENCE (NFL/TITANS): 4/1
GAMES PLAYED/GAMES STARTED: 33/0 (PLAYOFFS: 1/0)

The Titans signed free agent B.J. Bello during the 2021 offseason to add depth and experience to the linebacking corps and special teams units. The 6-foot-3-inch, 229-pounder brings 33 games of NFL experience with the Cleveland Browns (2017-18), Philadelphia Eagles (2018), the New York Jets (2019) and Los Angeles Chargers (2020), and has recorded 20 special teams stops and one touchdown on a blocked punt. The New Lenox, Ill., native has also spent time with the Arizona Cardinals, Houston Texans and Green Bay Packers.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • In 2020, Bello tallied a career-high seven special teams stops.
  • In 2019, scored his first career touchdown on a 14-yard return after recovering a blocked punt.

TITANS TIDBITS:

  • Born Amin Babajide Bello, Bello is the first member of his family to be born in the United States, with his family having immigrated from Nigeria.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • The New Lenox, Ill., native originally signed with the Cleveland Browns as a rookie free agent following the 2017 NFL Draft.
  • Waived by the Browns on Sept. 1, 2017.
  • Signed by the Browns to the team's practice squad on Sept. 4, 2017.
  • Signed by the Browns to the team's active roster off of the practice squad on Sept. 8, 2017.
  • Waived by the Browns on Sept. 1, 2018.
  • Signed by the Arizona Cardinals to the team's practice squad on Sept. 3, 2018.
  • Waived by the Cardinals on Sept. 18, 2018.
  • Signed by the Philadelphia Eagles to the team's practice squad on Oct. 16, 2018.
  • Signed by the Eagles to the team's active roster off of the practice squad on Dec. 14, 2018.
  • Waived by the Eagles on June 5, 2019.
  • Signed by the Houston Texans on July 27, 2019.
  • Waived by the Texans on Sept. 4, 2019.
  • Signed by the Green Bay Packers to the team's practice squad on Oct. 1, 2019.
  • Waived by the Packers on Oct. 4, 2019.
  • Signed by the New York Jets on Oct. 30, 2019.
  • Waived by the Jets on Nov. 7, 2019.
  • Signed by the Jets on Nov. 12, 2019.
  • Waived by the Jets on Sept. 1, 2020.
  • Signed by the Los Angeles Chargers to the team's practice squad on Sept. 30, 2020.
  • Signed by the Chargers to the team's active roster off of the practice squad on Dec. 17, 2020.
  • Signed by the Titans on April 22, 2021.
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