Oklahoma quarterback Blake “Belldozer” Bell is going to be switching to tight end for the 2014 season.
“With the positive momentum of how Trevor played throughout that (Sugar Bowl) game and coming off that, we want to try and build off that,” Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops said, according to The Oklahoman. “That being the case, we’re excited that even though Blake can graduate and go somewhere else, he wants to stay here and finish out and wants to try tight end.”
It’s not like Bell isn’t big enough to play the position and with Trevor Knight having a firm grip on the starting job switching the 6-foot-6, 250-pound Bell to tight end seems like a good idea. Bell is a good enough playmaker at quarterback to warrant more time on the field than wasting him on the sideline.
“Blake has the size, the athleticism and the speed to (play tight end),” Stoops said. “He has exhibited his toughness through the years. I think it’ll be a great fit for him. He’s already working on that, and it’s something we’ll see in the spring.”
Hey look, Bob agrees with me.