The Belldozer rolls into Super Bowl again, with Mark Bell

The Belldozer rolls into Super Bowl again, with Mark Bell

Mind Games with Guerin Emig: Blake Bell has Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce and Super Bowl rings in his life, and yet his father will tell you beating Notre Dame and rescuing Bedlam remain etched in family football lore.

Guerin Emig

By Guerin Emig

| Feb 8, 2024, 12:00pm CST

Guerin Emig

By Guerin Emig

Feb 8, 2024, 12:00pm CST

Blake Bell’s unique football journey finds him in Las Vegas this week for Super Bowl LVIII with the Chiefs. Who better than his father, Mark, to detail the twists and turns on the latest episode of Mind Games with Guerin Emig. From the Belldozer package to Bedlam and Notre Dame glory at quarterback to a position switch in pre-dawn workouts at OU… From a Kenny Chesney announcement on NFL Draft night to a hop from the 49ers to the Vikings to the Jaguars to the Chiefs to the Cowboys and back to Kansas City… To living the dream with Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift…The Bells are the picture of perseverance and proof that football can bring multiple happy endings.  

Episode highlights:

06:30 Kenny Chesney brought Blake Bell into the NFL  

07:55 A Sellout Crowd prop bet: Bell catches the first TD pass of Super Bowl LVIII

11:05 The connection between the Bell family and Taylor Swift is a tight one

14:05 Joe Jon Finley’s role in Bell’s OU position change 

17:48 Would Bell have stuck it out at OU in the transfer portal era?

18:30 The Belldozer might have broken John Deere’s bank with NIL money

20:25 The secret of The Belldozer gets out at K-State

22:35 Does the Bell family scrapbook begin with the 2013 game-winning TD pass at OSU?

Producer: Jacquelyn Musgrove

Creative Director: Michael Lane

Social media: Bobby Howard

Director of Content: Mike Sherman

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