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Oklahoma football: Blake Bell weighs in on relationship with Trevor Knight, transition to tight end

In an interview with The Oklahoman last week, Blake Bell said he remained close with Trevor Knight throughout last season's back-and-forth position battle and that the two have "always been buddies."
by Jason Kersey Published: June 15, 2014

Trevor’s a great guy. He’s not a guy who is ever gonna get mad or say anything bad to you. Our relationship was always really positive; even when he was hurt and I was playing. I have nothing bad to say about him. We’ve always been buddies.”

You got used to being hit and playing in rough, physical situations as the Belldozer, but did you find blocking to be the biggest challenge in your new spot?

I would say the catching and that stuff, reading the defense and routes and stuff, I would say that came somewhat easy. I played wide receiver (as a sophomore) in high school; I know that was a long time ago now. I’d say the blocking has been the most difficult part, but you know, getting in the film room and having guys all around, coach Joe Jon (Finley) and coach (Jay) Boulware have done a great job helping me.

by Jason Kersey
OU Sports Reporter
Jason Kersey became The Oklahoman's OU football beat writer in May 2012 after a year covering high school sports and OSU recruiting. Before joining the newspaper in November 2006 as a part-time results clerk, he covered high school football for...
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