Curly Lambeau Football League
08-24-2025
#20|Cool Papa Bell Running Back
Cleveland Ironmen (2018, Age 31)
BIOGRAPHICAL DATA
Total Rating C+  Help Conditioning 95%
Status Retired (2018) Potential
Age 37 Born 11-18-1987 in Chicago, IL
Drafted Round 5, Pick 65 (2010) Experience 6 Years (129 Wks)
College College of Texas, 2010 Salary 620 ($1.899M/2025 $)
OFFENSE DEFENSE SPEC TEAMS
Throw Power C- Catching Pass Cover Kick Power D+
Throw Acc Pass Blocking D- Run Cover Kick Acc
Carrying Run Blocking D+ Tackling Kick Return
        Pursuit D+    
PHYSICAL MENTAL DEXTERITY
Speed C+ Stamina C- Execution D+ Agility B-
Strength D+ Health D+ Aggressiveness Hands
Jumping C+     Attitude B- Break Tackle
ROLES
QB C- C D- DT D+ SS D+ K GUN C-
WR G DE D+ FS D+ P D- KR C+
HB/TB C+ T ILB D+ CB C- LS KRB
FB C- TE D+ OLB D+ H HT KOS
Year Team G GS ATT ATT/G YDS AVG YDS/G STUF SYDS FUM LOST TD 1ST 1ST% LNG
2010 CLE 4 4 73 18.2 184 2.5 46.0 7 -13 1 0 0 11 15.1 17
2011 CLE 2 0 9 4.5 11 1.2 5.5 1 -5 0 0 0 1 11.1 6
2012 MON 4 0 9 2.2 59 6.6 14.8 0 0 1 0 0 4 44.4 15
2013 MON 3 0 27 9.0 109 4.0 36.3 2 -4 1 1 0 6 22.2 11
2014 MON 4 0 17 4.2 109 6.4 27.2 0 0 0 0 0 6 35.3 36
2015 MON 4 0 12 3.0 92 7.7 23.0 0 0 0 0 0 5 41.7 32
2016 MON 4 0 21 5.2 73 3.5 18.2 1 -2 1 1 1 4 19.0 10
2017 MON 4 0 0 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2018 CLE 1 1 8 8.0 5 0.6 5.0 3 -7 0 0 0 1 12.5 5
Total   30 5 176 5.9 642 3.6 21.4 14 -31 4 2 1 38 21.6 36

Career Transactions
DateTransaction
02-28-2019Cool Papa Bell has retired from the Cleveland Ironmen.
01-28-2019The Cleveland Ironmen have acquired Cool Papa Bell from the waiver wire; however, as he was traded or waived after the deadline and has not spent a full week on the wire, he will not be eligible for the postseason.
01-28-2019The Cleveland Ironmen have waived Cool Papa Bell.
01-28-2019The Cleveland Ironmen have acquired Cool Papa Bell from the waiver wire.
08-26-2018The Cleveland Ironmen have automatically waived Cool Papa Bell to comply with the 65-man roster limit.
08-20-2018The Cleveland Ironmen have acquired Cool Papa Bell from the waiver wire.
08-20-2018The Cleveland Ironmen have waived Cool Papa Bell.
08-20-2018The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Van Brownson, Fern Rivard, Gus Grissom, Stooge Stuart, Bobby Victor, Bob Dee, Coker Buckeye, Dickie Post, Bake Turner, "Special Delivery" Jones, Andy Ballantine, and Jim Colgate to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Dick Evey, Nick Banks, Roger Pillath, Merlin Fields, Rob Leslie, Cool Papa Bell, Jim Gilmore, Elzie Baker, Joe Depler, Vernon Gholston, Mickey Slaughter, Zeke Amyx, and Steve Wright to the inactive roster.
08-06-2018The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Cool Papa Bell to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Spike Warren to the inactive roster.
01-29-2018The Cleveland Ironmen have acquired Cool Papa Bell from the waiver wire; however, as he was traded or waived after the deadline and has not spent a full week on the wire, he will not be eligible for the postseason.
01-29-2018The Cleveland Ironmen have waived Cool Papa Bell.
01-29-2018The Cleveland Ironmen have acquired Cool Papa Bell from the waiver wire.
09-10-2017The Montreal Mastodon have automatically waived Cool Papa Bell to comply with the 53-man roster limit.
09-03-2017The Montreal Mastodon have acquired Cool Papa Bell from the waiver wire.
09-03-2017The Montreal Mastodon have waived Cool Papa Bell.
04-30-2017The Montreal Mastodon have moved Cool Papa Bell to the active roster. The Montreal Mastodon have moved Willie Galimore to the inactive roster.
01-01-2017The Montreal Mastodon have moved Willie Galimore, Norm Bergold, and Gale Sayers to the active roster. The Montreal Mastodon have moved Hugh McElhenny, Carl Buffone, and Cool Papa Bell to the inactive roster.
12-26-2016The Montreal Mastodon have moved Carl Buffone, Cool Papa Bell, and Hugh McElhenny to the active roster. The Montreal Mastodon have moved Norm Bergold, Willie Galimore, and Gale Sayers to the inactive roster.
12-25-2016The Montreal Mastodon have acquired Cool Papa Bell from the waiver wire.
12-18-2016The Montreal Mastodon have automatically waived Cool Papa Bell to comply with the 53-man roster limit.
09-12-2016The Montreal Mastodon have moved Don Wheeler to the active roster. The Montreal Mastodon have moved Cool Papa Bell to the inactive roster.
08-12-2013The Montreal Mastodon have moved Cool Papa Bell, Erik Hanke, Rudy Bukich, and Meat Cleaver Weaver to the active roster. The Montreal Mastodon have moved Tommy Enyart, Norm Bergold, Gale Sayers, and Eric Gardner to the inactive roster.
12-16-2012The Montreal Mastodon have moved Gale Sayers to the active roster. The Montreal Mastodon have moved Cool Papa Bell to the inactive roster.
09-12-2011The Montreal Mastodon have moved Cool Papa Bell to the active roster. The Montreal Mastodon have moved Tim Spencer to the inactive roster.
09-12-2011The Montreal Mastodon have acquired Cool Papa Bell from the waiver wire.
09-12-2011The Montreal Mastodon have waived Cool Papa Bell.
09-12-2011The Montreal Mastodon have acquired Cool Papa Bell from the waiver wire.
08-28-2011The Cleveland Ironmen have automatically waived Cool Papa Bell to comply with the 65-man roster limit.
08-22-2011The Cleveland Ironmen have acquired Cool Papa Bell from the waiver wire.
08-22-2011The Cleveland Ironmen have waived Cool Papa Bell.
08-22-2011The Cleveland Ironmen have moved John Mackey, Warren Wells, Roger Pillath, Leland Glass, Jabo Biggs, Joe Lukens, Joe Niagara, Monte Clark, John Van Boxmeer, Lamar Lundy, and Steve Luke to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Van Brownson, Bobbie Hodges, Jesse Owens, Elmore James, Cool Papa Bell, Raymond Smith, Carl White, Glen Weir, Grant Lee, Jack Mackalavage, Curtis Nolan, Drane Scrivener, Dave Munchak, Gabriel Rivera, and Bill Roe to the inactive roster.
08-15-2011The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Raymond Smith and Cool Papa Bell to the active roster.
08-15-2011The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Gene Foster to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Cool Papa Bell to the inactive roster.
08-15-2011The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Raymond Smith and Cool Papa Bell to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Dick Westmoreland and Gene Foster to the inactive roster.
08-15-2011The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Hal Mangum to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Cool Papa Bell to the inactive roster.
09-06-2010The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Mike Fox and Cool Papa Bell to the active roster.
09-06-2010The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Fair Hooker, Joe Niagara, Bobby McCrory, Joe Lukens, John Mackey, Moe Racine, Rod Huntley, Terry Falcon, Don Poppowell, Monte Clark, and Lionel Taylor to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Herbie Crockett, Van Brownson, Carl White, Roger Pillath, Glen Ray Hines, Reg Thomas, Gene Krupa, Marmaduke Trent, Bruce Landon, Jim House, Jesse Owens, and Cool Papa Bell to the inactive roster.
08-09-2010The Cleveland Ironmen have changed Jim Brooks's name to Cool Papa Bell.
08-09-2010The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Herb Merkle, Hank Walker, Greg Lawson, Chris Collins, Bob Turpin, Dick Stehouwer, John Starkey, and Jim Brooks to the active roster. The Cleveland Ironmen have moved Dave Green, Jim Kregel, Jim Haddix, Ron Colter, Clyde Burruss, Gabriel Rivera, Chris Brown, and Jack Mackalavage to the inactive roster.