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San Jose State football recruiting: Four-star WR Kanya Bell signs with Spartans

San Jose State beat out USC and other national programs to land one of their biggest recruits in school history in wide receiver Kanya Bell.

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Name: Kanya Bell
Position: Wide receiver
Weight: 160 pounds
Height: 6-foot
School: Long Beach Poly HS, California
Offers: USC, UCLA, Boise State, Nebraska, Oregon State, Arizona State, Utah, Washington, Washington State

Head coach Ron Caragher is hauling in one of the best classes in a very long time, if not ever, for San Jose State, and a lot of it has to do with being able to get wide receiver Kanya Bell to sign with San Jose State.

Bell chose the Spartans over USC and other Power Five programs, and Boise State who plays at that level. One key reason Bell chose San Jose State was due to their uniform combinations.

Bell clearly needs to had to his 160-pound frame to be a real threat at the FBS level, but his speed and playmaking ability in high school is a reason that so many top notch programs went after him. A knee injury limited him in his junior year and he transferred for his final year of eligibility, and that likely scared off some of the bigger schools to sign him. That is San Jose State's gain for believing in Bell to be a key player for this class.

Check out Bell's highlights (these are prior to his senior year)