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Former FAMU Safety Markquese Bell has landed a spot on the Dallas Cowboys roster

A football player in a green jersey runs past a player in a white jersey who is trying, unsuccessfully, to tackle him.
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Southeastern Louisiana running back Taron Jones escapes the tackle of FAMU safety Markquese Bell en route to a 39 yard touchdown reception during the fourth quarter of a NCAA FCS playoff game at Strawberry Stadium. Jones finished with 85 receiving yards, 55 rushing yards and two total touchdowns in the Lions' 38-14 win. (Photo by Will Brown)

Florida A&M University’s former safety, Markquese Bell, has made the Dallas Cowboys's 53-man roster. The news has Rattler Nation cheering as the university itself has been mired in housing and athletic woes.

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Lynn Hatter is a Florida A&M University graduate with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Lynn has served as reporter/producer for WFSU since 2007 with education and health care issues as her key coverage areas.  She is an award-winning member of the Capital Press Corps and has participated in the NPR Kaiser Health News Reporting Partnership and NPR Education Initiative. 

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