The former four-star recruit started at cornerback against FIU.
True freshman Tyrrell Pigrome impressed in his debut, but Bell said Perry Hills is the guy for the time being.
The Terps’ new coaching staff and reasonable schedule are reasons for optimism.
Players in the Champions Club receive Under Armour gear and special dinners.
Former defensive end Yannick Ngakoue, defensive back Sean Davis, defensive lineman Quinton Jefferson and kicker Brad Craddock could join NFL teams by the end of the weekend.
Bell managed an injury-plagued offense the past two seasons.
The Terps are optimistic about their young talent after three straight losing seasons.
The Terps finish their season against Michigan, No. 24 Michigan State and No. 7 Penn State.
The Terps recorded just 85 yards on 31 carries against Northwestern.