Originally written on Fox Sports South  |  By STEVE EUBANKS  |  Last updated 9/3/13

TUSCALOOSA, AL - APRIL 17: Wide receiver Kenny Bell #7 of the Alabama Crimson Tide is stopped by Rod Woodson #18 during the Alabama spring game at Bryant Denny Stadium on April 17, 2010 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Dave Martin/Getty Images)
For decades, college football coaches have preached the virtues of priorities. The list usually included God, family, academics and football. One Alabama player put that message into practice on Tuesday by walking away from the game. He said it was to focus on his children. Kenny Bell, a 21-year-old senior receiver with the Crimson Tide with a career 36 receptions for 712 yards, sent a message to his teammates and the world via Twitter that he would be giving up football to spend time with his young son and daughter. Ive made so many memories here at Alabama, but some things you got to let go, Bell tweeted. Its been a nice run, but Im hanging up my cleats ... time to focus on my responsibilities, my kids. With 17 receptions for 413 yards in 2012, Bell was an instrumental part of Alabamas national championship run although he missed the SEC Championship game and the BCS national title game after breaking his leg in the Iron Bowl, the final regular season game against Aubur...
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