PRO:Began his NFL career on the Detroit Lions practice squad in 2012.
COLLEGE:A two-time first team All-Mountain West selection, Messina finished his career with the Lobos as the Mountain West all-time leader in tackles with 454, as well as third on the school’s career tackles list.
2011:First team All- Mountain West after leading the conference in tackles with 142 for the third-consecutive season, also finishing tied for sixth nationally.
2010:Second team All-Mountain West.
2009:Named first team All-Mountain West in addition to Honorable Mention All-America recognition by both CollegeFootballNews.com and SI.com.
2008:Made his lone start in week six at Wyoming as a redshirt freshman and had 35 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks on the season.
Tim Twentyman covers all the news from Day 3 of Lions Training Camp including Joique Bell's return to Wayne State, the addition of Quintin Payton and more.
Wednesday evening’s practice at Wayne State University’s Adams Field is where Joique Bell had one of the greatest careers by a running back in the history of NCAA Division II football.
Brad Galli sits down with Joique Bell to hear how he committed to play football at Wayne State University and the path that choice took him on over the next nine years.
Tom Leyden, Rob Rubick and Herman Moore talk with Tom Lewand at Wayne State about the solid turnout and why fans shouldn’t be worried about Ndamukong Suh’s contract situation.