Bell made a 9-yard catch from Aiden O’Connell but bounced hard off the turf and stayed down.
Purdue training officials attended to Bell for several minutes and the Boilermakers players came off the sideline out of concern.
After the game, Purdue reported that Bell “is up, walking and with his teammates after receiving evaluation by team medical personnel.”
Bell had 8 catches for 73 yards, including a spectacular 32-yarder despite being interfered with.
Coming into the matchup, Bell had 14 catches for 255 yards and 3 touchdowns. He has 18 touchdowns in 21 career games at Purdue.
This article originally appeared on Lafayette Journal & Courier: Purdue WR David Bell carted off field after big hit vs. Notre Dame