Originally written on Denver Post  |  Last updated 10/16/11

ST. LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 11: Daniel Fells #46 of the St. Louis Rams is tackled by Benny Sapp #22 of the Minnesota Vikings at the Edward Jones Dome on October 11, 2009 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
Over and over, Daniel Fells' NFL dreams could have ended before he even finished college. A tight end at the University of California-Davis, Fells endured academic troubles, a torn ACL and a broken ankle before getting his shot at an NFL tryout.
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