Originally written on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 3/4/13
Darnell Sanders played tight end at Ohio State and then spent three seasons in the NFL from 2002-2004. The former fourth-round pick had 18 catches for 118 yards and two touchdowns in his brief pro career. Since his career ended nearly a decade ago, Sanders appears to have gotten into CrossFit to stay in shape and remain competitive. Sanders even entered The Open, which is the first step towards qualifying for the 2013 CrossFit Games. He even recorded this hilarious video a month ago where he proclaims he is the “Fittest Man on Earth,” before joking about all his workout limitations. The video made it to the CrossFit Games Facebook page Monday, which is where my CrossFit-obsessed cousin saw it and passed it along to us. “The reason I signed up for the 2013 CrossFit Open is because I am the fittest man on Earth. Believe that,” Sanders starts off. “Just leave out toes-to-bar — a girl beat me at it today — she’s the athlete of the month, though, so that don’t count. Leave out handstand push-ups unless we can do floor (four?) pads — my arms are really long. Leave out rope climbs — black folks don’t like heights. We hate heights. Double unders — I need to practice more. If we do pull-ups, leave it by ten, because I start losing my grip after that. Leave out muscle-ups. “Other than that, Rich Froning, you can’t even see me. Fittest Man on Earth right here, believe that. Darnell Sanders. Watch out for me in the 2013 Games.” Here’s Sanders’ CrossFit profile for the 2013 Games. Sanders belongs to CrossFit Cleveland and will be competing in the Central East region. If he doesn’t qualify for The Games, he may have a future in comedy. The post Ex-Browns TE Darnell Sanders proclaims he is ‘Fittest Man on Earth’ in hilarious CrossFit Games video appeared first on Larry Brown Sports. Related posts: Darnell Dockett, Deion Sanders Come to Bobby Bowden’s Defense Deion Sanders explains why he tweeted about the Pilar Sanders assault incident Darnell Dockett calls AJ McCarron ‘sissy boy;’ McCarron says let’s count rings
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Are LeBron, Cavs just playing teenage games?

Bucks president threatens move to Vegas, Seattle

ESPYs golf classic moving from Trump course

Report: Pierre-Paul could miss training camp, start of season

Report: Spurs sign David West

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Report: Marc Gasol signs five-year deal with Grizzlies

Manu Ginobili announces he will return next season

Robinson Cano dealing with stomach ailment all season

Tony Romo on Dez Bryant's contract: 'I think it will work out'

Dwayne Bowe: I’m here to fill Josh Gordon’s shoes

Report: DeAndre Jordan was tired of Chris Paul's antics

Carli Lloyd needs help to carry all her World Cup awards

Russell Wilson abstaining from sex with girlfriend Ciara

Coach K on meeting Beyonce for first time: 'I felt like 13'

Three-star TE Michael Irvin Jr. commits to Miami

Bryce Harper skipping HR Derby because of dad's injury

Braves the most interesting team to watch at the deadline?

Video shows FSU QB De'Andre Johnson punching woman

Is James Harden dating Khloe Kardashian?

Odell Beckham Jr. poses for nude version of 'The Catch'

Dwyane Wade: I'll retire 'when I can no longer play'

How Matt Ryan became “Matty Ice”

The long road of an NBA second-round pick

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Are LeBron, Cavs just playing teenage games?

Bucks threatens move to Vegas, Seattle

Bryce Harper to skip Home Run Derby

Video shows De'Andre Johnson punching woman

Odell Beckham Jr. poses for nude version of 'The Catch'

Report: Giants pull offer to Pierre-Paul

Report: Jordan was tired of Chris Paul

2015 All-Star starters announced

JPP injured in fireworks mishap?

Odell Beckham doesn't want to be known for 'the catch'

Russell Wilson 'would definitely consider' playing for Mariners

Solo, Rapinoe among USWNT stars up for World Cup awards

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.