Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 3/6/13
The Seattle Seahawks have a new tight end, one who's last job was with Libertad Sunchales, a professional basketball team in Argentina. Darren Fells, all 6-foot-7, 280-pounds of him, signed a three-year deal after working out for the team on Tuesday, reports Yahoo! Sports. Forget towering DBs, how about towering TEs? Fells was an all-state tight end in high school at Fullerton High in Fullerton, Ca., but chose to stick to basketball at UC Irvine. He's also the brother of New England Patriots tight end Daniel Fells. "I am very, very proud of my brother," Fells told the "zotcubed" UC Irvine blog in Jan., 2012. "All of his hard work and dedication has paid off big time. Every year he has improved and every year he has made an impact for his team. Right now, being able to fight in the playoffs and have a chance at getting a championship ring is something I admire." Darren has also played He also has played professional basketball in Mexico, France, Finland and Belgium. var switchTo5x=true; stLight.options({publisher:''});
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