| American football player|
6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Hermitage High School
| (1985-02-26) February 26, 1985 (age 30)|
Fontel Mines Wikipedia
Fontel Mines (born February 26, 1985) is a wide receivers coach for the James Madison Dukes and a former American football tight end in the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He played college football at Virginia.
Mines attended Hermitage High School in Richmond, Virginia and was a student and a letterman in football and basketball. In football, as a senior, he was a first-team Group AAA All-state selection and made 37 receptions for 674 yards and ten touchdowns.
Mines played collegiately at the University of Virginia. He played in 42 games, starting 20. He had 68 career receptions for 737 yards and 5 touchdowns.
Mines was signed to the Chicago Bears practice squad on September 2, 2007. They signed him to the active roster on December 26, 2007.
After spending the 2008 season on the Bears' practice squad, Mines was re-signed to a future contract on December 29, 2008. He was waived/injured on August 25 and subsequently reverted to injured reserve.
Mines was waived by the Bears on March 1, 2010.