|Date of birth:February 26, 1985|
|Place of birth: Richmond, Virginia|
|Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)||Weight: 244 lb (111 kg)|
|Debuted in 2007 for the Chicago Bears|
|* Chicago Bears ( 2007– 2009)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2009|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Fontel Mines (born February 26, 1985 in Richmond, Virginia) is an American Football tight end who is currently a free agent. 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.
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.