Fontel Mines
Free Agent
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-02-26) February 26, 1985 (age 34)
Place of birth: Richmond, Virginia
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 244 lb (111 kg)
Career information
College: Virginia
Debuted in 2007 for the Chicago Bears
Career history
* Chicago Bears ( 2007 2009)
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2009
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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.

Early yearsEdit

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.[1]

College careerEdit

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.[1]

Professional careerEdit

Chicago BearsEdit

Mines was signed to the Chicago Bears practice squad on September 2, 2007.[2] 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.


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