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Former VCU basketball player agrees to NFL deal with Colts

Former VCU basketball player agrees to NFL deal with Colts

The agent for former VCU basketball forward Mo Alie-Cox says his client has agreed to terms with the NFL's Indianapolis Colts.

The Colts signed Erik Swoope a few years ago and they've seen the former University of Miami basketball player develop into a tight end who caught 15 passes for them last season.

Because Alie-Cox was a fifth-year player at VCU, he was eligible for last year's National Football League draft, making him a free agent able to sign with any National Football League team. In 2007 former guard Jesse Pellot-Rosa signed with the NY Jets before being cut from the team after trying to make it as an undrafted free agent. Joe Flanagan said Thursday, April 20, 2017, the 6-foot-7, 250-pound Alie-Cox will fly to Indianapolis to sign the contract on Friday.

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"I didn't think I could play football, but however I'm standing here, finishing my third year of football and I have an economics degree", Swoope said in January. There's a lot of things in my life that if I would have just told myself otherwise it would not be. "I know this is going to be something new, and there will be a huge learning curve".

Alie-Cox hasn't played football since his freshman year of high school, and has only been working out for his football career since the end of VCU's basketball season. He was in graduate school this year playing his last year of college basketball, but he is no longer considered draft-eligible now.


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