From NBC Sports:
Darren Fells played four years of college basketball at UC Irvine and another five years of professional basketball in places like Belgium, Finland and Argentina, but the former high school football standout had an itch to try football once again after giving up the sport for college. The 28-year-old Fells was an all-state receiver at Fullerton High School in California but opted to play basketball at UC Irvine instead of football scholarship offers to programs like UCLA.

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