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Washington Signs Tight End With Similar Measureables to Kyle Pitts

David Kaestle
Washington Signs Tight End Sammis Reyes.
Washington Signs Tight End Sammis Reyes. / Andy Lyons/Getty Images

With the 2021 NFL Draft rapidly approaching, Florida tight end Kyle Pitts is one of the hottest names on every team's draft board. Pitts, who is virtually a lock to be a top-10 pick, projected as high as No. 4 overall, has drawn a ton of praise for both his play at Florida and his physical traits that he showed off at his pro day.

However, Pitts isn't the only guy with such impressive measurables. The Washington Football Team has signed another tight end with really similar numbers to Pitts, and he's not even known as a football player. Washington is brining in Chilean basketball standout Sammis Reyes.

Sammis Reyes NFL

Reyes was a part of the NFL's International Player Pathway and actually got the attention of scouts at the very same Florida Pro Day as Pitts.

Reyes isn't the first basketball standout to make his way to the NFL based on athletic ability. Antonio Gates, Jimmy Graham and Julius Peppers all famously made the transition to football from the hardwood, and things turned out pretty well for those guys.

Of course, you can't expect Reyes to match Hall of Fame-level careers, but he certainly has the kind of measurables that you love to see at the position.

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