Colton Underwood is a former college and NFL tight end. He played college football at Illinois State and was signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent back in 2014.
After retiring from football, Underwood was a contestant on the 14th season of The Bachelorette, and Bachelor in Paradise, and now he’s the next Bachelor. Much like Tim Tebow, he’s a virgin.
Here’s his brief NFL career history.
On May 10, 2014, Underwood was signed as an undrafted free agent by the San Diego Chargers. On August 30, 2014, he was waived. On September 3, 2014, Underwood was signed to the Philadelphia Eagles’ practice squad. On September 9, 2014, he was released from practice squad. On September 23, 2014, Underwood returned to the Chargers and was signed to the their practice squad. On December 29, 2014, he signed a future contract. On September 5, 2015, he was waived. On September 6, 2015, he was placed on injured reserve. On September 10, 2015, he was waived from injured reserve. On December 1, 2015, Underwood was signed to the Raiders’ practice squad. On August 29, 2016, he was released by the Raiders.
You can check out some of Colton’s highlights below:
The Bachelor has wanted Tim Tebow for years, they nabbed this guy instead. A former NFL player who’s a virgin, probably not many of them that exist.