CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Panthers have signed tight end Eric Wallace, a former college basketball and Australian football player who played the NFL version of football at age 14.
The team announced Monday that the 6-foot-6, 260-pound Wallace signed a three-year undrafted rookie contract worth the league minimum.
The Winston-Salem native played one year of basketball at Ohio State and three years at DePaul. While looking into basketball options overseas, he was approached about playing Australian Rules Football. He spent three seasons playing in Australia.