Mac Engel: Five years and 100 pounds later, ex-TCU basketball player has turned pro, in football

Devonta Abron thinks he last played football when he was about 7, meaning the ideal time to get back into the sport is 21 years later. In between his football careers, Abron was a starting power forward at the University of Arkansas and TCU. Abron finished his NCAA basketball career in 2016. “After I finished college I went to Austria and played [professional basketball],” Abron said in a phone interview on Friday. “When I was done playing basketball, I picked up a lot of weight and decided to give football a try.” When Abron played for coach Trent Johnson at TCU, he was 6-foot-8, 255 pounds. …

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