Mark Vital may be known by more people in basketball circles at the moment, but he's hoping the change that by making a name for himself on the football field. Vital, who was most notably a member of Baylor's national championship-winning team last season, is now trying his hand in the NFL. The former guard is signing on with the Seattle Seahawks' practice squad, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network.
It's been quite a while since Vital played football — he gave up the sport in eighth grade to focus on basketball — so there will certainly be a learning curve he'll need to adjust to while on Seattle's practice unit. Of course, a spot on the practice squad isn't exactly a huge investment on the Seahawks' part, but Vital will be a fascinating project to watch unfold with the organization.
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