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Former NFL Players Clay Harbor, Colton Underwood to Be on 'Bachelorette'

Adam Wells@adamwells1985Featured ColumnistMay 17, 2018

New Orleans Saints tight end Clay Harbor (80) leaves the field after an NFL preseason football game against the Cleveland Browns, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
Ron Schwane/Associated Press

The upcoming season of ABC reality series The Bachelorette will have two NFL players as contestants. 

Tight end Clay Harbor and linebacker Colton Underwood will be among the 28 men vying for the affections of Becca Kufrin.

Chris Burke @ChrisBurkeNFL

So, not only is @PFF_Mike on the new season of The Bachelorette, but apparently so are former NFL players Clay Harbor and Colton Underwood. https://t.co/jwlfttOREL

Harbor most recently played for the New Orleans Saints during the 2017 preseason but was placed on injured reserve on Aug. 27 and didn't appear in a regular-season game. He played with four different teams over seven seasons from 2010-16, winning a Super Bowl with the New England Patriots in 2016. 

Underwood has spent time on the practice squads for the San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles and Oakland Raiders from 2014-16. He has never played in a regular-season NFL game. 

The new season of The Bachelorette premieres on May 28 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC. 

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