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Chiefs hope to turn Lithuanian discus star into linebacker

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The Kansas City Chiefs have signed their newest player to the roster.

The Mississippi State product has never played organized football in his life. It's a far cry from previous rocks that John Dorsey has turned over, such as trying to bring Canadian Football League players across the border or convert college basketball players who haven't played football since high school.

Still Dorsey saw something in Kieras to want to sign him. Clearly the blend of size, speed, strength and athleticism was enough to officially offer him a contract. It will be fun to watch his progression during OTAs. A bit more on him from Hail State Beat:

The school record holder in the discus throw, TK, as he's called, measured in at 6'3" and 271 pounds while pumping out 24 reps on the 225-pound bench press, running an unofficial 4.69 40-yard dash, recording a vertical leap of 35" and a broad jump of 9'8".

You can read the full story of his transition to attempt to make the NFL here.

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