The Badalona Dracs of Spain sign former NFL player Chad Upshaw for the 2011 season!
The Badalona Dracs have announced the signing of Chad Upshaw, formerly of the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos of the NFL). The 6'4" 245 lb Upshaw graduated from the University of Buffalo where he played for four years.
Originally from Southport in Connecticut, he is part of a family of football: his father played for the Toronto Blue Jays and for the Cleveland Indians. Upshaw is also the nephew of Gene Upshaw, a Oakland Raiders players in the 70's who's been on the Hall of Fame of the NFL since 1987.
Upshaw signed a 3-year contract with the Carolina Panthers in 2007 but finished with the Denver Broncos. He decided to play in Europe by signing with the Badalona Dracs for the 2011 season.