LUBBOCK, Texas — Marcus Santos-Silva tweeted an image of himself Monday with prayer emojis the message, “Excited about the next part of my career.”

The text below the image said Santos-Silva will switch from basketball to football and seek a spot in the NFL. The image was labeled with a logo from The Sports & Entertainment Group.

“We are excited and proud to welcome @marcus_silva97 to the TSEG Family! From basketball forward to football tight end, Marcus is a consummate and versatile athlete. He is ready to make his impact in the @nfl! #2022 #Tightend #Athlete Representation #NFL #TSEGFamily #MarcusSantosSilva #TexasTech #VCU”