LSU defensive tackle Ego Ferguson hadn’t intended to leave school early after his junior season and his mother, Brenda Bryant, never pushed him to declare for the draft.
Those Bears fans who question the method to Phil Emery's drafting madness might say "Ego" is the perfect first name for the general manager's second-round pick Friday night.
Bears GM Phil Emery built for the present this offseason with the re-signings of defensive tackles Jeremiah Ratliff and Nate Collins.
The Jacksonville Jaguars selected quarterback Blake Bortles with the No. 3 overall pick in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, making him the quintessential home-state hero.
Day 2 of the NFL Draft has officially been wrapped up. Here are the full second and third round pick results:
33) Houston Texans