You have to go all the way back to 2008 to find the last Big Ten product selected in the top 10 picks of the NFL Draft.
A pattern has started to emerge in the drafting of Bears GM Phil Emery, beginning with a distinct tendency to be decidedly aggressive rather than conservative in bringing in talent with an emphasi
DaQuan Jones (DT), Penn State
6'4" | 322 lbs.
56 tackles, 11.5 TFL, 3 sacks
Zach Mettenberger (QB), Louisiana State
6'5" | 224 lbs.
192-296 (64.8%), 3,082 yards, 22 TD, 8 INT, 171.4 QB rating
When Lovie Smith was announced as the head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers there was immediate speculation on which Bears would join him in Florida.