Two years ago, former Bears general manager Jerry Angelo spent a seventh-round supplemental draft pick on running back Harvey Unga from BYU. The Bears were a bit low on RB depth at the time, so the move seemed to fit what the Bears were thinking about for the future. Unga was a pretty good college player: he was fast, big and caught the ball well out of the backfield. He was given the Lovie Smith redshirt in year one, and then in year two was put on the protected reserve list with personal problems.
For the first time in the history of the NFL Supplemental Draft, the Chicago Bears made a selection on Thursday. In the seventh round the Bears selected BYU running back Harvey Unga. Unga, 6'0", 244 lbs, is the all-time leading rush... Read Post
The Chicago Bears did something unusual today in the NFL Supplemental Draft—they actually made a selection. With a seventh round supplemental pick, the Bears went ahead and selected BYU running back Harvey Unga. Unga led the Cougars... Read Post
The Chicago Bears selected former BYU running back Harvey Unga today in the seventh round of the NFL’s supplemental draft. That’s right, the seventh round. There were said to have been many teams interested in his services going int... Read Post