With The 93rd Pick The Chicago Bears Select…Chris Conte

The Bears drafted safety Chris Conte with the No. 93rd pick in the third-round of the 2011 NFL Draft.
Conte played his first three seasons at the University of California as a cornerback. Last season, was Conte’s first playing time at free safety and it paid off, he was named to the first-team All Pac-10.
In 50 career games at Cal, Conte made 17 starts, 157 tackles, two interceptions, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.
Last season, as a starter at the free safety position, Conte made 72 tackles, two forced fumbles and one interception. Conte also blocked a punt which he returned six yards for a touchdown.
Conte, 6’2″, 199 lbs should fit in well with the Bears defense. Conte has good balance, agility and and speed in coverage.
SI.com calls Conte, ”Intelligent and a fierce defensive back with an improving game. “Conte played behind a aggressive pass-rush at Cal, which should be the

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