2012 NFL Draft, Fourth Round: Bears Select TE Evan Rodriguez

The Bears selected tight end Evan Rodriguez on the third day of the draft.
With their fourth-round selection (111th overall), Chicago decided to go with another pass-catching option for quarterback Jay Cutler.
Evan Rodriguez, 6’2″, 239 lbs reeled in 69 passes for 871 yards and seven touchdowns in 37 games at the University of Temple.
He started his collegiate career at the University of West Virginia, but transferred to Temple after redshirting his freshman year.
He caught 35 passes for 479 yards and two touchdowns last season. His longest reception was 55 yards.
He averaged 12.2 ypc in his three seasons at Temple. He was listed as a fullback/H-back, but is projected to be a tight end for the Bears.
He is very versatile and general manager Phil Emery envisions him to be moved around on offense.
Rodriguez compares himself to Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez because they share the same type of versatility.
Obviously Rodriguez isn’t the

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