Player Bio

David Bass
DE #91
Height:
6-4
Weight:
256
Age:
24
College:
Missouri Western State
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
2
SCK
1.0
FF
1
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 25 16 9 2.0 0 1 1 24 -- 24 1 1 0
2014 CHI 3 0 2 1 1 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2013 CHI 12 1 23 15 8 1.0 0 1 1 24 24 24 1 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 BUF L 20-23 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @SF W 28-20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @NYJ W 27-19 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 GB L 17-38 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @CAR L 24-31 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 @GB L 14-55 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 MIN W 21-13 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 TB W 21-13 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Appeared in 12 games with 1 start during his 2013 rookie season with the Bears, gathering 20.5 tackles - including 1 sack and 2.5 TFLs - 1 INT which he returned 24 yards for a touchdown and 1 PBU... With INT on 11/17/2013 vs. BAL, became first Bears rookie defensive lineman to record an interception since DT Jon Norris (10/18/87 vs. NO)... First Bears defensive lineman to have an INT return TD since Michael Haynes (11/14/04 at TEN, 45-yard score).
PRO CAREER: Appeared in 12 games with 1 start during his 2013 rookie season with the Bears, gathering 20.5 tackles - including 1 sack and 2.5 TFLs - 1 INT which he returned 24 yards for a touchdown and 1 PBU... With INT on 11/17/2013 vs. BAL, became first Bears rookie defensive lineman to record an interception since DT Jon Norris (10/18/87 vs. NO)... First Bears defensive lineman to have an INT return TD since Michael Haynes (11/14/04 at TEN, 45-yard score).

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Oakland in the 7th round (233rd overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft… Signed 4-year contract with Raiders (6/7/13)... Waived by Oakland (8/31/13)… Acquired by Chicago from waivers (9/1/13). SIGNED through 2016

2013 SEASON: Appeared in 12 games for Chicago with 1 start, recording 20.5 tackles - including 1 sack and 2.5 TFLs - 1 INT and 1 PBU... Returned INT 24 yards for first NFL touchdown vs. BAL (11/17)... Made NFL debut vs. NO (10/6)... Made first NFL start (11/10) vs. DET... Recorded first NFL sack at STL (11/24)... Inactive Games 1-4. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 12-1

COLLEGE: Played 4 years at Missouri Western State… Racked up school-record 40.5 sacks during collegiate career... Started 50 consecutive games to set a school record... Earned All-American honors following both junior and senior seasons... Started 14 games as a senior totaling 61 tackles (36 solo), 11.5 sacks and seven passes defensed... One of eight finalists for the Gene Upshaw Award, presented to the top lineman in Division II... Named first-team All-MIAA... Earned second-team AP Little-American honors... A second-team Daktronics All-American and a third-team Beyond Sports College Network All-American selection... Played in East-West Shrine Game... As a junior, started 12 games and posted 55 tackles (35), 14.5 sacks, 20 TFLs... First-team Don Hansen All-American selection… Named first-team Daktronics All-American and AP Little-American... Named first-team All-MIAA... Played in 12 games as a sophomore, totaling 10.5 tackles for loss, 8 sacks and 2 INTS... Named second-team All-MIAA… Started all 12 games as a redshirt freshman, posting 47 tackles, 9.5 tackles for loss, 6.5 sacks, 1 fumble recovery, 1 INT and team-high 8 passes defensed... Named the 2009 Mineral Water Bowl Defensive MVP after recording 7 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, 1 fumble recovery and 1 interception… Majored in criminal justice

PERSONAL: Attended University City High School in St. Louis, Mo...  A three-sport athlete, participating in football, basketball and track and field... A second-team all-conference selection as a tight end and defensive end... Captained both his high school football and basketball teams as a junior and senior... Earned the Fab-25 Demetrius Johnson football award for defensive line in Missouri and Illinois... An all-metro selection in football and basketball.

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Position Review: Defensive line

    Posted Jan 28, 2014

    Tom Thayer and Larry Mayer review how the defensive line performed in 2013.

  • Top 15: Bass's soaring pick six

    Posted Dec 30, 2013

    Rookie defensive end David Bass leaped high at the line of scrimmage to intercept a Joe Flacco pass and returned it 24 yards for a TD in an eventual 23-20 overtime victory.

  • ITB: Rookies give thanks

    Posted Dec 3, 2013

    Kyle Long, Jonathan Bostic, Khaseem Greene, David Bass, and the rest of the Bears' rookie class recently distributed 400 turkeys and Thanksgiving fixings to military families in the Chicago area.

  • Playbook: Crowding the line

    Posted Nov 26, 2013

    Tom Thayer breaks down two defensive plays against the Rams that were successful because of the unpredictability of the LBs lining up with the defensive lineman.