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Player Bio

David Bass
DE #91
Height:
6-4
Weight:
256
Age:
23
College:
Missouri Western State
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2013):

TCKL
23
SCK
1.0
FF
0
INT
1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 23 15 8 1.0 0 1 1 24 -- 24 1 0 0
2013 CHI 12 1 23 15 8 1.0 0 1 1 24 24 24 1 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 CIN W 24-21 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 MIN W 31-30 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @PIT W 40-23 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @DET L 32-40 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 NO L 18-26 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 NYG W 27-21 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 @WAS L 41-45 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 @GB W 27-20 3 0 3 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 DET L 19-21 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 BAL W 23-20 4 2 2 -- 0 1 1 24 24 24 1 0 --
12 @STL L 21-42 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @MIN L 20-23 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 DAL W 45-28 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 @CLE W 38-31 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 @PHI L 11-54 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 GB L 28-33 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

Played four years at Missouri Western State… Racked up 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… Totaled 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…
Played four years at Missouri Western State… Racked up 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… Totaled 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… Forced a fumble and recovered an additional fumble vs. Fort Hays State… Scored first career touchdown on a 55-yard interception return vs. Pittsburg State… Broke program record for career sacks vs. William Jewell… Started 12 games and posted 55 tackles (35) as a junior… Posted a career-high 14.5 sacks to lead the conference and mark the second-highest single-season total in program history… Set a school record with 20 tackles for loss… A first-team Don Hansen All-American selection… Named first-team Daktronics All-American and AP Little-American…Recorded two four-sack performances, each tying a school record for most in a single game…Earned MIAA Defensive Player of the Week honors twice and was the D2Football.com Player of the Week once… Ranked fourth in the nation with 1.21 sacks per game… Also ranked 18th in the nation with 1.67 tackles for loss per game… Named first-team All-MIAA… Played in 12 games as a junior, totaling 10.5 tackles for loss and eight sacks…Posted two interceptions and four quarterback hurries… Recorded a career-high 11 tackles vs. Truman State… Named second-team All-MIAA… Started all 12 games as a redshirt freshman… Posted 47 tackles (27) and 9.5 tackles for loss, including 6.5 sacks… Had one fumble recovery and one interception… Led team with eight passes defensed and three quarterback hurries… Named the 2009 Mineral Water Bowl Defensive MVP after recording seven tackles (six), 2.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, one fumble recovery and one interception… Majored in criminal justice… 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.