Player Bio

Dom DeCicco
LB #57
Height:
6-4
Weight:
230
College:
Pittsburgh
Experience:
2
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 20 12 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2012 CHI 4 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 CHI 16 12 11 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Appeared in all 16 contests during rookie season and finished second on the Bears with 17 special teams tackles... 17 special teams tackles are the most by a Bears rookie since Corey Graham had 20 in 2007.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Entered NFL as an undrafted free agent with Chicago (7/26/11). SIGNED through 2013
PRO CAREER: Appeared in all 16 contests during rookie season and finished second on the Bears with 17 special teams tackles... 17 special teams tackles are the most by a Bears rookie since Corey Graham had 20 in 2007.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Entered NFL as an undrafted free agent with Chicago (7/26/11). SIGNED through 2013

2011 SEASON: Played in all 16 games on special teams... Finished second on the Bears with 17 special teams tackles. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 16-0

COLLEGE: Two-time all-Big East pick at Pittsburgh (2007-10)... Appeared in 48 games for the Panthers, making 36 starts... Finished career with 244 tackles (166 solo), 1.0 sack, 12 fumble recoveries, 12 PBUs and 7.0 TFLs... Named first-team all-Big East as a senior and named captain... Started all 12 games he played in, including seven at strong safety and five at WLB... Credited with a team-high 94 tackles, 6.0 TFLs and 5 INTs... Played in the Texas vs. The Nation All-Star Game... As a junior, started in all 13 games at strong safety... All-Big East (second team)... Collected 88 tackles, 3 INTs, 3 PBUs and a forced fumble... Named Big East Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against USF... Played in 13 games as a sophomore, starting 11 at strong safety... Notched 56 tackles and a team-high four interceptions, which ranked third in the Big East... Lettered as a true freshman, playing in 10 games and posting 6 tackles.

PERSONAL: Three-year starter on both sides of the ball for perennial WPIAL Class AAA power Thomas Jefferson... Switched from receiver to quarterback for his senior season and was a 1,000-yard rusher and passer... Pittsburgh Post-Gazette WPIAL Class AAA Player of the Year.

Recent Articles

  • Funeral mass held for Doug Buffone

    Posted Apr 25, 2015

    Doug Buffone’s family, friends, ex-teammates, co-workers and fans gathered at Old St. Patrick’s Church in Chicago Friday to say goodbye to the popular former Bears linebacker.

  • Bears help with tornado relief efforts

    Posted Apr 25, 2015

    Bears defensive tackle Will Sutton and tight end Blake Annen traveled to Fairdale, Ill., Friday to help those affected by tornadoes that devastated parts of northern Illinois April 9.

  • Draft features deep pool of receivers

    Posted Apr 24, 2015

    The crop of receivers in the 2015 NFL Draft appears to be just as deep and talented as it was last year when four first-round picks had monster seasons as rookies.

  • Gurley, Gordon are top backs in draft

    Posted Apr 23, 2015

    Most draft analysts view Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon (pictured) and Georgia’s Todd Gurley as the top running backs in the draft, though there’s also more depth at the position than in years past.

Recent Videos

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    Posted Apr 22, 2015

    Inside the Bears co-host Lyndsay Petruny follows Staley to a local school where he teaches kids about the importance of anti-bullying.

  • Bears Schedule Release 2015

    Posted Apr 21, 2015

    Jeff Joniak and Larry Mayer break down the Bears' 2015 schedule.

  • ITB: Ditka's draft day

    Posted Apr 21, 2015

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  • ITB: Bushrod plays Whisper Challenge

    Posted Apr 20, 2015

    Bears offensive lineman Jermon Bushrod and Inside the Bears co-host Anthony Adams play the "Whisper Challenge." Watch as they wear headphones trying to guess what random phrase the other is saying.