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.

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