PRO CAREER: Top receiver for Chicago in his first three seasons also making an impact as a kickoff returner, earning Pro Bowl honors as a rookie... Has played in 45 games (27 starts) hauling in 133 receptions for 2,214 yards (16.6 ypr) and 12 TDs adding 1,506 yards on 55 kickoff returns (27.4 ypr) and a touchdown... His 16.6 yards per catch is seventh best in the NFL since 2009... 27.4 kickoff return average leads NFL since 2009
PRO CAREER: Top receiver for Chicago in his first three seasons also making an impact as a kickoff returner, earning Pro Bowl honors as a rookie... Has played in 45 games (27 starts) hauling in 133 receptions for 2,214 yards (16.6 ypr) and 12 TDs adding 1,506 yards on 55 kickoff returns (27.4 ypr) and a touchdown... His 16.6 yards per catch is seventh best in the NFL since 2009... 27.4 kickoff return average leads NFL since 2009... Has finished in Top 5 in NFL in receiving average in each of his last two seasons (second in 2011 with 19.6 ypc and fifth in 2010 with 18.8 ypc)... Leads Chicago in receiving yards and is second in receptions and receiving TDs in his three seasons with the Bears... Added 1 special teams tackle and 2 punt returns for 9 yards... Has two career 100-yard receiving games... Ranked 7th in catches and 9th in receiving yards in the NFL amongst all rookies in 2009... Played in 2 playoff games (2 starts), hauling in 6 catches for 104 yards (17.3 avg).
HONORS & AWARDS: 2009 - Pro Bowl; NFC Special Teams Player of the Month (10/10); NFC Special Teams Player of the Week (10/4); Brian Piccolo Award.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted in the fifth round (140th overall) by the Bears in the 2009 NFL Draft... Signed 4-year contract (5/29/09). SIGNED through 2012
2011 SEASON - Started 11 of 14 games played, pacing the Bears with 727 receiving yards on 37 receptions with 2 touchdowns... 19.6 yards per catch was second highest in the NFL... Had 15 kickoff returns for 397 yards (26.5 ypr)... Paced Bears in receiving yards on five occasions and had one 100-yard receiving game (career-high 145 at OAK, 11/27)... Added a 9-yard punt return. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 14-11
PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2010 - Led the team in receiving yards (960) and tied for the team lead in receptions (51) and receiving TDs (5) while starting all 16 games for the first time in his career... Ranked fifth in the NFL in yards per catch (18.8 avg)... Collected 17 receptions of 20+ yards, tied for the tenth highest total in the NFL... Led the Bears in receiving yards on a team-high eight occasions... Also returned 8 kickoffs for 182 yards (22.8 avg)... Carried the ball once for 2 yards... Started both playoff games, catching 6 passes for 104 yards (17.3 avg). 2009 - Ranked second in the NFL with a 29.0 kickoff return mark, returning 32 kickoffs for 927 yards and a TD... Played in 15 games, recording 45 catches for 527 yards (11.7 avg) and 5 TDs... Finished fourth on the team in receiving yards and fifth in receptions... Ranks third all-time amongst Bears rookies in catches and fifth in receiving yards... Had TD in four straight games (3 receiving, 1 kickoff return), the first Bears rookie to accomplish that feat since Walter Payton in 1975... Posted a career-high 83 receiving yards vs. GB (12/13).
COLLEGE CAREER: Two-year letterwinner at Abilene Christian (2007-08) after playing his first two seasons at Tyler (TX) Junior College (2005-06)... Honored as an All-American following both of his seasons at ACU... Hauled in 118 receptions for 2,227 yards and 30 TDs in his two seasons at Abilene... Concluded his career with the most TD receptions in school history... Set the school record with 232 yards receiving vs. Angelo State, and tied the conference and school mark with 4 TD receptions... Just the second player in team annals in post two 1,000-yard receiving seasons... Also set a school single-season record with 17 TD receptions in 2007... Caught 16 passes for 306 yards and 8 TDs in Abilene's four playoff games during career... Returned 21 punts for 188 yards (9.0 avg) and 7 kickoffs for 160 yards (22.9 avg)... Saw action in 13 games at Tyler College (8 starts), catching 45 passes for 1,023 yards (22.7 avg) and 13 TDs.
PERSONAL: Attended Channelview H.S. in Houston... First-team all-state selection as a senior... General studies major at ACU.