Player Bio

Will Sutton
DL #93
Height:
6-0
Weight:
315
Age:
23
College:
Arizona State
Hometown:
Corona, CA
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2015 PRE):

TCKL
6
SCK
1.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 22 15 7 0.0 0 2 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2014 CHI 15 5 22 15 7 0.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Started 5-of-15 games at defensive tackle in his 2014 rookie season with the Bears, tallying 25 tackles – including 2.5 TFLs – and 2 pass breakups... Made NFL debut on September 7, 2014 vs. Buffalo... Made first NFL start on September 23, 2014 at the New York Jets.
PRO CAREER: Started 5-of-15 games at defensive tackle in his 2014 rookie season with the Bears, tallying 25 tackles – including 2.5 TFLs – and 2 pass breakups... Made NFL debut on September 7, 2014 vs. Buffalo... Made first NFL start on September 23, 2014 at the New York Jets.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Chicago Bears in the 3rd round (82nd overall) of the 2014 NFL draft... Signed 4-year contract with the Bears (5/15/14). SIGNED through 2017

2014 SEASON: Saw action in 15 contests starting 5 games at defensive tackle (Games 3-5 and 12-13 due to Jeremiah Ratliff’s concussion)… 5 starts were tied for 3rd amongst Bears rookies… Recorded 25 tackles – including 2.5 TFLs – 3 QB pressures and 2 pass breakups… 2.5 TFLs ranks 2nd amongst Bears rookies… Inactive Game 15 due to illness. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 15-5

COLLEGE: Only the second player named Pat Tillman Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year twice... Finished with 161 career tackles, including 45.5 for loss, good for 8th all-time at ASU... 20.5 career sacks rank as the 7th most in school history... Saw action in 51 games, with 34 starts... In 2012, he and former teammate, Carl Bradford, became just the first duo in school history to post double-digit sacks in the same season since 1994… Combined with Bradford for 44 tackles for loss in 2012, the most for a duo in ASU history and the first duo to record 20+ TFLs since Al Harris (22) and Bob Kohrs (20) in 1978... Named the Mike Haynes Defensive MVP and earned the Frank Kush Captains Award at the 2013 team banquet.

PERSONAL: A graduate of Centennial High School (Corona, CA)... Ranked as the No. 33 defensive tackle in the country by Scout.com... Regarded as the top defensive tackle in the state of California by ESPN Scouts, Inc.... Listed as the No. 42 defensive tackle in the nation by Rivals.com... Also labeled by Rivals.com as the No. 2 defensive tackle in the state of California and the state’s No. 40 overall recruit... Played in the 2009 Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in Myrtle Beach, SC.... Totaled 101 tackles (23 solo) as a senior... Led the Huskies with 11.5 quarterback sacks... Blocked 4 punts and recovered 1 fumble... Registered 48 tackles as a junior... Added 2.5 quarterback sacks and 1 fumble recovery... Father, Mickey, played defensive back and punt returner for the Los Angeles Rams (1986-88, ‘90), the Green Bay Packers (1989) and the Buffalo Bills (1989).

Recent Articles

  • 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.

  • Bears agree to terms with Sutton

    Posted May 15, 2014

    The Bears on Thursday became the first NFL team to have their entire draft class under contract when they agreed to a four-year deal with third-round pick Will Sutton.

  • Emery on Long-Sutton connection

    Posted May 13, 2014

    In an exclusive video interview with ChicagoBears.com, general manager Phil Emery explained how third-round pick Will Sutton played a role in the Bears drafting Kyle Long a year ago.

  • Bears draft pair of d-tackles

    Posted May 9, 2014

    The Bears spent back-to-back draft picks on defensive tackles Friday night, selecting LSU's Ego Ferguson in the second round and Arizona State's Will Sutton in the third.

Recent Videos

  • ITB: Big guys, compact cars mashup

    Posted May 26, 2015

    It's the very best of 'Big Guys in Compact Cars.' Willie Young, Jared Allen, Will Sutton and more relive their best moments riding along with Anthony Adams.

  • ITB: Bears visit tornado victims

    Posted May 13, 2015

    Bears defensive tackle Will Sutton and tight end Blake Annen visit the town of Fairdale to help those who were affected by last month’s devastating tornadoes.

  • Confidential: Ferguson, Sutton

    Posted Jan 4, 2015

    Jeff Joniak, voice of the Bears, sits down with rookie defensive tackles Ego Ferguson and Will Sutton on Bears Confidential.

  • ITB: Big Guys, Compact Cars-Sutton

    Posted Nov 14, 2014

    Anthony Adams and Will Sutton go for a ride in "Big Guys in Compact Cars." Sutton talks about not getting a haircut since grammar school and his nicknames.