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Bears' top 3 picks featured in 'Meet the Rookies'

Bears rookies Velus Jones Jr., Jaquan Brisker and Kyler Gordon
Bears rookies Velus Jones Jr., Jaquan Brisker and Kyler Gordon

As training camp looms, fans can take an in-depth look at the Bears' top three 2022 draft picks via a video series that was launched this week.

The three-part "Meet the Rookies" powered by CDW documentary features behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with cornerback Kyler Gordon, safety Jaquan Brisker and receiver Velus Jones Jr.

This is the eighth straight year of "Meet the Rookies," which chronicles the journeys the rookies traversed to the NFL. The Bears sent video crews to the players' hometowns to speak with their parents and former coaches.

The series can be viewed on, the free Chicago Bears Official App brought to you by Verizon and the team's social media channels, including YouTube. It will culminate with a 30-minute special featuring all three episodes on FOX 32 in Chicago Saturday at 9:30 p.m.

Gordon earned the nickname "Mr. Spotlight" at an early age after surpassing all ceilings in competitive dance and Kung Fu, but the pressure of being on the stage by himself pushed him to explore other sports, eventually leading him to a football field. His former Kung Fu coach described him as "one of those kids that can do anything he puts his mind to."

A bond formed through devastating loss and hard work drove Brisker out of his circumstances and onto the field at Penn State. Although he took an unconventional route to the Nittany Lions football program—making a stop at Lackawanna College—his hard work and determination kept him competing at a high level.

Jones' path to the NFL was anything but ordinary. He played six seasons of college football—four at USC and two at Tennessee—and ended his collegiate career as one of the most improved players in the nation. Despite coming into the NFL at 25 years old, Jones, with his rare combination of size and speed, is determined to prove that his age is irrelevant by staying true to the mantra "head up, faith strong."