- The Bears used their second selection of the sixth round to select Newsome at pick No. 221 in the 2021 NFL Draft
Newsome appeared in 43 games over four seasons for the Tar Heels, catching 188 passes for 2,435 yards and 18 touchdowns. The 5-11, 190-pounder had a breakout junior year in 2019, establishing career highs in all receiving categories with 72 receptions, 1,018 yards and 10 TDs. Last season Newsome followed with 54 catches for 684 yards and six TDs. He also returned punts the past three years at North Carolina, averaging 11.1 yards with one touchdown on 48 returns.
Dazz Newsome: 'I don't think they've seen enough' | Press Conference
Wide receiver Dazz Newsome addresses the media following Tuesday's training camp practice at Halas Hall.
Dazz Newsome: 'Just gotta keep grinding' | Press Conference
Wide receiver Dazz Newsome meets with the media after Sunday's training camp practice at Halas Hall.
Newsome on building chemistry with rookie class
Wide receiver Dazz Newsome meets with the media before Saturday's rookie minicamp practice at Halas Hall.
Bears scout on Dazz Newsome's play: 'He has a knack for getting open'
Chicago Bears area scout John Syty and Jeff Joniak break down wide receiver Dazz Newsome, who was selected in the sixth round of the 2021 NFL Draft out of North Carolina.
Dazz Newsome College Highlights
Take a look at highlights from Bears wide receiver Dazz Newsome's college career at North Carolina.
Dazz Newsome on being drafted by the Bears
Wide receiver Dazz Newsome meets with the Chicago media after being drafted by the Bears in the 6th round of the 2021 NFL Draft.
Dazz Newsome: 'I'm ready to compete'
Lauren Screeden catches up with Bears' new wide receiver Dazz Newsome after being selected 221st overall in the 2021 NFL Draft.
Roster Moves: Bears sign 13 players to practice squad
Running backs Ryan Nall and Artavis Pierce were among 13 players signed to the Bears practice squad Wednesday, leaving three spots still available.
Quick Hits: Newsome undeterred despite injury
An injury that sidelined Bears receiver Dazz Newsome for most of the offseason hasn't altered his goal to make an impact as a rookie. "It was definitely upsetting," said the sixth-round draft pick, "but it's just a minor setback."
Quick Hits: Newsome activated off PUP list
Rookie receiver Dazz Newsome was removed from the physically unable to perform (PUP) list Monday and practiced on a limited basis for the first time since the start of training camp.
Roster Move: Cohen, Newsome placed on PUP list
The Bears on Sunday placed veteran running back Tarik Cohen and rookie receiver Dazz Newsome on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list.
Bears 2021 position preview: Special teams
Veteran kicker Cairo Santos is back with the Bears following a record-breaking 2020 season, having re-signed with the team along with holder/punter Pat O'Donnell and long-snapper Patrick Scales.
Bears 2021 position preview: Wide receiver
Talented veteran Allen Robinson II and promising second-year pro Darnell Mooney return to lead a Bears receiving corps that added speedy free agents Marquise Goodwin and Damiere Byrd during the offseason.
Roster moves: Bears ink five 2021 draft picks
The Bears on Wednesday signed five of their seven 2021 draft picks to four-year contracts.
Newsome hungry to earn job as Bears rookie
Speaking to reporters, Bears rookie receiver Dazz Newsome lamented that there are no Waffle Houses in the Chicago area while also vowing to work as hard as possible in his quest to earn a roster spot.
Numbers game: Jackson switching from 39 to 4
The Bears announced Thursday that safety Eddie Jackson is changing jersey numbers from No. 39 to No. 4 and also revealed the numbers that have been assigned to their rookies.
Bears receive high marks for impressive draft
The Bears nearly earned straight A's from national analysts for a 2021 draft class headed by quarterback Justin Fields and tackle Teven Jenkins.
Bears cap draft with five picks on Day 3
Still energized from landing quarterback Justin Fields and offensive tackle Teven Jenkins in the first two rounds, the Bears concluded the 2021 NFL Draft by selecting five more prospects Saturday.