Meet the Rookies
Meet the Rookies
Meet the Rookies: Cole Kmet
Jul 16, 2020
The Chicago-area native discusses his tight-knit family, his football background, and how excited he is to play for his hometown Bears.
Cole Kmet Meet the Rookies Teaser
Jul 16, 2020
Check out these highlights from Cole Kmet as a tease for his Meet the Rookies feature coming out today at 7pm CT.
Meet the Rookies: Trevis Gipson
Jul 15, 2020
The Bears' fifth-round pick discusses his athletic family, the source of his inspiration and what he's learned from veteran LBs Khalil Mack and Robert Quinn.
Meet the Rookies 2020 Trailer
Jul 13, 2020
The Chicago Bears will launch their three-part series "Meet the Rookies" brought to you by Mercedes-Benz on Tuesday, featuring defensive back Jaylon Johnson, linebacker Trevis Gipson and tight end Cole Kmet. The series tells the story of each player's journey to the National Football League in their own words. This marks the sixth year of the Bears "Meet the Rookies" series. "Meet the Rookies" is brought to you by Mercedes-Benz.
Meet the Rookies: James Daniels
Jun 28, 2018
Growing up in Warren, Ohio, with a dad who played football at Ohio State University, becoming a Buckeye seems like a natural fit, but not for James Daniels. Daniels committed to the Iowa Hawkeyes as a four-star recruit to play alongside his big brother. His versatility as an offensive lineman and controlled movements as a run blocker caught the attention of NFL scouts. One thing he couldn't control was his emotions when the Bears called Daniels in the second round of the 2018 NFL draft.
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Meet the Rookies: Roquan Smith
Jun 25, 2018
Head to Macon County, Ga to learn more about Roquan Smith. Nearly 900 miles from Chicago, viewers will find the same hard-nosed, blue-collared work ethic that Bears fans take so much pride in. With a population of 3,500 people, the small town of Montezuma, Ga., produced the Bears' top draft pick.
Meet The Rookies: Tarik Cohen
Sep 13, 2017
Tarik Cohen burst from the tiny hamlet of Bunn, N.C., and arrived at Halas Hall as a fourth-round Draft pick. The shifty running back explains why the one college scholarship offer he received was enough and how he thrives on the doubts of others. His mother and college position coach reveal exactly how long his odds seemed and how belief can change everything.
Meet The Rookies: Adam Shaheen
Jun 22, 2017
Once an accomplished small college basketball player, Adam Shaheen explains what led him to abandon that plan and not only change schools, but shift his athletic pursuits entirely. It's a long road from Division II to the NFL and a former coach backs up why he always believed it was a path the Bears second-round Draft pick could successfully travel.
Meet The Rookies: Rashaad Coward
Jun 19, 2017
Rashaad Coward details the hardships and hurdles he encountered not only playing football, but simply growing up in the urban hub of Brooklyn, N.Y. Former coaches detail how Coward focused his attention and energy on football to escape the inner city and earn an NFL opportunity.
Trailer: Meet the Rookies 2017
Jun 18, 2017
Meet the Rookies showcases personal profiles of four members of the Chicago Bears 2017 rookie class (Mitchell Trubisky, Adam Shaheen, Tarik Cohen and Rashaad Coward) as they each take their first steps toward establishing an NFL career. Meet the Rookies is produced by the Chicago Bears Network and hosted by Jeff Joniak.