Draft Trivia

With the combine right around the corner, scouting staffs will try to uncover a diamond in the rough and keep it a secret until draft day. <P> Test your knowledge of past draft-day secrets that stayed on the board until the late rounds, then sometimes exceeded expectations.

1. Name the sixth round pick in the 1988 draft that led the team led the team in interceptions in 1989 and 1991.

A. Lemuel Stinson
B. Vestee Jackson
C. John Mangum
D. David Tate

2. Name the tenth round pick in 1984 who spent 11 seasons with the Bears and played in the Pro Bowl following the 1991 season?

A. Jim Morrissey
B. Glen Kozlowski
C. Dave Duerson
D. Shaun Gayle

3. This player, selected in the eighth round of 1983 draft, made a position switch coming out of and college and was later voted to two Pro Bowls.

A. Tom Thayer
B. Mark Bortz
C. Jeff Fisher
D. Richard Dent

4. Name the seventh round pick in 1972 who ranks fourth in Bears history with 81.5 sacks.

A. Wally Chambers
B. Jim Osborne
C. Mike Hartenstine
D. Ed O'Bradovich

5. Name the only "Mr. Irrelevant" currently on the Bears roster.

A. Alfonso Boone
B. Mike Green
C. John Gilmore
D. Bryan Anderson

ANSWERS

1. A, Lemuel Stinson. The cornerback was selected with the sixth round of the 1988 draft. He went on to lead the team with four picks in 1989 and repeated the feat and output in 1991.

2. D, Shaun Gayle. The second of 2 tenth round selections in the 1984 draft played 11 seasons for the Bears. While it wasn't his best year statically, Gayle was elected to the Pro Bowl following the 1991 campaign in which he had one interception.

3. C, Mark Bortz. Coming out of Iowa Bortz played defensive tackle, but made a successful conversion to guard going to the Pro Bowl in 1989 and 1991.

4. B, Jim Osborne. The second of the Bears two seventh round choices in 1972, Osborne played 13 seasons in Chicago and ended his career as the organizations all-time sack leader until later passed by Dan Hampton, Steve McMichael and Richard Dent.

5. B, Mike Green. The last pick in the 2000 draft has started 26 games for the Bears in four seasons.


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