NFL Draft: Bears Interests

From all-star games to combine interviews to Halas Hall visits in the last month, we have uncovered dozens of prospects the Bears have scouted. Here's a review of the positions and names the team has concentrated on leading up to the draft.

The Bears have surely been gaining additional information about many other prospects, but there are 45 interests we've uncovered since the end of the season.

How many of those will end up in Chicago? We'll find after this weekend's draft and post-draft rookie free agent flurry.

Running Back
Jerious Norwood - Mississippi State
Cory RossNebraska

Wide Receiver
Sinorice Moss - Miami-Fla. (visited)
Brandon Williams - Wisconsin (visited)
Adam Jennings - Fresno St. (worked out-3/27)
Mike Hass - Oregon State
Skyler GreenLSU
Marques Colston – Hofstra

Tight End
Marcedes Lewis - UCLA (visited)
Leonard Pope - Georgia

Offensive Tackle
Jonathan ScottTexas
Daryn Colledge - Boise State
E.J. Whitley - Texas Tech
Donald Penn - Utah State
Jeromey Clary - Kansas State

Guard
Aaron Merz - California (visited)
Dan Stevenson - Notre Dame (worked out)
Deuce Lutui – USC
Jason Murphy - Virginia Tech

Center
Chris Chester - Oklahoma

Defensive End
Brent Hawkins - Illinois St. (visited)
Kamerion Wimbley –FSU
Ray Edwards – Purdue
Rob Ninkovich - Purdue

Defensive Tackle
Johnny Jolly - Texas Tech

Linebacker
Tim McGaricle - Northwestern (worked out)
Ernie Sims - Florida St. (visited)
D'Qwell Jackson - Maryland
DeMeco RyansAlabama
James Anderson - Virginia Tech
Derrick MingMissouri
Terna Nande - Miami-Ohio
John SyptakRice
Freddie Keiaho - San Diego State

Cornerback
Tye Hill - Clemson (worked out)
Dion Byrum - Ohio U. (worked out/visited-4/11)
T.J. Rushing - Stanford (worked out)
Antonio Cromartie - Florida St. (visit)
Cedric Griffin – Texas
Devin Hester – Miami
Tarrence Rhodes - Missouri Valley

Safety
Danieal Manning - Abilene Christian (visited)
Ko SimpsonSouth Carolina
Daniel Bullocks – Nebraska

Punter
Luke Johnson - Southern Mississippi


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