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Saturday, May 10, 2014
Bears to sign NIU's Jordan Lynch

By Jeff Dickerson

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Undrafted former Northern Illinois quarterback and Heisman Trophy finalist Jordan Lynch has agreed to sign a rookie free-agent deal with the Chicago Bears, according to his agent Cliff Brady.

Lynch, a graduate of Mt. Carmel High School, started two years for the Huskies and led the school to a 24-4 overall record. He finished his college career with 6,209 passing yards, 51 touchdown passes and 14 interceptions. Lynch also rushed for 4,343 yards and 48 touchdowns.

He worked at multiple positions in front of scouts at the NFL combine.

The Bears decline to confirm stories about undrafted free agents until their contracts are officially signed.