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No. 43: Harlon Hill

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A 15th-round draft pick in 1954 out of Florence State Teacher's College (now North Alabama), Hill was an immediate star for the Bears, catching 45 passes for 1,124 yards and 12 touchdowns to win rookie of the year. A three-time Pro Bowler, Hill posted one more 1,000-yard season during his eight years in Chicago.