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Rookie Offensive Lineman Jordan Morgan Signs Four-Year Contract

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Jordan Morgan Signs Four-Year Contract

The Chicago Bears have signed rookie Jordan Morgan to a four-year contract. Chicago used the 147th overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft to select the offensive lineman out of Kutztown University.

Kutztown University Golden Bears

Jordan spent his 2012 season with the Kutztown University Golden Bears as a redshirt. In 2013, however, he started all 11 games at left tackle. As a redshirt sophomore in 2014, Morgan started in all 10 appearances at left tackle. Jordan Morgan also started in all 11 games in 2015 and 2016, as a redshirt junior and senior respectively.

Morgan earned several accolades during his career at Kutztown.

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At six-foot-three, 309-pounds, Morgan does not resemble a Division II athlete. For the last four-years, the Philadelphia native has completely overwhelmed defenders. Jordan has demonstrated impressive athleticism and the ability to max out his arm length by utilizing a stiff, potent punch. He has also shown an aggressive demeanor on the field and that he is a finisher.

Chicago has a bit of an advantage bringing in the former Golden Bear. Morgan suited up for the North team, which was led by John Fox and the Bears’ staff, in the Senior Bowl.  This should provide somewhat of a boost in his transition from a D2 team to the NFL. Jordan already knew he liked the Bears’ staff.

“I actually really liked the staff a lot. Going into to the Senior Bowl, I didn’t really know exactly what to expect. But I felt like I hit it off with coach Washburn and them right off the bat. They are really humble down-to-earth guys and offered advice whenever they could.”

Final Thoughts

Although Morgan played left tackle at Kutztown, many expect him to move to guard in the NFL. As far as he is concerned, he’s fine with that.

“I don’t really have a preference between the two. I played 43 games at left tackle in college. That week at Senior Bowl was my first real live reps at guard. But I like it just as much as tackle. So I really don’t have a preference. I just like being out on the field and being able to compete.”

Jordan Morgan’s attitude combined with his efficient, smart blocking make him a good choice for a developmental prospect in Chicago. He has the natural tools that will allow him to develop into a starting guard and successful career in the National Football League.

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