Northern Illinois quarterback and Heisman Trophy finalist Jordan Lynch has agreed to sign a rookie free-agent deal with the Chicago Bears. This word from Lynch's agent Cliff Brady.

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After an outstanding college career at NIU as QB, Jordan Lynch will be staying in Illinois and will kick off his professional Football career as a running back. The Bears announced Lynch as part of their undrafted free agent class on Sunday.

Lynch was a Heisman Trophy finalist. He ran for 1,920 yards and 23 touchdowns in the 2013-2014 season as a NIU Huskie.
He was a graduate of Mt. Carmel High School, started two years for NIU and led the Huskies 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.

Can't wait to see Jordan in action at Soldier field!