NIU Sports
7:39 am
Mon May 12, 2014

Several Huskies NFL-Bound

On Sunday, the Chicago Bears agreed to terms with nine undrafted free agents, including former Northern Illinois University quarterback Jordan Lynch. He finished third in Heisman Trophy balloting last season.

Jordan Lynch during NIU's Homecoming Game against Akron (October 2013)
Jordan Lynch during NIU's Homecoming Game against Akron (October 2013)
Credit NIU Athletics

Earlier in the week, the 49ers picked up DB Jimmie Ward with the 30th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.

NIU defensive tackle Ken Bishop was the second Huskie to be chosen in the 2014 NFL Draft when he was selected Saturday in the seventh round by the Dallas Cowboys. Bishop was the 251st player chosen.