The Chicago Bears announced that they’ve signed first-round QB Mitch Trubisky to a four-year rookie contract.
SIGNED. ✍️ pic.twitter.com/QgxCpNsmGV
— Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) July 19, 2017
According to OverTheCap.com, Trubisky will receive a four-year contract worth $29,028,894 to go along with a signing bonus of $19,251,924. The contract includes a fifth-year option for the team to consider in 2020.
Trubisky, 22, was taken with the No. 2 overall pick by the Bears. It came as a surprise to many to see the Bears not only draft a quarterback in round one but also trade up to secure the top quarterback prospect.
In total, the Bears gave up their first, third, fourth and 2018 third-round picks to move up one spot.
Many draft experts viewed Trubisky as the No. 1 quarterback in this year’s draft class, despite a college career that was limited to 13 starts.
During his three-year college career, Trubisky has thrown for 4,762 yards while completing 67.5 percent of his passes to go along with 41 touchdowns and 10 interceptions over the course of 31 games. He’s also contributed another 439 yards rushing and eight touchdowns.