The Bears have signed seventh-round DT Khyiris Tonga to his rookie deal, per his agent.
— DEC Management (@davidcanter) June 2, 2021
Tonga is the first Bears draft pick to ink their rookie deal.
Tonga, 24, was drafted by the Bears in the seventh round out of BYU in the 2021 NFL Draft. He is expected to sign a four-year deal worth $3,563,647 that also includes an $83,647 signing bonus.
During his four-year college career, Tonga recorded 130 total tackles, 16 tackles for loss, 8.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and 12 pass defenses in 47 career games.