Bears Sign Third-Round RB David Montgomery


The Chicago Bears have signed third-round RB David Montgomery to a four-year rookie contract, according to Adam Schefter

This leaves just one unsigned draft pick from the Bears’ 2019 class:

Pick Round Player Pos. College Note
73. 3. David Montgomery RB Iowa State Signed
126. 4. Riley Ridley WR Georgia Signed
205. 6. Duke Shelley CB Kansas State  
222. 7. Kerrith Whyte RB FAU Signed
238. 7. Stephen Denmark CB Vald. State Signed

Montgomery, 21, was the No. 73 overall pick in the third round by the Bears out of Idaho State. Chicago traded up with the Patriots to select him and exchanged their No. 87 and No. 162 picks, plus a 2020 fourth rounder. 

According to, Montgomery receives a four-year, $3,566,176 rookie contract including an $1,046,176 signing bonus. 

He earned several awards while at Idaho State including first-team All-Big 12 honors in 2017 and 2018. 

During his three-year college career, Montgomery recorded 624 rushing attempts for 2,925 yards (4.7 YPC) and 26 touchdowns to go along with 71 receptions, 582 yards receiving (8.2 YPC) and no touchdowns. 


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Iowa State. Dumb Asses

john johnson
john johnson

Iowa State not Idaho State

Mark Graham
Mark Graham

Iowa State, Not Idaho State

Justin Lillie
Justin Lillie

Iowa State… change that!