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Marquess Wilson dropped to the Bears all the way in the seventh round following his fallout at Washington State University that ultimately led to him leaving the team.
He was suspended late in the 2012 season and decided to quit the team, while ripping head coach Mike Leach on his way out the door.
Despite his character concerns, he was more than worth the risk in the seventh round for a Bears team still needing help at the position.
Between the 2010 and 2011 seasons, he combined for 137 catches, 2,394 yards and 18 touchdowns. In nine games during the 2012 season, he had 52 catches for 813 yards and five touchdowns.
Wilson has great speed (ran a 4.51 40-yard dash at the combine) and has the ability to stretch the field.
Throughout training camp he has seen time with the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd teams, but really had a chance to shine Friday night against the Carolina Panthers.
He had a game high four catches for 82 yards and showed his ability to go deep, as well as his ability to pick up yards after the catch. His strong performance will likely help garner him some more playing time with the 2nd team against the Chargers and if he can improve on his special teams play, he could find himself in the wide receiver rotation this season.