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Seven Facts About the Six New Bears

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    McClellin is a country boy headed to the big city.

    The Bears added six new players through the weekend's draft. From an Idaho farmboy to a Jersey guy, quite an array of back stories were brought to the team. Here are seven things you should know about the six new Monsters of the Midway.

    • Shea McClellin grew up in Marsing, Idaho, a town of 1,036 people. When he was drafted, he was congratulated on signs on the street's main drag.
    • The first time McClellin wore a suit was to the draft.
    • Alshon Jeffrey's birthday is Valentine's Day.
    • Isaiah Frey was raised with two dogs: Bear and Payton. His father is a huge Bears fan.
    • Brandon Hardin was a college teammate of Stephen Paea, and is the 11th Beaver to be drafted by the Bears.
    • Greg McCoy turned heads with a 94-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in September.
    • Despite the fact it's not known as much of a football school, Evan Rodriguez is the fifth Temple Owl drafted by the Bears since 1940.