5 Facts You Need to Know About Roquan Smith

New Chicago Bears linebacker Roquan Smith is one of the most highly-touted defenders in this year's draft class, and we have some fascinating factoids to help you get to know the newest Bear.

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Roquan Smith meets the media at his introductory press conference
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Smith is the 18th Georgia player to be drafted by the Bears, joining current teammate Leonard Floyd in that category. The school with the most Bears draft picks? Notre Dame, with 41.
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Smith had a lot of big college games, but his favorite was the 2017 SEC Championship Game against Auburn, where the Bulldogs won their first title in over a decade.
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Roquan says that he has only been to Chicago once, but that he has heard great things about the city from friends who live here!
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Smith made sure that his collegiate experience was "challenging" in the classroom, as he majored in economics at Georgia. "I felt like I needed a challenge," he said.
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Smith says that one of his favorite players growing up was San Francisco 49'ers linebacker Patrick Willis, who was coached by current Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio.
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