The Chicago Bears have announced deals with nine undrafted free agents, highlighted by former Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch.
There was no Heisman media blitz for the Northern Illinois running back in 2006, and that was fine by him.
Illinois fans take many of their cues from the Bears, including lessons in dancing and manhood. Where do you think Illinois ranks?
Illinois ranks No. 11 on the ESPN.com football list. The state finishes No. 14 in the pro ranking, No. 22 among colleges and No. 11 in high school football.
Sunday night could turn into a clash of former Northern Illinois University running backs.