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BR Rookie Diary: Brandon Venson

TE Brandon Venson (Jerry Lai/USP)

Bears rookie TE Brandon Venson was one of seven undrafted free agents the club signed after rookie minicamp. Bear Report caught up with the team's newest tight end after yesterday's practice.

Brandon Venson – a native of Glendale Heights, IL – first started playing football in grade school because he wanted to be a member of the Chicago Bears. Standing on the field at Halas Hall after practice and wearing a Bears uniform seemed "almost surreal" to the 6-3, 245-pound rookie tight end. Venson was a two-time all conference pick at Glenbard West High School. He played one season at the...

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