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Tupou making case for roster spot

Christian Tupou (Joe Robbins/Getty)

Bears rookie Christian Tupou, whose collegiate career was derailed by injuries, believes his fierce will to win will make him an asset to the team as the club's No. 4 defensive tackle.

Heading into his senior season in 2010, the future seemed bright for former USC standout Christian Tupou. As a junior in 2009, he appeared in 13 games, starting at defensive tackle in all but two, picking up 25 tackles, 1.5 sacks and two forced fumbles. He received All-Pac-10 honors and won both the USC co-defensive Lineman of the Year award and the Bob Chandler award, given to the team's most...

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