All Bears 2016 draft picks are signed as Jonathan Bullard gets 4-year deal
LAKE FOREST – There were few around Halas Hall of the fan base really holding their breath, but for the record the Class of 2016 is signed, sealed and ready to go.
On Monday the Bears announced that they have signed defensive lineman and third-round draft pick Jonathan Bullard to a four-year deal. The money terms of the agreement were not disclosed for fans know one thing for sure: All nine draft picks from this year’s class have been signed to a contract.
Bullard and first round pick Leonard Floyd were the only picks not to sign right away with the team a few weeks after the draft. Floyd would eventually sign his deal on May 27th and the defensive lineman from Florida signed on Monday.
Drafted with the 72nd overall pick, Bullard comes to the Bears off a strong senior season for the Gators in which he finished with 17.5 tackles for loss that included a team-leading 6.5 sacks to go along with 66 tackles.
For his career at Florida Bullard finished with 33.5 tackles for loss and 12 sacks.