The Chicago Bears bolstered their secondary on Friday evening when they selected Washington cornerback Kyler Gordon with their first pick of the 2022 NFL draft at 39th overall. Gordon was regarded as one of the top 10 cornerbacks in the draft.
Gordon enters a secondary that was consistently picked on in 2021, allowing deep completions and missing tackles far too often. He’ll be on the fast track to being a starter opposite Jaylon Johnson after a productive collegiate career. The Huskie standout totaled two interceptions last season with 45 total tackles, including two for a loss. He also had one forced fumble on the year.
But there is much more to Gordon than just his collegiate stats. Here are five things to know about Kyler Gordon.