Top-30 visit tracker: Here are all the collegiate players who have visited with the Bears


Top-30 visit tracker: Here are all the collegiate players who have visited with the Bears originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago

Ahead of the 2024 NFL Draft, the Bears and the other 31 NFL teams are allowed to host top-30 visits. That means they can host up to 30 players at Halas Hall during the pre-draft process.

Those visits can include various activities, including on-field workouts, drills, formal meetings and medicals. The Bears will host as many athletes as possible during this time to better evaluate those they intend to draft.

Here are the players they have hosted thus far, according to reports.

This is an easy one. General manager Ryan Poles told the media the Bears would host Williams during the first week of April following his pro day.

A large contingent of the Bears organization was present for Williams’ pro day at USC. Poles, Matt Eberflus, Shane Waldron, Kerry Joseph, etc., were present in Southern California to watch Williams throw.

The key to Williams’ top-30 visit with the Bears is his medicals. He declined to partake in medical evaluations during the NFL Scouting Combine to eliminate the redundancy of being examined by every team in the league. The Bears will conduct medicals for Williams during their top-30 visit.

A prime candidate for the No. 9 pick, Washington receiver Rome Odunze will take a top-30 visit with the Bears.

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Odunze, 21, is expected to be one of the top wide receivers taken off the draft board come April 25. He, Marvin Harrison Jr. and Malik Nabers are this draft class’ top pass catchers.

He had a phenomenal senior season with the Huskies this past season. In 15 games, he caught 92 passes for 1,640 yards (led FBS, school record) and 13 touchdowns from quarterback Michael Penix Jr. He finished his junior season with 1,145 yards and seven touchdowns, too.

Georgia tight end Brock Bowers will take a top-30 visit with the Bears, according to Tony Pauline.

Bowers, 21, is a…

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