It’s great to see local athletes make it to the professional ranks. It’s even sweeter when they get to play for their hometown team!

That’s exactly what happened with Doug Kramer, an offensive lineman out of Hinsdale Central and the University of Illinois.

By reports, Kramer grew up as a die hard Bears fan, so I can’t imagine how elated he must be! He even honored some Chicago greats with his choice of jersey numbers.

He has a lot of work ahead of him though as the Bears rework their offensive line…and offense in general.

Read more about him here!