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.
The Bears added more depth at offensive line with homegrown kid Doug Kramer in the sixth round. Here’s how we graded the pick. https://t.co/22RIaVUQyo
— BearsWire (@TheBearsWire) May 1, 2022
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.
New #Bears C Doug Kramer grew up wearing the jerseys of Brian Urlacher, Devin Hester and — once he became an O-lineman — Olin Kreutz.
— Patrick Finley (@patrickfinley) April 30, 2022
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!
— Timothy “EDGYTIM” OHalloran (@EDGYTIM) May 1, 2022