Found April 28, 2012 on Bears Claws:
    The Chicago Bears used a fourth round pick on day three of the 2012 NFL Draft to continue upgrading their receiving corps, tabbing Temple fullback/h back Evan Rodriguez. Rodriguez, 6-3, 250, is a talented pass catcher who projects to tight end. He caught 35 passes for 479 yards and two touchdowns in 2011. However, the athletic Rodriguez has a [...]

2012 NFL Draft, Fourth Round: Bears Select TE Evan Rodriguez

The Bears selected tight end Evan Rodriguez on the third day of the draft. With their fourth-round selection (111th overall), Chicago decided to go with another pass-catching option for quarterback Jay Cutler. Evan Rodriguez, 6’2″, 239 lbs reeled in 69 passes for 871 yards and seven touchdowns in 37 games at the University of Temple. He started his collegiate career at the University...

Friends Now Foes

Tahir Whitehead and Evan Rodriguez have lined up against each other countless times on the practice field at Temple University the last four seasons. Now, they’ll experience facing off against each other twice a year as Whitehead and Rodriguez were drafted by NFC North rivals Detroit and Chicago on the third day of the NFL draft Saturday.

Bears take Evan Rodriguez in the fourth

The Chicago Bears addressed their need for a pass catching tight end by selecting Temple’s Evan Rodriguez. Yet the team’s fourth-round pick is more than meets the eye.
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