JON BOSTIC RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bears still don’t have a middle linebacker

Last season, the Bears thought they found the middle linebacker of the future when they selected Florida prospect Jon Bostic. He went on to struggle in his rookie season and the Bears will turn to veteran D.J. Williams once again. Bostic will now compete for the other outside linebacker position opposite Lance Briggs. Time will tell whether he can move back to the inside but he looks...
Via cover32 - Bears
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Gators Jon Bostic's tackle causing controversy

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- In his final game for the Gators, linebacker Jon Bostic delivered the most memorable hit of his college career when he drilled Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater so hard that Bridgewater's helmet went flying. Bostic was penalized on a play that only Louisville fans probably viewed as dirty. ESPN color commentator Chris Spielman, a former NFL linebacker...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Bears' Bostic fined $21,000

Bears linebacker Jon Bostic was fined $21,000 on Wednesday for his hit on Chargers wide out Mike Willie, according to ESPN. Bostic, who was drafted in the second round (50th overall) in April's draft, was in violation of the league's new "crown of the helmet rule," according to the report. The rule stipulates that no player can lower his head and forcibly make...
Via Fox Sports
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears agree to 4-year deal with LB Bostic

The Chicago Bears have agreed to a four-year contract with second-round draft pick Jon Bostic. A linebacker at Florida, Bostic started every game his final two years in the middle for the Gators and figures to compete with veteran free agent acquisition D.J. Williams for Brian Urlacher's old job. Bostic made eight sacks, 19 1/2 tackles for loss and five interceptions in his...
Via Fox Sports
May 09, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft Results, Second Round: The Chicago Bears Select LB Jon Bostic

The Chicago Bears drafted linebacker Jon Bostic with the No. 50 selection in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft. The Bears had a possibility to trade out of the second round, but they decided to stay put and take Bostic. “We had a couple teams make offers. We didn’t see the value in their offers,” Bears GM Phil Emery said via Chicagobears.com.” Bostic started at middle...
Via Bears Backer
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears select Jon Bostic 50th overall

With the 50th pick in the 2013 NFL draft, the Chicago Bears selected linebacker Jon Bostic from the University of Florida. Let’s take a moment to get to know the newest Bear and see how he fits on the roster. Bio Bostic was a highly recruited linebacker out of high school who saw significant playing time [...]The post Chicago Bears select Jon Bostic 50th overall by Jon Vander...

Replacing Bostic will be tough

Senior linebacker Jon Bostic always had the tools. He came to Gainesville with an impressive blend of size and speed, adding coverage skills from a childhood of playing in the secondary before he hit a growth spurt. He finally put it all together in 2012 to complete a strong season. The Gators have candidates to replace Bostic next season, but they’ll need some inexperienced players to improve.
Via florida.scout.com
December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Gators grind out another win, remain unbeaten

NASHVILLE, Tenn. The football game had been over for more than 30 minutes when Gators senior linebacker Jon Bostic emerged from the locker room late Saturday night. Florida's 31-17 win over Vanderbilt was in the books. The No. 4-ranked Gators improved to 6-0 and would soon depart for the return trip home with sole possession of the SEC East lead thanks to South Carolina'...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Bostic Talks Tennessee

The Florida Gators travel to Knoxville, Tennessee to take on the Volunteers this Saturday and bring with them a seven game winning streak against the conference rivals. That matters little these days as both teams are trying to establish a new identity for their programs and early in the SEC race. Gators' middle linebacker Jon Bostic talks about the game here.
Via florida.scout.com
September 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Bostic leads talented group of UF linebackers

Scott Carter breaks down each position for the Gators as they open fall camp GAINESVILLE, Fla. When Gators linebacker Jon Bostic lines up for a play, he likes the company he keeps. On one side is weakside linebacker Jelani Jenkins. In the other direction is often strongside linebacker Lerentee McCray. Bostic is likely to see a lot of Neiron Ball or Darrin Kitchens on the strong...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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