Posted April 27, 2012 on southcarolina.scout.com
TEAMS: Chicago Bears
South Carolina junior wide receiver Alshon Jeffery was drafted No. 45 overall by the Chicago Bears Friday night in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft.
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