CHICAGO – The Bears value-added a 3rd football player to their assortment weekday, linguistic communication Elliott Fry to a three-year contract.
Fry, 24, recently kicked for the city Apollos of the Alliance of yankee soccer before the league suspended operations April a pair of. He created all fourteen of his field-goal makes an attempt with an extended of forty seven yards whereas enjoying for Steve Spurrier, his former coach at South geographic region.
That enclosed field goals of forty two and forty three yards within the snow against the Salt Lake Stallions.
A American state native, Fry doesn’t have NFL game expertise. He tried out for the Buccaneers in 2017 and spent that fall as a special groups coach at a Columbia, S.C., highschool.
Fry created sixty six of eighty eight field-goal makes an attempt and 161 of 162 extra-point makes an attempt from 2013-2016 at South geographic region, wherever he started as a walk-on. He was thirteen for seventeen on field goals in his senior season, creating a 55-yarder with thirty five seconds remaining to elevate the Gamecocks over financier in their opener. He became South Carolina’s incomparable leading scorer with 359 points.
The Bears control a tryout Wed at Halas Hall that enclosed 2 alternative AAF kickers – Younghoe Koo and Nick Rose – and NFL veteran Caleb Sturgis.