With the 106th pick overall, in the fourth round, the Chicago Bears select running back Jeremy Langford out of Michigan State.
Langford measures in at 6'1" and 208 pounds.
Langford played some wide receiver and cornerback in his early years, in addition to his two years as an honorable mention for the All Big Ten team in 2013 and 2014. He's not a very physical runner, much more of a scat-back type, and can outrun linebackers, as well as provide some blocking and pass-catching talent. Langford's 4.42 40-yard dash marks him as one of, if not the, fastest running backs in this year's draft.
Here's the full scouting report on Langford courtesy of NFL.com.
Langford joins a running back corps currently consisting of Matt Forte on the final year of his deal, last year's fourth-round pick in Ka'Deem Carey, and this year's free agent acquisition of Jaquizz Rodgers.
His final year at Michigan State showed marked improvement.
#Bears draft Michigan State RB Jeremy Langford in Round 4 at No. 106 overall. Finished career with 16 straight 100-yd games vs Big 10 teams.— Brad Biggs (@BradBiggs) May 2, 2015
In four years at Michigan State Langford ran for 2,967 yards on 577 carries, picking up 40 touchdowns, and making 27 consecutive starts. His 18 career 100 yard games rank third-most in school history.
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