The Chicago Bears went back to the secondary in the fifth round and have selected Minnesota cornerback Terell Smith. As usual, there’s a lot of good info to pop up on Twitter, so here’s some of what I found there.
Terell Smith has really high level tape in 2022. One year of good play, but I think that's an excellent pick for Chicago.— Sam Monson (@PFF_Sam) April 29, 2023
He can play
Bears co-director of player personnel Trey Koziol on CB Terell Smith: "I thought with his instincts to play off the ball this year was something that made him unique with his skill set. ... I thought he showed anticipation and confidence."— Kevin Fishbain (@kfishbain) April 29, 2023
Terell Smith was one of the most slept-on corners in this draft. Great pick-up by the Bears https://t.co/Rrpj2WZap4— Alex Barth (@RealAlexBarth) April 29, 2023
#DaBears second 5th round pick, CB Terell Smith (Minnesota) brings good speed to the position..started for the Gophers in '21 and '22. Has played in all different coverages. @WBBMNewsradio— Dave Kerner (@DaveKerner) April 29, 2023
This two-step hurt— Thor Nystrom (@thorku) April 29, 2023
I really like Terell Smith
And he could have stayed home -- but Vikes took that possibility off board with Blackmon in R3 and Ward in R4
Now he's off to a division rival, where he could surprise by getting on field early pic.twitter.com/VPUc10r7Ci
#Gophers CB Terell Smith was selected by the Chicago Bears in the fifth round (No. 165) of the 2023 NFL Draft.— Daniel House (@DanielHouseNFL) April 29, 2023
Smith is a long, fast cornerback who improved his physicality and flexibility during his career. It will be fun to watch him in Alan Williams' scheme. pic.twitter.com/kh3wcU4sRj
Detail: ESPN’s Matt Miller shared former #Gophers and now #Bears cornerback Terell Smith had offers to leave via NCAA transfer portal:— Andy Greder (@andygreder) April 29, 2023
Quote: “PJ Fleck thought this guy was going to leave. … He didn’t do it, which speaks to maturity, leadership he is going to bring” to Chicago.
Captain ➡️ Chicago— Minnesota on BTN (@MinnesotaOnBTN) April 29, 2023
The @ChicagoBears select @GopherFootball's Terell Smith in the 5th round. #NFLDraft x @TerellSmith7 pic.twitter.com/MR7iydBzkb
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