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Bears Invite Undrafted Free Agent Longsnapper Wojta To Mini-Camp

Wisconsin longsnapper Kyle Wojta celebrates after the Badgers won the inaugural Big Ten Championship Game in Indianapolis. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Wisconsin longsnapper Kyle Wojta celebrates after the Badgers won the inaugural Big Ten Championship Game in Indianapolis. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

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By Adam Hoge-

(CBS) The Bears have invited undrafted free agent longsnapper Kyle Wojta to rookie mini-camp and will see how he performs before offering a contract.

Wojta was Wisconsin’s longsnapper for three seasons and was expected to get a look from an NFL team. During his junior year, Wojta tore his ACL in an October practice, but finished the season longsnapping on extra points only.

“I am committed to the Bears and it was too good of an opportunity to pass up,” Wojta told CBSChicago.com Monday. “I’m excited to prove myself and thankful to the Bears for the opportunity.”

Longtime Bears longsnapper Patrick Mannelly is coming off a torn ACL suffered against the Chargers last November. The 37-year-old is entering his 16th NFL season and is currently the only longsnapper on the roster.

The Bears rookie mini-camp will take place at Halas Hall from May 11-13.

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