By Chris Emma–
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (CBS) — The Bears have drafted their third defensive back, selecting William & Mary safety DeAndre Houston-Carson with their sixth-round pick at 185th overall in the NFL Draft on Saturday.READ MORE: Chicago Culture Celebrates The City While Giving Back To Youth For Black History Month
Houston-Carson stands at 6-foot-2 and 195 pounds. A Virginia native, he was a consensus FCS All-American in 2015, the third in William & Mary’s program history.READ MORE: Mother And 10-Year-Old Daughter Dead, 4 Family Members Hospitalized After House Fire In Auburn Gresham
Houston-Carson played both cornerback and safety at William & Mary. He was a standout specialist returner who also blocked nine kicks and punts.
Chicago has made defense a priority during this draft, making Houston-Carson its sixth defensive player drafted through six rounds.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Warm But Wet Sunday Morning Ahead Of Cold Front