The NFLPA held their annual Rookie Premier this weekend, and Mitchell Trubisky was the main event
The NFL Players Association hosted the 23rd annual Rookie Premier this weekend in Los Angeles, California. Formerly known as the rookie symposium, the premier hosted 40 NFL rookies and took them through classes and events that discussed the business, and behind the scenes aspects of the NFL. Number one pick Myles Garrett was not in attendance, so the star of the show was obviously number two pick Mitchell Trubisky. Trubisky was also the only Bear to attend the event, but he represented the team well.
Trubisky was able to try on his new uniform and was apart of a photoshoot that will make his very first NFL trading card.
The number two pick also showed Bears fans all that they want to see from him. In his brand new Bears jersey, Trubisky flashed his accuracy dropping a dime through a tire swing from distance.
And lastly, the event was a good chance for the second pick in the 2017 NFL Draft to catch up with some former friends that also made their way into the
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NFL. Kareem Hunt, a running back from Toledo went to high school at South High School, in Willoughby, Ohio. Trubisky went to a rival school less than ten miles away called Mentor High School, in Mentor Ohio. The two were able to get a picture together and represent North East Ohio as NFL players who made it from the area.
Overall it looks like the weekend was a smashing success for Trubisky. You have to love that he is active in learning about how to handle the success of being not only a top draft pick, but also in playing quarterback, the most stressful position in the NFL. Of course, seeing his accuracy in the Bears jersey was not bad either. Here’s to Trubisky staying active in the offseason, but catching the medias eye in a good way, similar to how he handled this weekends events.