Ranking Chicago Bears best value picks on Day 3

November 9, 2019; Berkeley, CA, USA; California Golden Bears cornerback Elijah Hicks (3) reacts after stopping Washington State Cougars wide receiver Davontavean Martin (1) on a two-point conversion during the second quarter at California Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
November 9, 2019; Berkeley, CA, USA; California Golden Bears cornerback Elijah Hicks (3) reacts after stopping Washington State Cougars wide receiver Davontavean Martin (1) on a two-point conversion during the second quarter at California Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports /
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3. Ja’Tyre Carter, pick 226, OL, Southern

Ja’Tyre Carter is one of the better picks based on his potential and upside. Carter was a left tackle at Southern. He is coming from a small school, and he is going to project to guard in the NFL so there were two things going against him that prevented him from going earlier.

However, he did get an NFL combine invite and showed out there, which showed the upside that could come from this type of player. Carter is a former basketball player and the athleticism shows.

Still, it also shows in his technique that he often does not know what to do. It is easy to be the best athlete and get by at Southern but that will not be the case in the NFL. His footwork is too sloppy when moving backward, but he is so light on his feet when getting downhill that you can envision him being able to pull and get to the second level as a guard.

The transition is all projection, but that is what you are doing on day three. This is the type of player that you could see become a big hit.