Duquesne University wide receiver Cyrus Holder signs with Chicago Bears

PITTSBURGH — Duquesne University wide receiver Cyrus Holder signed a free agent contract with the Chicago Bears, the university announced Sunday.

The Uniondale, New York native played two seasons at Duquesne after transferring in from Saint Francis University. He earned All-Northeast Conference honors in each of those two seasons.

According to Duquesne, he finished his college career with 122 receptions for 2,270 yards and 22 touchdowns in 40 career games (25 at Saint Francis and 15 at Duquesne). He totaled 60 catches for 1,120 yards and 13 touchdowns in two seasons at Duquesne.

The university said his 18.6 career yards per catch average ranked 11th on all NCAA levels.

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