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Harvey Unga - #45 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 237 lbs.
Birthday 01/18/1987
Birthplace Provo, UT
College Brigham Young
Years played 3
Drafted 2010, 7th round, None pick by Bears

Bears add RB Unga, waive Ozougwu

Posted Dec. 28, 2012 @ 9:59 p.m. ET
The Bears elevated RB Harvey Unga to the active roster from the practice squad and waived DE Cheta Ozougwu.

Bears cut RB Unga

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
The Bears cut RB Harvey Unga Monday, a day after making several moves in order to get their roster down to 75.

Bears reinstate RB Unga

Posted April 16, 2012 @ 6:26 p.m. ET
The Bears reinstated RB Harvey Unga from the reserve/left squad list on Monday as they began their offseason workout program.

Bears injury update

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 5:12 p.m. ET
The Bears were fortunate in 2010 when it came to keeping players healthy.

Draft Dose: Recent supplemental draft picks

Posted March 18, 2011 @ 9:39 a.m. ET
While most of the action occurs in April at Radio City Music Hall, there is another draft held by the NFL. We take a quick look at some of the most recent supplemental draft selections.

Bears positional analysis: Running backs

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
This is the second in a series of position-by-position looks at the Bears' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. The series continues with an analysis of Chicago's RB situation.

Bears place RB Unga on injured reserve

Posted Aug. 12, 2010 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
The Bears placed RB Harvey Unga on injured reserve today. Unga, who was selected in the seventh round of this year's supplemental draft, was in the running for a backup RB job behind Matt Forté and Chester Taylor.

Browns NT Rubin impresses Mangini

Posted Aug. 08, 2010 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
Third-year NT Ahtyba Rubin will be a key part of the Browns' defensive line this year, according to "Whispers," as he displays good technique and block recognition in training camp.

Rookie RB Unga looks like keeper for Bears

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
After wasting no time signing RB Harvey Unga to a four-year contract, we hear the odds are strong the Bears will reserve a roster spot for Brigham Young’s all-time leading rusher.

Bears sign rookie RB Unga

Posted July 21, 2010 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
The Bears signed rookie RB Harvey Unga to a four-year contract Wednesday six days after he was selected in the seventh round of this year’s NFL supplemental draft.

Unga, Price-Brent selected in supplemental draft

Posted July 15, 2010 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
Two of the four players available in the supplemental draft were selected in the seventh round, as the Bears nabbed Brigham Young RB Harvey Unga and the Cowboys selected Illinois DT Josh Price-Brent.


Posted Aug. 12, 2010
The Chicago Bears have placed Unga on injured reserve, meaning he won't play this season.||||||| Taken in the seventh round of the supplemental draft last month, Unga signed a four-year contract but has been bothered by a hamstring injury. He is BYU's all-time leading rusher with 3,455 yards on 696 carries. He also caught 102 passes for 1,085 yards over four seasons and had 45 touchdowns - 36 rushing and nine receiving.