Future Watch: David Montgomery Rookie Football Cards, Bears

Future Watch: David Montgomery Rookie Football Cards, BearsFuture Watch: David Montgomery Rookie Football Cards, BearsDavid Montgomery was drafted by the Chicago Bears with the 73rd overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. At 5-10, 222 pounds he has an ideal frame to play the position of running back. He can bust through the line and go to the house.

He played his college ball at Iowa State. In prep school, he played quarterback, but he was recruited to be a running back. As a freshman, he played in all 12 games and started the last four games. The Cyclones’ star had 563 yards on 109 carries. He scored twice and had a 5.2 yards per carry average. He was voted Honorable mention for Freshman All-America by Campus Insiders.

In 2017. He had 1,146 yards becoming the program’s 14th 1,000-yard rusher. He had six-100 yards games and 11 touchdowns. He was First-Team All-Big 12. He started all 13 games and won the Ray Scott Outstanding Offensive Skill Player Award.

In 2018, he started in 11 of 12 games. He had 1,216 yards, his second-consecutive 1,000-yard season. He’s the 8th Cyclones rusher to accomplish that multiple times. He had 13 touchdowns and led the nation in forced missed tackles. 109 defenders missed him. After all that and a few more awards he was ready for the NFL Draft.

At the NFL Combine, he ran a 4.63, 40-yard dash, 15 reps on the weight bar and 121 inches on the broad jump.

Collectors can find rookie cards of him in 2019 Panini Origins, Donruss, Elite, Score and Leaf Metal Draft.

Here’s what he looks like on the gridiron:

It was reported that Montgomery was the Bears training camp MVP. This rookie running back is expected to have a big role in the backfield along with Tarik Cohen. The expectations are high, but a lot of collectors may not be aware of what he can do. So now they do.

Future Watch: David Montgomery Rookie Football Cards, Bears – College Stats

Rushing & Receiving Table
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Year School Conf Class Pos G Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
2016 Iowa State Big 12 FR RB 12 109 563 5.2 2 13 129 9.9 0 122 692 5.7 2
*2017 Iowa State Big 12 SO RB 13 258 1146 4.4 11 36 296 8.2 0 294 1442 4.9 11
*2018 Iowa State Big 12 JR RB 12 257 1216 4.7 13 22 157 7.1 0 279 1373 4.9 13
Career Iowa State 624 2925 4.7 26 71 582 8.2 0 695 3507 5.0 26
Provided by CFB at Sports Reference: View Original Table
Generated 8/20/2019.

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