Bears sign rookie running back and safety

Daily Herald News Services
Updated 5/19/2014 1:33 PM

The Chicago Bears added to their training camp roster Monday by announcing the signings of running back Senorise Perry and safety Marcus Trice.

The Bears also waived punter Drew Butler and running back Willie Carter.


Here is some background on Perry and Trice as provided by the Bears:

Perry appeared in 46 games during four seasons (2010-13) at Louisville, running for 1,409 yards and 18 touchdowns on 289 carries (4.9 ypc) adding 359 yards and a touchdown on 36 receptions (10.0 ypr). On special teams, Perry had 513 yards on 22 kickoff returns (23.3 ypr) and a blocked punt. During his senior year, the 6-0, 187-pound Perry gathered 1,021 all-purpose yards with 677 rushing (on 141 carries with six touchdowns), 178 receiving (on 18 receptions with one touchdown) and 166 on kickoff returns (on seven returns).

The 5-8, 193-pound Trice started all 25 games in two seasons (2012-13) at North Texas, and he collected 153 tackles, seven interceptions, 10 pass breakups, 11 tackles for losses, four forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, a sack and two blocked kicks. As a senior, Trice was named Conference USA All-Conference First Team.


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