2020 NFL Draft: Bears scout provides breakdown of Lachavious ‘Pig' Simmons


The Chicago Bears spent one of their two seventh-round picks on Tennessee State offensive lineman Lachavious Simmons. And while Simmons' quest to make the final roster will be a long and challenging one, he already has the best nickname on the team: Pig.

For Simmons to make the roster, he'll need more than just a classic nickname. According to Bears scout Sam Summerville, he has the traits to potentially stick around for a while.

"He's a really good football player," Summerville said. "He's able to play both guard and tackle. He's a really smart guy, he'll be able to learn all of the spots on our offensive line and be able to work wherever coach Castillo wants to put him.

"He's a massive human being. 36-inch arms. He's about 6-4, 315 pounds. He's not a little guy at all, but that arm length is something that you really look for. He's prototypical size for a tackle."

Summerville was surprised to see Simmons on the board in the final round of the 2020 NFL Draft.

"To have a guy who's able to play all three spots and have the size of a tackle in the NFL is really something that's very rare to find, and to be able to get him in the seventh (round) is crazy."

According to Summerville, Simmons could soon become a fan-favorite.

"Really fun personality," Summerville said of Simmons. "Bears fans are going to love him. He ended up at Tennesse State, and we've had some success with Tennessee State guys in the past. Why not try and get another Richard Dent-type player out of that school."

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