2014 NFL Draft: Boise State OL Charles Leno drafted by Chicago Bears

Brian Losness-USA TODAY Sports

Former Boise State offensive lineman Charles Leno was taken by the Chicago Bears.

With the 246th pick in the 2014 NFL draft, the Chicago Bears selected Boise State Broncos offensive lineman Charles Leno. Leno was a force on the Broncos line this past year and he was rewarded by being named as a first-team All-Mountain West lineman last year.

Leno also was rated as the 16th best tackle, and the 185th player overall by Mocking the Draft. The Bears got a good deal with Leno in the late part of the seventh round. The reason for the slip is that Leno still needs to polish up his skills a bit more at the NFL level, especially in pass protection. Leno might have to move from tackle to guard to be able to have a successful NFL career.

The on big positive is Leno's size and wingspan which allows him to keep defenders in front of him; Leno stands at 6-foot-4 and weighs 304 pounds. Plus, he is durable by starting 36 consecutive games at Boise State.

Here are highlights of Leno:

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