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

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

Brian Losness-USA TODAY Sports

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: