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Urlacher: 'No doubt' he'll stay with Bears

Urlacher: 'No doubt' he'll stay with Bears

NEW YORK, April 4 (UPI) -- Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher said there's "no doubt" in his mind he'll finish his NFL career as a Chicago Bear.
Bears to be at Urlacher's mother's service

Bears to be at Urlacher's mother's service

CHICAGO, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- The Chicago Bears said Coach Lovie Smith and Chairman George McCaskey will be in the team's contingent at the New Mexico funeral of Brian Urlacher's mother.
Bears' Urlacher mourns mother's death

Bears' Urlacher mourns mother's death

CHICAGO, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher left Chicago for Texas after the unexpected death his mother, team officials said.
Urlacher out for the year after surgery

Urlacher out for the year after surgery

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher will miss the rest of the NFL season because of an injury in which he dislocated his wrist, the team said Monday.

Son's painted nails enter Urlacher case

JOLIET, Ill., Nov. 26 (UPI) -- The mother of Brian Urlacher's 3-year-old son says the Chicago Bears linebacker is confusing the boy by painting his toenails and dressing him in pink diapers.

Urlacher denies retirement talk

CHICAGO, April 19 (UPI) -- Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher has denied a report he would retire if his contract is not re-negotiated.

Urlacher expected to return to full health

CHICAGO, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Chicago Bears General Manager Jerry Angelo thinks star linebacker Brian Urlacher will make a full recovery from his recent neck surgery.

Report: Urlacher undergoes neck surgery

CHICAGO, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher has undergone neck surgery and is expected to make a full recovery, a report said Friday.

NFL: Chicago 35, Green Bay 7

CHICAGO, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Corey Graham returned a blocked punt for a touchdown and Adrian Peterson ran for 102 yards and a score to help Chicago crush Green Bay 35-7 Sunday.

Report: Bears' Urlacher to parenting class

CHICAGO, July 12 (UPI) -- Chicago linebacker Brian Urlacher and the mother of his child were told to take a parenting class to help settle a custody battle over their 2-year-old son.

Report: Urlacher in court fight over son

CHICAGO, July 11 (UPI) -- Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher has returned to court in a visitation-rights dispute involving his son.

Urlached fined by the NFL

NEW YORK, April 18 (UPI) -- Brian Urlacher was fined $100,000 by the NFL Wednesday for wearing a hat on Super Bowl media day featuring a company not affiliated with the league.

'Tank' Johnson sentenced to 4 months

SKOKIE, Ill., March 15 (UPI) -- A Cook County, Ill., judge Thursday sentenced Chicago Bears defensive lineman Terry "Tank" Johnson to 120 days in the County Jail for parole violations.

Oldest Bears fan primed for Super Bowl

GLENVIEW, Ill., Jan. 30 (UPI) -- At 103, former Chicago high school teacher Marion Wood is ready to root her Bears on to victory in Super Bowl XLI.

Pre-Super Bowl Bears all business in Miami

MIAMI, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- The underdog Chicago Bears are treating their pre-Super Bowl week in Miami as a strictly-business -- period, Chicago newspapers said Monday.
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Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher (54) pressures Minnesota Vikings quarterback Daunte Culpepper (11) during the third quarter, October 16, 2005, at Soldier Field in Chicago. The Bears won 28-3. (UPI Photo/Brian Kersey)
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Brian Keith Urlacher (pronounced /ˈɜrlækər/) (born May 25, 1978) is an American football player for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He attended the University of New Mexico, where he was one of the school's most decorated athletes. In addition to setting multiple university records, Urlacher earned consideration for the Jim Thorpe Award and Heisman Trophy during his senior year. He started his professional career with Bears as the ninth overall selection in 2000 NFL Draft.

Urlacher has since established himself as one of the league's most productive defensive players. After winning the NFL Rookie of the Year Award in 2000, he has been elected to seven Pro Bowls, and won the NFL Defensive Player of the Year award in 2005. His playing style, accomplishments and reputation have made him one of the team's most popular players. Urlacher has also been spokesperson for several companies. Sega Sports selected Urlacher to appear on the cover of NFL 2K3, while other companies, such as Nike, McDonald's, Old Spice, and Vitamin Water, have featured him in several television advertisements and promotions.

Brian Urlacher was born to Bradley and Lavoyda Urlacher in Pasco, Washington. After his parents separated, Lavoyda raised Urlacher and his siblings in Lovington, New Mexico. He spent his youth immersed in sports, and developed an interest in football, basketball, and later table tennis he graduated from Lovington High School in 1995. While his mother worked several jobs to keep her family afloat, Urlacher spent his teenage years playing sports for Lovington High School and training in weight rooms. The training helped Urlacher gain the speed, stamina, and strength he would need to solidify his football career.

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