Trestan Ebner
No. 31 – Chicago Bears
Position:Running back,
Return specialist
Personal information
Born: (1999-01-02) January 2, 1999 (age 23)
Henderson, Texas
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:206 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school:Henderson
(Henderson, Texas)
College:Baylor (2017–2021)
NFL Draft:2022 / Round: 6 / Pick: 203
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Year (2020, 2021)
  • 2× First-team All-Big 12 (2020, 2021)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Trestan Ebner (born January 2, 1999) is an American American football running back and return specialist for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Baylor.

Early life and high school

Ebner grew up in Henderson, Texas and attended Henderson High School.[1] As a senior he had 57 receptions for 1,074 yards and 16 touchdowns.[2]

College career

Ebner played in 11 games during his freshman season and rushed for 121 yards and two touchdowns and caught 20 passes for 267 yards and three touchdowns.[3] As a sophomore, he gained 413 yards and scored one touchdown on 69 carries and had 29 receptions for 348 yards and one touchdown. Ebner rushed for 250 yards and three touchdowns as a junior.[4] Ebner assumed Baylor's kickoff return duties as a senior and was named the Big 12 Conference Special Teams Player of the Year after returning 20 kicks for 612 yards and two touchdowns while also rushing for 107 yards and one touchdown and catching 26 passes for 299 yards and three touchdowns.[5] He decided to utilize the extra year of eligibility granted to college athletes who played in the 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic and return to Baylor for a fifth season.[6] Ebner repeated as the Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Year as in his fifth season.[7]

Professional career

Ebner was selected in the sixth round of the 2022 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears.[8]

References

  1. ^ Gibson, David (April 19, 2022). "Henderson's Trestan Ebner looks forward to seeing his NFL dreams come true". KETK.com. Retrieved April 26, 2022.
  2. ^ "Ebner giving Bears boost at new position". Waco Tribune-Herald. October 26, 2017. Retrieved April 21, 2022.
  3. ^ "Henderson's Trestan Ebner named to Hornung Watch List". Tyler Morning Telegraph. Retrieved April 21, 2022.
  4. ^ Stepien, Garrett (August 2, 2022). "Former NFL scout: Baylor RBs 'quietly one of CFB's best'". 247Sports.com. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  5. ^ "Ebner named second-team All-American". Waco Tribune-Herald. December 29, 2020. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  6. ^ "Ebner named Big 12 special teams POY, returning for fifth season". Waco Tribune-Herald. December 17, 2020. Retrieved April 26, 2022.
  7. ^ "AP Names Big 12 Players, Coaches of the Year". NBCDFW.com. December 9, 2021. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  8. ^ "Bears select Baylor's Trestan Ebner with 203rd pick in NFL draft". The Dallas Morning News. April 30, 2022. Retrieved May 2, 2022.