Mentor native Mitchell Trubisky selected by Chicago Bears with the second pick in the 2017 NFL Draft

Former Mentor quarterback Mitchell Trubisky has been selected in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft.

Quarterback Mitch Trubisky was selected by the Chicago Bears with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.

A one-year starter at the University of North Carolina, Trubisky was an All-Ohio selection and the 2012 Ohio Mr. Football Award winner after a standout career at Mentor High School.

Trubisky was a full-time starter for only one season, but he was very productive for the Tar Heels, who went 8-5 overall and finished second in the Atlantic Coast Conference’s Coastal Division with a 5-3 record in league play.

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Trubisky completed 304 of his 446 attempts (68.2 percent) for 3,748 yards and 30 touchdowns against just six interceptions in 2016. He finished his final year at North Carolina with a 158.3 quarterback rating.