justin fields It was a memorable Sunday off the field.
Chicago Bears The quarterback attended a graduation ceremony at Ohio State over the weekend, earning his degree in consumer and family financial services.
Fields, who began his college football career in Georgia, played two seasons in Columbus, Ohio. He continued his studies through the athletic department’s degree completion program after the Bears selected him with the No. 11 overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.
Both the Bears and the university celebrated the occasion on social media.
He’s our QB
Congrats, @justnfields, pic.twitter.com/g7YMO7oJma
— Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) May 7, 2023
In two seasons with the Bears, the 24-year-old Fields has a 5-20 record as a starter. He completed 59.7% of his passes for 4,112 yards with 24 touchdowns and 21 interceptions in 27 total games. He rushed for 1,563 yards and 10 TDs.
At Ohio State, he led the Buckeyes to two College Football Playoff appearances and was a Heisman Trophy finalist.
This report used information from Reuters.