The Bears added a second Mack to their team Saturday afternoon, agreeing to sign Pro Bowl outside linebacker Khalil Mack’s brother as an undrafted free agent, Patrick Finley of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Like his brother, Ledarius Mack was an edge rusher at Buffalo. He posted eight sacks last year and led the Bulls with 12 tackles for loss. He forced a team-high three forced fumbles and recovered two more. In the Bahamas Bowl, he recorded a sack and a fumble recovery to secure a win against Charlotte.
“With Khalil’s brother, that’s definitely something that we’re looking forward to,” general manager Ryan Pace said Saturday night. “It’s something that worked out for us. It will be unique having two brothers on the same team.”
Ledarius Mack started his career at ASA College before transferring to Buffalo, where he redshirted in 2017 before playing two seasons. He posted two sacks and a forced fumble as a junior.
It’s unclear that the younger Mack would have received a serious contract offer from another team. He’ll have a chance to prove the Bears’ flyer right, whenever the team next gathers in person.