2017 NFL DRAFT Mitch Trubisky goes No. 2 to chicago

Trubisky with Commissioner Roger Goodell on stage in Philadelphia.

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – University of North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky was selected second overall by the Chicago Bears in the 2017 NFL Draft Thursday evening. Trubisky, who attended the draft and was presented a Bears jersey by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, is the Tar Heels' highest draft pick since Julius Peppers was taken No. 2 in 2002.

Trubisky got draft day started with some appearances at the NFL Experience.

Hyundai gave Trubisky the chance to design his own wrap for a car.

The Mitch Trubisky display shoes include the Mentor "M" and the Carolina Blue and argyle.

Trubisky has a message for Tar Heel fans while on the red carpet!

Trubisky walks the red carpet with his parents Dave & Jeanne and head coach Larry Fedora.

The most accurate passer in UNC history, Trubisky played in more than 30 games and started 13 as a redshirt junior in 2016. He set more than 20 single-season school records, including total offense (4,056), passing yards (3,748) and passing touchdowns (30) while leading the Tar Heels to an 8-5 record and a berth in the Sun Bowl vs. Stanford.

Fedora and Trubisky share a few minutes in the Green Room before the start of the draft.
A few tense moments as the draft is about to start.

Trubisky is the 24th first round NFL Draft pick in UNC history, the eighth since 2008, and the fourth under head coach Larry Fedora.

Last season, Trubisky completed 304 of 447 pass attempts with just six interceptions and threw at least three touchdowns in seven games. He was named the Walter Camp Football Foundation National Offensive Player of the Week after leading the Tar Heels to a 37-36 come-from-behind victory over Pitt. The following week, Trubisky completed 31 of 38 pass attempts for 405 yards and three touchdowns in a 37-35 win at No. 12 Florida State.

From Thrill City to the Windy City! Go Heels! Bear Down, Chicago Bears!

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