LeCompte signs deal with Chicago Bears

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FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) -- Former NDSU Punter Ben LeCompte has agreed to a standard rookie contract with the Chicago Bears.

LeCompte, from Barrington, Illinois, left NDSU as the all-time leader in punting with a 44.55 average. The mark also led the Missouri Valley Football Conference, and ranks fourth in FCS history.

The standard rookie contract LeCompte signed is for three years. The terms are undisclosed.

LeCompte will compete for a spot with Pat O'Donnell, the only other punter listed on the Chicago roster.

While at NDSU LeCompte also handled kick-off duties and was the holder for PAT's and field goals.