Bruce Adams, Chronicle Staff Writer
After completing six passes in nine attempts for 113 yards and two touchdowns, Nate Longshore was named
Spring grades: Tedford said players having outstanding springs included center Alex Mack, defensive back Bernard Hicks and fullback Will Ta'ufo'ou. "We got a lot done," he said. "We learned a lot."
Coaching plan: The coaching staff will spend a good portion of the offseason fine-turning the Bears' new offense. The team will be incorporating elements of the spread-option. New offensive coordinator Mike Dunbar ran the spread at Northwestern, where the Wildcats had the No. 4 ranked offense in the nation last year. Tedford said the staff would try and determine the extent the team will run out of the old conventional system and the recently popularized spread, which can spread receivers across the field while retaining a strong run game.
Position changes: The Bears made two significant position changes in the spring. David Gray was moved back to wide receiver. Gray began his career at