Isaiah Demetryst Frey- No. 31 of the Chicago Bears
Birthdate: 04/06/1990 Birthplace: Roseville, California
Weight: 190lbs Height: 6ft 0in
Frey was born on April 6, 1990 in Roseville, California. His father, Demetryst Cornish, is a Walter Payton fan, and named Frey’s dogs, “Bear” and “Payton”. Frey and Chicago Bears Linebacker, Lance Briggs, are both from the Sacramento Valley
“The only person I have an idea about is Lance Briggs just because we’re from the same area. He was a stud back in Sacramento and everybody knows about him. I’ve never met him; I’ve just heard stories about him.”
Isaiah graduated From Jesuit High in Carmichael, California, coached by Dan Carmazzi. He was a National Scholar-Athlete and as a senior in 2007, was a first-team All-League, All-City (Sacramento Bee) and All-Section selection. Isaiah was named Most Valuable Player in 2006 and 2007 with 3,200 all-purpose yards and 37 touchdowns during the 2006 and 2007 seasons. He has recorded 76 tackles and 10 interceptions during his junior and senior seasons and became part of the Sacramento Bee’s All-Decade team. Isaiah holds Jesuit High’s school record of 98-yard interception return for a touchdown.
Frey played in college as a cornerback for the Nevada Wolf Pack. During his time at Nevada, he recorded 141 tackles, seven interceptions, seven tackles-for-loss, one sack and two forced fumbles in 51 games. During his year as a senior, Frey was named first-team all-WAC after tying for first in the FBS with 21 pass breakups and recording a career-high five interceptions.
Though Frey was projected to be an undrafted free agent, he was picked in the 6th round, 184th overall by the Chicago Bears in the 2012 NFL Draft.
“Frey gives the Bears an athletic corner with athleticism and quickness. He is ideally suited to play in a two-deep scheme and will have a chance to make the roster as a sub defender.”—NFL.com analyst Bucky Brooks
On May 9, 2012 the Chicaco Bears signed Frey to a four-year deal. In the third game of the preseason against the New York Giants, Frey intercepted a David Carr pass in the end zone with 1:06 in the game to give the Bears a 20-17 victory.