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CHICAGO - Chicago Bears, No. 79, Levi Horn, who is a tribal member of the Northern Cheyenne, played all of the second half the Bears exhibition game on Saturday night 10 - 3 victory over the Buffalo Bills.
Chicago Bears, No. 79, Levi Horn - Northern Cheyenne
Horn, who was a standout tackle when he played at the University of Montana, played right tackle and right guard on Saturday night.
"It was good to be on the field again with my teammates and it is even better that we won!" commented Horn to the Native News Network on Sunday evening. "I did some bad and some good and need to improve each day," added Horn.
The Chicago Bears official website lists Horns as height as 6' 7" and weight as 315 pounds.
6' 7" 315 pounds
Despite his busy life as a football athlete, Horn believes in giving back to the American Indian community. In May, Horn led the Longest Walk 3 - Reversing Diabetes through along Lakeshore Drive in Chicago as it went through the city. In July, Horn gave a motivational talk and signed autographs at the Spokane Tribe of Indians, where he grew up in Spokane, Washington.
Additionally, Horn is a Nike 7 ambassador and has represented Nike at numerous events involving Native youth to achieve better educations and well-being through exercise.
The Chicago Bears next preseason game is an away game against the New York Giants on Monday, August 22 at 7 pm edt.
posted August 15, 2011 7:00 am edt
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