A 28-year veteran in pro personnel, Gabriel worked 16 seasons in the New York Giants scouting department, one with national scouting, and two more years part-time with the Buffalo Bills, and most recently College Scouting Director for the Chicago Bears.
With Gabriel leading the college scouting, the Bears hit on several players, including Pro Bowlers Lance Briggs, Tommie Harris, Devin Hester, Johnny Knox and Nathan Vasher. During Gabriel’s first seven drafts with Chicago, the Bears selected 16 players who started at least one game for the Bears in 2008.
NFL source says belief is former #Bears college scouting director Greg Gabriel will be hired as the personnel director of the Washington XFL franchise. Former Bears QB coach Pep Hamilton has already been named head coach of the team.