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West Virginia wide receiver Kevin White said he’ll visit with the Bears. (AP)

West Virginia WR Kevin White to visit Bears

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Three weeks before the start of the NFL Draft, at least one receiver will speak directly with the Bears.

Former West Virginia star Kevin White — considered to be one of the top two taken in the draft — said he has an appointment to visit with the Bears, who have the seventh overall pick, and new GM Ryan Pace.

On Sirius/XM Radio, White said he has an interview set up with the Bears, in addition to the Jets, Giants and Rams. He’s met with one team — the Titans — already.

The Bears have an opening for a receiver to line up across from Alshon Jeffery after trading Brandon Marshall to the Jets, and will consider both White and Alabama receiver Amari Cooper.

The 6-3, 215-pound White had 109 catches for 1,447 yards as a senior. He ran a 4.35-second 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine, all-but-cementing his status as a likely top 10 pick.

He’ll be in Chicago for the draft, which starts April 30.

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