Nick Driskill signs free agent contract with the Colts

Four former Mount Union football players, Jasper Collins with the Miami Dolphins, Chris Denton with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Charles Dieuseul with the New York Giants and Nick Driskill with the Indianapolis Colts, agreed to NFL free agent deals. 

The four join Pierre Garcon in Washington, Cecil Shorts III in Jacksonville and Kyle Miller in Miami as former Mount Union football players on current NFL rosters.

Driskill led the nation's No. 1 ranked defense with 101 tackles, 14.5 tackles for loss and three forced fumbles with two interceptions and two blocked kicks.  He was also a consensus All-American (AP, AFCA,, the Capital One Academic All-American of the Year, Lee Tressel Ohio Athletic Conference Defensive Back of the Year and the National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete Award winner.

The players helped lead Mount Union to a record 11th NCAA Division III national championship this past December.

Posted on 2013 Apr 30