INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Colts today made three additions to its scouting department, including the hiring of T.J. McCreight as Director of College Scouting, Dave Razzano as an Area Scout and Ahmad Russell as an Area Scout. The team also promoted Andrew Berry to the Pro Scouting Coordinator position and Todd Vasvari to the Assistant Director of College Scouting post.
McCreight joins the Colts after spending the last three seasons with the Arizona Cardinals where he served as the Director of Pro Personnel. In addition to leading the pro personnel department, he assisted in pro scouting, advance scouting of opponents and unrestricted free agency. Prior to starting in Arizona in March of 2009, McCreight was with the Cleveland Browns for four years (2005-08), including the final two seasons as the Director of Player Personnel. He started his scouting career with the Baltimore Ravens where he spent eight seasons (1997-2004) as the team’s National Scout (2003-04) and East Coast Area Scout (1997-2002).
Razzano holds 22 years of scouting experience, which includes stints with the San Francisco 49ers (1988-92), St. Louis Rams (1992-06) and Arizona Cardinals (2006-09). He assisted in building teams that have won three Super Bowls and two NFC Championships while working with the likes of legendary head coaches, Bill Walsh, George Seifert, Jon Gruden, Mike Holmgren, Chuck Knox and Dick Vermeil. Razzano most recently served as an NFL analyst on sports talk radio 95.7 The Game every Sunday night with host Chris Townsend and former NFL star Dana Stubblefield.
Russell joins the Colts following seven seasons as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles player personnel department. He spent the 2011 campaign as a Pro Scout for the Eagles following five seasons as a college scout working primarily in the Northeast region. Russell interned with the personnel department in 2004 and was elevated as a College Scouting Assistant in 2005. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Asian Studies from Colgate where he was also a four-year letterman at linebacker. Russell went on to earn his Master’s Degree in Sports Management from the University of Massachusetts in 2004.
Berry will start his fourth season with the Colts as the team’s Pro Scouting Coordinator. He started his tenure in Indianapolis as the club’s Scouting Assistant before being elevated to a Pro Scout in 2011. Berry was a three-time first-team All-Ivy League choice and two-time All-America selection at cornerback for Harvard University. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa and cum laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a Master’s Degree in Computer Science.
Vasvari enters his 15th year with the Colts and his first as the Assistant Director of College Scouting. He served as an Area Scout for the team from 1998-2005 and was promoted to Eastern Regional Scout in 2006. He got his start in professional scouting with the Carolina Panthers where he worked as an Area Scout from 1995-97. Vasvari graduated from Bloomsburg University in 1991 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics.