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Colts Sign Wide Receiver Justice Liggins

Posted Aug 15, 2017

Intro: The Indianapolis Colts today signed free agent wide receiver Justice Liggins and waived-injured running back Dalton Crossan.

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Colts today signed free agent wide receiver Justice Liggins and waived-injured running back Dalton Crossan. If Crossan clears waivers, he will revert to the Colts Injured Reserve List.

Liggins, 6-1, 210 pounds, most recently spent time with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League before being released on June 16, 2017. He played in two preseason games with the Blue Bombers in 2017 and caught two passes for 30 yards and one touchdown. Liggins also returned one kickoff for 14 yards. He originally signed with Winnipeg on June 4, 2017.

Collegiately, Liggins played in 36 games (13 starts) at Stephen F. Austin and finished with 102 receptions for 1,166 yards and eight touchdowns. As a senior in 2016, he started 10 games and tallied 49 receptions for 641 yards and three touchdowns. In 2015, Liggins saw action in all 11 games (three starts) for the Lumberjacks and caught 31 passes for 318 yards and four touchdowns. He appeared in eight games in 2014 and compiled 19 receptions for 174 yards and one touchdown. As a true freshman in 2013, Liggins played in seven games primarily on special teams. He also caught three passes for 33 yards.

Crossan, 5-11, 203 pounds, signed with the Colts as an undrafted free agent on May 4, 2017. He saw action in Indianapolis’ preseason opener vs. the Detroit Lions and compiled three carries for three yards and caught two passes for 11 yards. Crossan played in 44 games at the University of New Hampshire and totaled 5,189 all-purpose yards (2,617 rushing/779 receiving/1,793 kickoff return) and 36 total touchdowns (27 rushing/eight receiving/one kickoff return).

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