INDIANAPOLIS —Another trade, another defensive end.
The Indianapolis Colts on Friday night made their second trade of the second round of the 2018 NFL Draft, acquiring the 64th-overall pick from the Cleveland Browns in exchange for Indy's 67th overall (third round) and 178th overall (fourth round) selections. The Colts, in the process, become the first team since the 2009 New England Patriots to have four second-round selections in one draft, according to the NFL Network.
And, with their fourth pick of the second round, the Colts selected Ohio State defensive end Tyquan Lewis.
Lewis — at 6-foot-3, 269 pounds — played in an Ohio State record 55 games during his career with the Buckeyes. A two-time team captain, as well as a two-time First-Team All-Big Ten selection, the 2016 Big Ten Defensive Lineman of the Year logged 36 career starts and collected 112 tackles (36.5 for a loss) and 23.5 sacks to go along with five pass breakups, five forced fumbles and six QB hurries.
Lewis' 23.5 sacks rank fifth in school history, while he ranks 15th with 36.5 tackles for loss.
With the Colts switching to the 4-3 base defense, Lewis could be a versatile piece for coordinator Matt Eberflus, as he has the ability to play both on the edge as well as inside.
Check back with Colts.com later for more on this developing news, but for now, here's Lewis' NFL.com Draft Profile:
Lewis has become less productive and seemingly less effective as Ohio State has added depth to their defensive front. Lewis had some intriguing flashes on tape when rushing from a defensive tackle spot, but he may not be effective enough against the run to become anything more than a situational rusher.