INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Colts today elevated safety Rolan Milligan to the 53-man roster from the practice squad and signed running back Bruce Anderson III to the practice squad.
Milligan, 5-10, 200 pounds, was signed to the Colts practice squad on September 4, 2019. He participated in Indianapolis’ 2019 offseason program and training camp before being waived on September 2. Milligan spent time on the Colts’ active roster and practice squad last season. He also spent time on the Detroit Lions practice squad in 2018. In 2017, Milligan spent time on the Lions’ active roster and practice squad but did not see game action. He participated in the Dallas Cowboys’ 2016 offseason program and training camp before being waived on August 16, 2016. Milligan was originally signed by the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent on May 9, 2016.
Anderson III, 5-11, 210 pounds, spent time on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers practice squad this season. He participated in the Buccaneers’ 2019 offseason program and training camp before being waived during final cuts on August 31 and signed to the practice squad the next day. Anderson III originally signed with Tampa Bay as an undrafted free agent on May 10, 2019. Collegiately, he played in 52 games (16 starts) at North Dakota State (2015-18) and totaled 486 carries for 2,896 yards and 24 touchdowns, 32 receptions for 448 yards and seven touchdowns and 52 kickoff returns for 1,360 yards and two touchdowns. Anderson III helped lead the Bison to three FCS National Championships (2015, 2017 and 2018) and finished fifth in program history in all-purpose yards (4,704).