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With their first selection in the 2008 NFL Draft, the 28th selection of the second round, the Colts selected Mike Pollak, an offensive lineman from Arizona State.


Colts Select Offensive Lineman Mike Pollak of Arizona State in Second Round

INDIANAPOLIS - The Colts waited more than five and a half hours to make their first selection of the 2008 NFL Draft.

When they got a chance to pick, they went offensive line.

The Colts, after not having a first-round draft selection for the first time in four years, made their first selection around 8:40 p.m. Saturday, taking center Mike Pollak of Arizona State with the No. 28 selection of the second round, the 59th selection overall.

Pollak, in a conference call with Indianapolis media shortly after his selection, said Colts Head Coach Tony Dungy told him shortly after his selection he will get a chance to compete for a starting position at offensive guard.

Pollak (6-feet-3, 293 pounds) started 13 games at center each of the past two seasons. He was an All-Pac 10 selection as a senior and a second-team selection as a junior.

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