INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Colts today signed fifth round (136th overall) draft selection, defensive tackle Josh Chapman.
Chapman, 6-0, 316 pounds, started 25 of 54 games at Alabama and totaled 88 career tackles (44 solo), 2.5 sacks, 13.5 tackles for loss, one quarterback pressure and four passes defensed. He was part of two BCS National Championship teams in 2009 and 2011.
Last season, Chapman received All-America honorable mention accolades by Pro Football Weekly, adding All-SEC second-team honors from the league's coaches and the Associated Press.
The Colts have signed six draft picks, including Chapman, offensive guard Justin Anderson, running back Vick Ballard, wide receiver LaVon Brazill, linebacker Tim Fugger and quarterback Chandler Harnish.