Colts Sign One of Four Sixth-Round Draft Selections
INDIANAPOLIS – This past April, Pierre Garcon became the first player from Mount Union (Ohio) College drafted in the NFL's modern area.
On Tuesday, he became the first of the Colts' nine 2008 NFL Draft selections to sign.
Garcon, a wide receiver and one of the Colts' four sixth-round selections in the April 2008 NFL Draft, has signed with the Colts, the club announced on Tuesday morning. Duration and terms were not disclosed.
Originally from West Palm Beach, Fla., Garcon began his college career at Norwich (Vt.) College, earning first-team Empire 8 honors as a freshman by catching 44 passes for 1,017 yards and 13 touchdowns.
He then transferred to Mount Union, where he caught 202 passes for 3,363 yards and 47 touchdowns in three seasons for a four-year total of 246 receptions for 4,280 yards and 60 touchdowns. His 47 touchdowns at Mount Union were an Ohio Athletic Conference record.
As a senior, he caught 67 passes for 955 yards and 14 touchdowns, earning All-OAC honors for a third consecutive season.