The Indianapolis Colts today signed guard Jack Mewhort.
Mewhort was selected by the Colts with their first pick in the second round (59th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft. Mewhort competed in 49 career games at Ohio State University, making 39 consecutive starts to close his collegiate career. He lined up at left tackle for a combined 26 starts as a junior and senior while adding five starts at left guard and eight more at right guard his sophomore season.
As a senior in 2013, Mewhort served as a team captain and was part of a Buckeye offense that set school records for the most points scored (637), rushing yards (4,321) and total touchdowns (83). He was a consensus All-America selection and added second-team accolades from Walter Camp, The NFL Draft Report, The Associated Press, CBSSports.com, Sports Illustrated and the Football Writers Association in addition to being a first-team choice by ESPN. Mewhort was named a First Team All-Big Ten Conference choice and was a candidate for the Outland Trophy.
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