The Indianapolis Colts today agreed to terms with guard Ben Heenan.
Heenan, 6-4, 316 pounds, played the last three seasons (2012-14) with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League (CFL) after being selected by the team with the first overall pick of the 2012 CFL Draft. He competed in 52 career games on the offensive line, starting 49 contests. In 2014, Heenan started all 21 games for the Roughriders for the first time in his career. In 2013, he started 16 games at right guard and right tackle and helped the Roughriders win their fourth Grey Cup in franchise history. As a rookie in 2012, Heenan saw action in a total of 15 games and started 12.
Collegiately, Heenan played four seasons (2008-2011) at the University of Saskatchewan at both guard and tackle and helped the Huskies to three Canada West regular season titles and four playoff appearances. The team led the conference in points scored and total offense on two occasions. Heenan was one of only three Canadian players selected to play in the East-West Shrine Game following his senior season. He was also named Second Team All-Canadian and was a Canada West All-Star in 2011. Heenan earned First Team All-Canadian and Canada West All-Star honors in 2010, while playing in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport East-West Bowl. In his first year with the Huskies in 2008, he started all nine games and was named Canada West Rookie of the Year.
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The Indianapolis Colts today agreed to terms with wide receiver Duron Carter.
Carter, 6-5, 205 pounds, spent the past two seasons (2013-14) in the Canadian Football League (CFL) with the Montreal Alouettes and totaled 124 career receptions for 1,939 yards and 12 touchdowns. In 2014, he was named a CFL All-Star after leading the team with career highs of 75 receptions for 1,030 yards and seven touchdowns. His reception and receiving yardage totals ranked third in the league, while his touchdown total tied for second. In Week 19, Carter was named the CFL Offensive Player of the Week after reeling in 11 catches for 181 yards and a touchdown in a 17-14 victory over the Toronto Argonauts. As a rookie in 2013, Carter amassed 49 receptions for 909 yards and five touchdowns in only 11 games. He ranked second on the team in receiving yards, tied for second in touchdowns and third in receptions.
Carter played one season of collegiate football at Ohio State in 2009 and caught 13 passes for 178 yards and a touchdown. He also returned two punts for 24 yards. Carter attended Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College in 2010 and recorded team highs in receiving yards (690) and touchdowns (10) and tied for second in receptions (44). He then transferred to Alabama in 2011 and Florida Atlantic in 2012, but did not play in any games. Carter is the son of Pro Football Hall of Famer Cris Carter.
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