The Indianapolis Colts today signed free agent running back Abou Toure. The team also placed running back Tyler Varga on the Reserve/Retired list from the Reserve/Did Not Report list.
Toure, 6-2, 235 pounds, spent time on the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals practice squads in 2015. He originally signed with the Colts as an undrafted free agent on May 10, 2015 before being waived during training camp on August 31. Collegiately, Toure rushed for 1,647 yards with 10 touchdowns in two seasons at UT Martin. In 2014, he posted the third-highest single-season rushing total in school history with 1,138 yards. Toure also contributed with eight total touchdowns and three multiple-touchdown performances on the ground. Before transferring to UT Martin, he spent time at Utah State (2012) and Dean Junior College in Massachusetts (2011).
Varga, 5-11, 225 pounds, originally signed with the Colts as an undrafted free agent on May 5, 2015. He played in three games for Indianapolis in 2015 and collected one pass for 18 yards, one carry for two yards and six kickoff returns for 151 yards. Varga was placed on the team’s injured reserve list on October 14.
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