The Indianapolis Colts today signed safety Sean Baker to the practice squad.
Baker, 6-0, 209 pounds, most recently spent the 2015 training camp with the Atlanta Falcons before being released during final cuts on September 4, 2015. He has played in five games over his NFL career and tallied two tackles. In 2014, Baker appeared in five games for Atlanta in addition to spending time on the practice squad. In 2013, he spent nine weeks on the Falcons practice squad before being elevated to the active roster on December 26, 2013, where he was inactive for the regular season finale. Baker originally signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent on May 7, 2012 before being waived on August 31, 2012. He was signed to the Buccaneers practice squad on November 27, 2012 and spent the 2013 offseason and training camp with the Buccaneers before being waived on August 31, 2013.
Collegiately, Baker started 43-of-47 games at Ball State and finished with 338 tackles (174 solo), 19.0 tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks, 39 passes defensed, 18 interceptions (one returned for a touchdown), six forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries (two returned for touchdowns) and one blocked kick. The two-time team captain set the Cardinals career interceptions record and competed in the 2012 Casino Del Sol College All-Star Game following his senior season. Baker in the only player in Ball State history to return two fumbles for touchdowns in a career. In 2011, he started all 10 games he played in and was named All-Mid-American Conference first team choice. As a junior in 2010, he was named All-Mid-American Conference second team and in 2008, earned Mid-American Conference Freshman of the Year and Sporting News Freshman All-America Team honors.
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