The Indianapolis Colts today elevated cornerback Tay Glover-Wright to the 53-man roster from the practice squad and waived outside linebacker Daniel Adongo.
Glover-Wright, 6-0, 180 pounds, was signed to the Colts practice squad on October 5. He spent time with the Green Bay Packers during the team’s 2015 training camp before being waived during final cuts on September 5, 2015. He originally signed as an undrafted free agent with the Atlanta Falcons on May 12, 2014. Glover-Wright spent training camp with the Falcons before being waived on August 24, 2014. He was signed to the Packers practice squad on October 6, 2014 and spent the final 11 weeks of the regular season and both postseason contests on the practice squad. Glover-Wright re-signed with Green Bay on January 20, 2015 before being waived at the end of training camp.
Collegiately, Glover-Wright played two seasons at Utah State. He played in 27 games (11 starts) for the Aggies and finished with 69 tackles (40 solo), 1.0 sack, 10 passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery. Glover-Wright also contributed 105 rushing yards on 20 carries (5.3 avg.). As a senior in 2013, he started 10-of-14 games and registered 52 tackles (31 solo), 5.0 tackles for loss and ranked second on the team with 10 passes defensed. Glover-Wright also returned 19 kickoffs for 429 yards (22.6 avg.), which ranked sixth in the Mountain West Conference. Prior to transferring to Utah State, he spent two seasons at Eastern Arizona Community College (2011) and Highland (Kan.) Community College (2010).
Adongo, 6-5, 252 pounds, was signed to the Colts active roster from the practice squad on November 12. He spent the first nine weeks of the season on the team’s practice squad after being on the Colts Injured Reserve list in 2014. In 2013, Adongo spent time on the Colts active roster and practice squad. He has played in five career NFL games and recorded one special teams tackle.
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