The Indianapolis Colts today signed fourth-round draft pick, linebacker Antonio Morrison.Morrison, 6-1, 232 pounds, was selected by the Colts in the fourth round (125th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft. A four-year starter, he totaled 294 tackles (126 solo), 21.0 tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks, three passes defensed, three forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and one interception at Florida.
In 2015, Morrison was a Butkus Award Semifinalist and a unanimous First Team All-SEC selection as a senior after starting all 14 games and leading the team in tackles for the second straight year with 103 (42 solo). He added 2.5 sacks, one pass defensed and one forced fumble en route to becoming the first Florida player to post back-to-back 100-tackle seasons since 1992-93. In 2014, Morrison earned Second Team All-SEC honors from the league’s coaches, The Associated Press and Phil Steele after leading the Gators with 101 tackles (30 solo), 1.0 sack, one forced fumble and one interception. He was also a three-time SEC Academic Honor Roll member and was named to the 2012 SEC Coaches’ All-Freshman Team while in Gainesville.
The Colts have now signed six of their eight draft picks from the 2016 NFL Draft.
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