The Indianapolis Colts today signed outside linebacker Deiontrez Mount to the practice squad and released cornerback Tay Glover-Wright.
Mount, 6-5, 249 pounds, most recently participated in the 2016 offseason program with the Tennessee Titans before being waived during training camp on August 28. As a rookie for the Titans in 2015, he played in the first four games of the season and registered one tackle, one interception, one pass defensed and one special teams stop before being placed on the Injured Reserve list on October 17, 2015. Mount was originally selected by Tennessee in the sixth round (177th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.
Collegiately, Mount played in 45 games (13 starts) at Louisville and totaled 82 tackles, 9.5 sacks and 18.5 tackles for loss. As a senior in 2014, he saw action in 13 games (five starts) and set career highs with 37 tackles, 5.0 sacks and 10.5 tackles for loss. In 2013, Mount participated in 10 games and made nine tackles, 0.5 sacks and 1.5 tackles for loss. As a sophomore in 2012, he appeared in all 13 games (three starts) and registered 26 tackles, 2.5 sacks and 4.0 tackles for loss. In 2011, Mount played in nine games (five starts) and tallied 10 tackles, 1.5 sacks and 2.5 tackles for loss.
Glover-Wright, 6-0, 180 pounds, was signed to the Colts practice squad on September 14. He participated in the Colts 2016 offseason program before being waived during finals cuts on September 3. Glover-Wright was originally signed to the Colts active roster from the team’s practice squad on December 17, 2015. He played in two games for Indianapolis last season. In 2014, Glover-Wright spent time on the Green Bay Packers practice squad.
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