Colts Sign Second-Round OL Braden Smith


The Indianapolis Colts announced Wednesday that they’ve signed OL Braden Smith to a four-year rookie contract.

The Colts have now signed 10 of their 11 draft picks including:

Rd Pick Player Pos. Status
1 6 Quenton Nelson G Signed
2 36 Darius Leonard LB
2 37 Braden Smith OL Signed
2 52 Kemoko Turay DE Signed
2 64 Tyquan Lewis DE Signed
4 104 Nyheim Hines RB Signed
5 159 Daurice Fountain WR Signed
5 169 Jordan Wilkins RB Signed
6 185 Deon Cain WR Signed
7 221 Matthew Adams LB Signed
7 235 Zaire Franklin LB Signed

Smith, 22, was taken with the No. 37 overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft by the Colts. According to, he receives a four-year, $7,193,688 contract that includes a $3,311,772 signing bonus.

During his senior year at Auburn, Braden appeared in 53 games with 41 consecutive starts. He received first-team All-American honors by the Associated Press, CBS, and SB Nation in 2017.

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