Colts Sign Second-Round LB Darius Leonard


The Indianapolis Colts have signed S.C. State LB Darius Leonard to a four-year rookie contract, according to Ian Rapoport.

The Colts now have all of their 11 draft picks under contract:

16Quenton NelsonGSigned
236Darius LeonardLBSigned
237Braden SmithOLSigned
252Kemoko TurayDESigned
264Tyquan LewisDESigned
4104Nyheim HinesRBSigned
5159Daurice FountainWRSigned
5169Jordan WilkinsRBSigned
6185Deon CainWRSigned
7221Matthew AdamsLBSigned
7235Zaire FranklinLBSigned

Leonard, 26, was taken with the No. 36 overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft by the Colts. According to, he receives a four-year, $7,247,808 contract that includes a $3,351,132 signing bonus.

During his senior year at South Carolina State, Leonard recorded 114 total tackles, 12 tackles for loss, 8.5 sacks, one forced fumble, and two interceptions.

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