April 27, 2009
Providence, Rhode Island - Brown University All-Ivy tight end Colin Cloherty `09 (Bethesda, MD) has signed a free agent contract with the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, following the completion of the NFL Draft. He will report to the Colts' training camp on Friday, 5/1.
Cloherty led all Ivy League tight ends with 40 catches, while compiling 418 receiving yards. He made seven receptions vs. Yale for a team high 72 yards, and made just two catches vs. Penn, but both were big ones. The first was a 29-yard catch across the middle that led to a Brown touchdown, the other a 29-yard touchdown reception in the fourth quarter.
Cloherty had a career game against Holy Cross, making 14 catches, eighth best in Brown football history, for 166 yards and a 22-yard touchdown reception.
The 6-3, 245 pound Cloherty made 99 career catches, 12th best in Brown football history, covering 1,211 career yards