Colts Sign Luck

By Tommy Schoegler

Colts Sign Luck

July 19, 2012 Updated Jul 19, 2012 at 4:04 PM EDT

Fort Wayne (Indiana's NewsCenter)- The Indianapolis Colts signed first round (1st overall) draft selection, quarterback Andrew Luck.

Luck is a two-time Heisman Trophy Finalist (2010 and 2011) who left Stanford atop the record books in completion percentage (67 percent) and all-time touchdown passes (82). He finished his collegiate career having completed 713-of-1,064 passes for 9,430 yards, 82 touchdowns and 22 interceptions. Luck also netted 957 rushing yards, the most ever gained by a Stanford quarterback.

Luck is the first Cardinal to amass over 10,000 yards in total offense, as his 10,387 yards rank sixth in Pac-12 history. In 38 career games, he was responsible for 89 touchdowns and compiled a 31-7 record as a starter, including a 24-5 mark in conference games. His 31 victories are the most a Stanford quarterback has recorded in a career.

With Luck at the helm, Stanford spent 29 consecutive weeks in The Associated Press Top 25 poll, including 22 consecutive weeks ranked in the Top 10. He quarterbacked the Cardinal to an 8-3 record vs. Top 25 competitors, while playing under center for three of the most prolific offensive teams in school history. The 2011 squad produced 561 points, the seventh-highest total in the nation.

The Colts have signed eight of their 10 draft picks, including Luck, offensive guard Justin Anderson, running back Vick Ballard, wide receiver LaVon Brazill, defensive tackle Josh Chapman, linebacker Tim Fugger, quarterback Chandler Harnish and wide receiver T.Y Hilton.

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