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Black History Month: Every Colts Player To Attend An HBCU

Indianapolis Colts
02 Feb 2023, 16:39 GMT+10

To celebrate the beginning of Black History Month, check out a list of every Colts player to attend one of the 107 Historically Black Colleges and Universities. JJ Stankevitz

The Colts have a rich history of connections to the 107 Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the United States and U.S. Virgin Islands, including Hall of Famers, All-Pros and Super Bowl champions. Check out the list of all 57 players to have played for the Colts after attending an HBCU:

Alabama A&M

Robert Mathis (Defensive end, 2003-2016; First-Team AP All-Pro in 2013, 5-time Pro Bowler, two-time Pro Football Hall of Fame semifinalist)

Alabama State

Michael Coe (Defensive back, 2007)Zefross Moss (Tackle, 1989-1994)

Albany State University

Grover Stewart (Defensive tackle, 2017-Present)

Alcorn State University

Torrance Small (Wide receiver, 1998)

Allen University

George Harold (Defensive back, 1966-1967)

Bowie State University

Victor Jackson (Defensive back, 1986)Marco Tongue (Defensive back, 1983)

Clark Atlanta University

Curtis Johnson (Defensive end, 2008)

Delaware State

Clarence Weathers (Wide receiver, 1989)

Elizabeth City State University

Reggie Langhorne (Wide receiver, 1992-1993)

Florida A&M University

Bob Felts (Halfback, 1965)Hubert Ginn (Running back, 1973)Frank Middleton (Running back, 1984-1985)

Fort Valley State University

Nick Harper (Cornerback, 2001-2006)Tyrone Poole (Cornerback, 1998-2000)

Grambling State University

Norman Davis (Guard, 1967)Greg Fields (Defensive end, 1979-1980)Billy Newsome (Defensive lineman, 1970-1972)Chester Rogers (Wide receiver, 2016-2019)Chad Williams (Wide receiver, 2019)

Hampton University

Kendall Langford (Defensive end, 2015-2016)

Howard University

Antoine Bethea (Safety, 2006-2013; Pro Bowler in 2007 and 2009)

Jackson State University

Roy Hilton (Defensive end, 1965-1973)Willie Richardson (Flanker/wide receiver, 1963-1969; First-Team AP All-Pro in 1967, Pro Bowler in 1967, 1968)

Lincoln University

Elmer Bailey (Wide receiver, 1982)

Maryland Eastern Shore

Mack Alston (Tight end, 1977-1980)Jim Duncan (Defensive back, 1969-1971)Sherman Plunkett (Tackle, 1958-1960)Johnny Sample (Cornerback, 1958-1960)Charlie Stukes (Cornerback, 1967-1972)

Mississippi Valley State

Ashley Ambrose (Cornerback, 1992-1995)Ronald Humphrey (Running back, 1994-1995)

Morgan State University

Tim Baylor (Defensive back, 1976-1978)Stan Cherry (Linebacker, 1973)Raymond Chester (Tight end, 1973-1977)Ron Mayo (Tight end, 1974)Charley Robinson (Guard/linebacker, 1954)Chad Simpson (Running back, 2008-2009)

Morris Brown College

Ezra Johnson (Defensive end, 1988-1989)

Norfolk State University

Deon King (Linebacker, 2016)

North Carolina Central University

Chuck Hinton (Defensive tackle, 1972)

South Carolina State University

Dextor Clinkscale (Safety, 1986)Shaquille Leonard (Linebacker, 2018-Present; First-Team AP All-Pro In 2018, 2020, 2021; Pro Bowler in 2019, 2020 and 2021; Colts Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee in 2022)

Southern Uni & A&M College

Michael Ball (Safety, 1988-1993)Jeff Faulkner (Defensive lineman, 1990)Alvin Haymond (Defensive back, 1965-1967)Thomas McLemore (Tight end, 1995)Kendel Shello (Defensive end, 1996-1998)Sid Williams (Linebacker, 1968)

Tennessee State

Richard Dent (Defensive end, 1996; Pro Football Hall of Fame)Ollie Smith (Wide receiver, 1973-1974)Tony Stargell (Cornerback, 1992-1993)

Texas Southern University

Lonnie Hepburn (Cornerback, 1971-1972)Lloyd Mumphord (Cornerback, 1975-1978)

Tuskegee University

Ricky Jones (Linebacker/defensive back, 1980-1983)

Virginia Union University

Cornelius Johnson (Guard, 1968-1973)

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