Indiana State football alum Jonas Griffith has been signed to the Indianapolis Colts practice squad, the team announced Wednesday.
The Louisville, Kentucky native signed with Indiana State prior to the 2015 season and worked his way to a starter in 2017 before finishing his career. One of the best linebackers in program history, Griffith finished his career with six All-American honors, tying the ISU program record set by defensive tackle Dan Brandenburg (1994-95).
Griffith led the Sycamores in 2019 with 106 tackles (47 solo tackles) to go along with seven tackles-for-loss and four sacks. Griffith was also credited with one interception, three pass breakups, two quarterback hurries and one fumble recovery and forced fumble on the year in 12 starts.
He led the Missouri Valley Football Conference in tackles the last two seasons and is just the third player in program history to record 100+ tackles in three-straight seasons. He finished his Sycamore career with 382 tackles in 44 games — the eighth most tackles in program history.
Following the 2020 NFL Draft in April, Griffith signed as an undrafted free agent with the San Francisco 49ers, but was waived by the team in April.