Darion Griswold, the 6'5" 255 TE formerly of the Red Wolves reportedly received an undrafted free agent offer from the Indianapolis Colts, who reportedly took the A-State big man out to lunch after Pro Day. (Why didn't y'all just draft the big guy?)
2016 NFL Draft UDFA reported signing: TE Griswold, Darion, Arkansas State to the Indianapolis Colts @FFMetrics— R.C. Fischer (@CFBMetrics) April 30, 2016
At A-State Pro Day, Big Gris measured well against the invited NFL Combine athletes. His 17 reps of 225 pounds would have ranked him tied for eighth among tight ends(with Jake McGee of Florida and Nick Vannett of Ohio State.) His 31.5 inch vertical would have placed 8th, and his 4.78 40-yd dash* would have ranked 7th fastest.
During his four year career at Arkansas State, Gris' big frame was used primarily for blocking, though the former college basketball payer did score 9 TDs in his heralded four year career. Griswold was the only Sun Belt player invited to the Reese's Senior Bowl in 2016 and was 2nd Team All Sun Belt in 2015 and 2013.
Sadly, Griswold arrived to the Colts too late to make history with Dallas Clark.