At the NFL Scouting Combine in February, the Indianapolis Colts were one of the teams to interview University of California running back Daniel Lasco. According to the Sacramento Bee's Matt Barrows, the Colts worked out Lasco at Cal's pro day last week. Barrows notes that the 49ers and Raiders also worked out the running back.
During his time at Cal, Lasco played in 41 games (starting 15) and rushed for 1,872 yards and 18 touchdowns. He racked up 2,395 all-purpose yards and had a breakout season in 2014, when he rushed for 1,115 yards (and recorded 1,471 total yards rushing and receiving). In 2015, though, he was hampered by injury, but he was a two-time team captain and Cal's MVP in 2014. In addition, Lasco has shown an ability to contribute on special teams, making him a valuable piece on the team in a number of areas. He was one of the biggest stars at the NFL Combine and is currently projected by CBS Sports to be a fourth round pick.
The Colts recently signed both Robert Turbin and Jordan Todman to add depth to their running back position, adding to a group that already featured Frank Gore as the starter and Tyler Varga and Trey Williams as depth options. Neither of those recent signings should prevent the team from looking into the running backs in the NFL Draft, however, and if they are indeed looking at a mid-round option at the position, it seems they have some interest in Cal's Daniel Lasco.