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Colts Among Teams that Auburn DB Smoke Monday Has Visited With Before NFL Draft

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According to The Draft Network’s Justin Melo, the Indianapolis Colts are among the NFL teams that Auburn safety Smoke Monday has met with ahead of the 2022 NFL Draft:

The 6’2”, 207 pound defensive back (with 32 1/2” arms) recorded 63 tackles (44 solo), 9.0 tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks, an interception (*returned for a touchdown), and 5 passes defensed during 13 starts in 2021.

Never afraid to mix it up, Monday is known as a big-hitter, who projects as an in-the-box safety/hybrid linebacker at the next level and core special teams contributor, but has some clear limitations when exposed for too long in coverage.

Right now, he projects as a late ‘Day 3’ draft pick or a priority undrafted rookie free agent signing—but could pique the Colts interest with his special teams ability, similar to Jordan Glasgow in 2020, who was a 6th round pick of Indianapolis out of Michigan: