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Colton Underwood
LB #49
Height:
6-3
Weight:
254
Age:
22
College:
Illinois State
Hometown:
Indianapolis, IN
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Bio

Signed to the Chargers practice squad on September 23, 2014.

Underwood attended training camp with the Chargers before being waived on Aug. 30.  The 6-3, 254-pound Illinois State product notched six tackles and one sack in four preseason games.

TRANSACTION HISTORY: Signed with Chargers May 13.

COLLEGE: Two-time consensus All-America and College Sporting News Fabulous Fifty FCS All-America as junior and senior...took home first-team Associated Press All-America honors as junior and third-team as senior...two-time finalist for Buck Buchanan Award as top defensive player in FCS...three-time All-Missouri Valley Conference selection, reaping first-team honors as junior and senior, and honorable mention recognition as sophomore...won College Football Performance Awards FCS Defensive End of Year Award and was runner-up for Missouri Valley Conference’s Defensive Player of Year in 2012 after leading league in sacks (10.5) and tackles for loss (19.5)...2012 Missouri Valley Defensive Player of Week after 13 tackles, three sacks and 3.5 tackles for loss in overtime win vs. Eastern Illinois...second-team All-Missouri Valley Conference Academic Team in 2011 and ’12...finished career with 215 tackles, 44 tackles for loss, 21.5 sacks, five forced fumbles, eight passes defensed and two blocked kicks...played at Illinois State from 2010-13...business management major.

PERSONAL: Born in Indianapolis, Indiana...honorable mention all-state two-way player at Washington (Ill.) High School... brother, Connor, plays linebacker at Indiana State...dad, Scott, played football at Illinois State from 1986-89...mother, Donna, played volleyball at Illinois State from 1986-90.

Signed to the Chargers practice squad on September 23, 2014.

Underwood attended training camp with the Chargers before being waived on Aug. 30.  The 6-3, 254-pound Illinois State product notched six tackles and one sack in four preseason games.

TRANSACTION HISTORY: Signed with Chargers May 13.

COLLEGE: Two-time consensus All-America and College Sporting News Fabulous Fifty FCS All-America as junior and senior...took home first-team Associated Press All-America honors as junior and third-team as senior...two-time finalist for Buck Buchanan Award as top defensive player in FCS...three-time All-Missouri Valley Conference selection, reaping first-team honors as junior and senior, and honorable mention recognition as sophomore...won College Football Performance Awards FCS Defensive End of Year Award and was runner-up for Missouri Valley Conference’s Defensive Player of Year in 2012 after leading league in sacks (10.5) and tackles for loss (19.5)...2012 Missouri Valley Defensive Player of Week after 13 tackles, three sacks and 3.5 tackles for loss in overtime win vs. Eastern Illinois...second-team All-Missouri Valley Conference Academic Team in 2011 and ’12...finished career with 215 tackles, 44 tackles for loss, 21.5 sacks, five forced fumbles, eight passes defensed and two blocked kicks...played at Illinois State from 2010-13...business management major.

PERSONAL: Born in Indianapolis, Indiana...honorable mention all-state two-way player at Washington (Ill.) High School... brother, Connor, plays linebacker at Indiana State...dad, Scott, played football at Illinois State from 1986-89...mother, Donna, played volleyball at Illinois State from 1986-90.

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