(Former Colts Assistant Passes at 69)
Former Indianapolis Colts defensive line coach John Teerlinck has died, Colts owner Jim Irsay announced on Twitter. Teerlinck was the Colts defensive line coach from 2002 through 2012, mentoring the pass rush duo of Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis. Irsay called Teerlinck “One of our sport’s all-time greatest assistant coaches. And a Horseshoe guy, through-and-through.” Teerlinck was 69-years-old.
(Philip Rivers Prepares for Life After NFL)
New Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers already has his post-NFL plans set. After retiring, Rivers will become the head football coach at St. Michael Catholic High School in Fairhope, Alabama. The 38-year-old is entering his 17th NFL season, and first with the Colts. He signed a one-year, 25 million dollar contract earlier this offseason and had previously stated his post-playing plans included becoming a coach at the high school level like his father was.
(IU Adds D-Line Commitment)
The Indiana Hoosiers football program picked up a commitment from junior college offensive lineman Chris Bradberry Sunday. Bradberry played for Riverside Community College in California for the last two seasons after one season at San Jose State. The 6-foot-6, 280 pound Bradberry will be a redshirt junior for the Hoosiers and will play tackle.