’05 NFL Draft – Round 4

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With the 129th overall pick in the '05 draft, the Indianapolis Colts take Dylan Gandy (OG, Texas Tech, 6'3, 304, 45.12. From the ESPN NFL Draft Tracker:

Gandy is undersized, lacks great strength and still needs more experience. However, his athleticism, versatility and quickness make him an intriguing mid-to-late round prospect in the 2005 draft class. Dylan had a strong senior season as a fulltime starting center and, if he can continue to improve at the NFL level, he has a chance to become a valuable interior OL reserve.

Moving to the offense with the first pick in the fourth round. The third through fifth rounds have usually been where Polian and Co. have done a great job of mining gold with o-line picks. Looks like Gandy will fit well in Mudd's system.

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With the 136th overall pick in the '05 draft, the Indianapolis Colts take Matt Giordano (S, Cal, 5'10, 195, 4.54). From the ESPN NFL Draft Tracker:

Another bone-crunching safety to bolster the secondary...

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