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Colts draft DE Gerri Green with pick 199

STARKVILLE, MS - OCTOBER 21: Stephen Johnson #15 of the Kentucky Wildcats is brought down by Gerri Green #4 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs as he scrambles for a first down during the second half of an NCAA football game at Davis Wade Stadium on October 21, 2017 in Starkville, Mississippi. (Photo by Butch Dill/Getty Images)

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Colts have used their sixth round pick, 199 overall, on Mississippi State defensive end Gerri Green.

Green registered 5.5 sacks in 2017 as an outside linebacker and 3.5 in 2018 after moving to defensive end.

He has solid size for an edge rusher at 6’4″, 252 lbs and 33″ arms. Green’s combine numbers were impressive, as the former Bulldog posted a 4.63 40 yard dash, 35″ vertical jump and 24 reps on the bench press.

The Colts have now used seven of their eight draft picks thus far on defensive players. Their final pick in the draft is 240th overall.

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