The Indianapolis Colts have released former Appalachian State wide receiver Tony Washington Monday. Washington, who played in the NFLPA All-Star Game in January
was among 11 players released by the Colts on Monday.
The Colts were required to cut their roster down to 75 players. Washington signed with the Colts as a free agent after he went undrafted. He caught 64 passes for 939 yards and four touchdowns for Appalachian State in 2013. He finished his college career at Appalachian State with 139 receptions for 1,837 yards and 10 touchdowns.
Joining Washington among players being released by their respective teams were former Mountaineers, linebacker Jeremy Kimbrough, who was cut by the Washington Redskins, and running back Steven Miller, who was released by the Detroit Lions.
Kimbrough, an All-America, played 35 games in his career with the Mountaineers (2009-12). He made 312 tackles, including 24.5 tackles-for-loss, and 8.5 quarterback sacks. He was waived by the Redskins and placed on injured reserve in 2013.
Miller, a first-team junior college All-America, played two seasons for the Mountaineers. He led App State in rushing his senior year with 1,368 yards and 11 touchdowns. He also caught 34 passes for 377 yards and four TDs. Miller spent all of last year on Detroit's practice squad.
Photo Courtesy: Tony Washington, App State Athletics