Colts go all-in on two key positions in latest 7-round mock draft

The Indianapolis Colts are short on a few positions and they look to build in the draft.

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Keith Randolph Jr.. 177. Draft Profile . player. Keith Randolph Jr.. 481. . IDL. Illinois. Keith Randolph Jr.

Keith Randolph Jr. is a monster steal in the 6th round. Randolph stands at 6'5" and 300 pounds and could be a great addition to the Colts as a fill-in starter. Being a red-shirt senior he's had to work to keep the roster spot at Illinois. Putting other big colleges aside Randolph decided to stay in a place where his talents could be used.

In 2021, he emerged as a major force on a defensive line and gained 42 tackles with four sacks, keep in mind he is a red shirt still. In 2022 he upped it even more 4.5 sacks and gained All-third team honors. Randolph could be a great addition to a Colts defensive line that lacked production from a sacks and pressure standpoint.

Some of his strengths are his size and weight can be used against offensive linemen and he can be a major disrupter in the middle of the line. For his size, he's extremely speedy and reminds me of an Aarond Donald-type burst of speed and strength.

Some of his weaknesses are he can sometimes tand up too early and lose the leverage he's had the entire game and sometimes he lacks the ability to get off zone blocks that are churning forward, something he'll need to do against Houston and the Titans. However, for a sixth-round pick, this would be a nice addition.