Indianapolis Colts in History

Events in Sport

  • 1953-01-23 NFL Dallas Texans become Baltimore Colts (now Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1990-04-22 NFL Draft: University of Illinois quarterback Jeff George first pick by Indianapolis Colts
  • 1992-04-26 NFL Draft: University of Washington defensive end Steve Emtman from first pick by Indianapolis Colts
  • 1996-01-14 AFC Championship Game: Pittsburgh Steelers beat Indianapolis Colts 20-16

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1998-04-18 NFL Draft: Tennessee quarterback Peyton Manning first pick by Indianapolis Colts

NFL Quarterback Peyton Manning
NFL Quarterback
Peyton Manning
  • 2004-01-18 AFC Championship Game: New England Patriots beat Indianapolis Colts 24-14
  • 2007-01-21 AFC Championship Game: Indianapolis Colts beat New England Patriots 38-34
  • 2007-02-04 Super Bowl XLI: Indianapolis Colts beat Chicago Bears, 29-17 at the Dolphin Stadium MVP: Peyton Manning, Indianapolis, QB
  • 2010-01-24 AFC Championship Game: Indianapolis Colts beat New York Jets 30-17
  • 2010-02-07 Super Bowl XLIV; New Orleans Saints defeated the Indianapolis Colts 31-17 to win their first super bowl.
  • 2012-04-26 NFL Draft: Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck first pick by Indianapolis Colts
  • 2015-01-18 AFC Championship Game: New England Patriots beat Indianapolis Colts 45-7

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1961-05-04 Eugene Daniel, American football NFL center (Indianapolis Colts, Baltimore Ravens), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • 1962-04-09 Freddie Joe Nunn, NFL defensive end (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1962-06-14 Scott Radecic, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1963-04-10 Kirk Lowdermilk, American football NFL center (Indianapolis Colts), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1963-12-23 Jim Harbaugh, NFL quarterback (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1964-04-06 Bill Brooks, American NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts, Buffalo Bills), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1964-05-18 Will Wolford, NFL tackle (Indianapolis Colts, Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 1964-11-22 David Tate, NFL defensive back (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1965-03-07 [Willie] Flipper Anderson, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1965-03-12 Randall "Randy" Dixon, American former NFL guard (Indianapolis Colts), born in Clewiston, Florida
  • 1966-01-03 Wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1966-05-29 Floyd Turner, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1966-07-29 Jeff Herrod, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1966-12-08 Joe Staysniak, NFL guard (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1967-05-12 Robert Blackmon, defensive back (Indianapolis Colts, Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1967-05-14 Tony Siragusa, NFL defensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts, Balt Ravens)
  • 1968-05-19 Paul Justin, NFL quarterback (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1968-07-09 Shawn Harper, NFL tackle (Indianapolis Colts, Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1968-11-05 Cary Blanchard, NFL kicker (Indianapolis Colts), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2016)
  • 1969-01-13 Dan Footman, NFL defensive end (Cleveland Browns, Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1969-03-03 Ronald Humphrey, NFL running back (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1969-04-21 Conrad Clarks, NFL center (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1969-04-22 Bobby Olive, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1969-05-17 Craig Erickson, NFL quarterback (Indianapolis Colts, Miami Dolphins)
  • 1969-06-10 Tony McCoy, NFL defensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1969-06-14 Eugene Chung, NFL guard (Jacksonville Jaguars, Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1969-06-18 Jay Leeuwenburg, NFL guard/center (Chicago Bears, Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1969-08-27 Kipp Vickers, NFL guard (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1969-11-08 Devon McDonald, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1969-12-23 Stephen Grant, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1970-02-07 Chris Gardocki, NFL punter (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1970-03-14 Thomas McLemore, NFL tight end (Indianapolis Colts), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • 1970-04-14 Brian Stablein, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1970-04-28 Jason Belser, defensive back (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1970-05-28 Jason Belser, NFL cornerback (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1970-08-01 Quentin Coryatt, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1970-08-02 Elijah Alexander, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts, Denver Broncos)
  • 1970-08-08 Trev Alberts, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1970-09-17 Ashley Ambrose, NFL cornerback (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1970-12-06 Eric Mahlum, NFL guard (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1970-12-14 Bradford Banta, NFL tight end (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1971-01-08 Roosevelt Potts, NFL running back (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1971-02-02 Ken Dilger, NFL tight end (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1971-02-03 Sean Dawkins, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1971-02-09 Jason Mathews, NFL tackle (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1971-04-09 Derwin Gray, NFL center (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1971-04-20 Terry Smith, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts), born in Clemson, South Carolina
  • 1971-06-26 Carlton Gray, NFL cornerback (Seattle Seahawks, Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1971-07-20 Bernard Whittington, NFL defensive end (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1971-08-20 Bernard Whittington, defensive end (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1971-09-29 Ray Buchanan, American NFL center (Indianapolis Colts), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1971-10-24 Aaron Bailey, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1971-12-13 Mike Pelton, NFL defensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1971-12-28 Steve Morrison, US NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts), born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • 1972-02-08 Marcus Pollard, NFL tight end (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1972-03-28 Derek West, offensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1972-04-08 Damon Watts, NFL center (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1972-07-30 Clif Groce, NFL running back (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1972-07-31 Ray McElroy, NFL center (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1972-08-25 Marvin Harrison, wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1972-10-30 Trevor Wilmot, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts, Amsterdam Admirals)
  • 1972-11-27 Chris Hetherington, running back (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1972-12-02 Zack Crockett, NFL running back (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1972-12-20 Scott Slutzker, American football tight end (Indianapolis Colts), born in Oakland, California
  • 1973-01-02 Abu Wilson, running back (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1973-01-04 Lamont Warren, NFL running back (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1973-02-26 Marshall Faulk, NFL running back (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1973-03-26 Marshall Faulk, running back (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1973-05-06 Clay Williams, OL (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1973-06-21 Sammie Burroughs, linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1973-10-30 Ellis Johnson, NFL defensive back (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1973-11-24 Kendel Shello, DL (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1973-12-08 Monty Montgomery, defensiveback (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1974-01-04 Carl Powell, defensive end (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1974-01-25 Adam Meadows, American football player (Indianapolis Colts), born in Powder Springs, Georgia
  • 1974-05-31 Steve Martin, defensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1974-11-11 Phillip Ward, linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1975-08-15 Bert Berry, linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1975-10-12 Scott Von Der Ahe, linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)

Person of interestPeyton Manning

1976-03-24 Peyton Manning, American football quarterback (Indianapolis Colts, Denver Broncos), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

NFL Quarterback Peyton Manning
NFL Quarterback
Peyton Manning
  • 1976-05-25 Tarik Glenn, offensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1978-08-01 Edgerrin James, Immokalee Florida, American football player (Indianapolis Colts)

Deaths in Sport

  • 2016-09-07 Cary Blanchard, American NFL kicker (Indianapolis Colts), dies of a heart attack at 47