Colts sign former Boilermaker Carson Wiggs


INDIANAPOLIS (WLFI) – The Indianapolis Colts today signed free agent kicker Carson Wiggs and waived guard Zach Allen.

Wiggs, 6-foot-1, 222 pounds, finished his collegiate career (2008-2011) as the most accurate kicker in Purdue history, connecting on 53-of-72 career field goals (73.6 percent). His 53 made field goals rank as the second-most in school history. As a senior in 2011, Wiggs earned All-Big Ten second-team honors after making 16-of-21 field goals and recording 23 touchbacks on 66 kickoffs. Wiggs was originally signed by the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent on April 28, 2012 but was waived prior to the start of the regular season.

Allen was originally signed to the Colts practice squad on December 16, 2013 before being signed to a Reserve/Future contract on Jan. 13, 2014. In four seasons at North Carolina State (2009-2012), Allen competed in 42 career games, making 31 starts on the offensive line. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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