Colts build defense by picking Temple’s Rock Ya-Sin in 2nd Round

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts continued building their defense by taking Temple cornerback Rock Ya-Sin with their first pick in this year’s NFL draft.

General manager Chris Ballard traded Indy’s first-round pick to the Washington Redskins for a second-round pick this year and another second-rounder in 2020.

The deal gave the Colts three second-round picks, the first courtesy of last year’s trade with the New York Jets.

And now Ballard hopes to strike it rich in the second round — just like he did last year.

The Colts started by taking the 6-foot, 192-pound Temple star.

Indy will pick again at No. 46 and No. 59 in the second round and in the third round at No. 89.

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(This story was originally published on April 24, 2019)

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