From Pompano Beach, Fla., Graham earned Defensive Player of the Year honors and all-conference honors as a senior after leading the team with 96 tackles as a free safety. He committed to the University of South Dakota to play college ball.
The 6’2″, 210 lbs safety thrived at USD. As a sophomore, Graham lead the team with 97 tackles and averaged 8.1 tackles per game. As a junior, he earned honorable mention all-MVFC honors and ranked 29th nationally in interceptions per game with 4 picks in 11 games. Before his senior season, Graham was named one of 6 team captains and earned preseason all-MVFC accolades at safety. Graham showed impressive versatility when he moved to OLB following an injury to USD’s MLB. In total, Graham competed in 44 games (31 starts) at South Dakota and finished his collegiate career with 233 tackles (116 solo), five interceptions, 7.0 tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks, 15 passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.
Undrafted in 2017, Graham latched on with the Indianapolis Colts and impressed during his stint on their preseason roster. In 2018, the 24-year old safety will join The Spring League to showcase his potential in front of the numerous NFL scouts in attendance.
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