An Athletic Big Man, Who Moves “like a Cat”
Montori Hughes is a big man. 6-4, 330 pounds, or 340 according to Ryan Grigson. Perhaps it is fitting that his surname sounds just a little bit like “Huge.” No doubt his size and strength were very appealing traits when the Colts decided to a leap of faith on him.
One thing many people would not expect, especially for a third day draft pick, is that Hughes is relatively agile for such a large guy. So enamored was Ryan Grigson that he and his staff decided to trade back into the 5th round (giving up a 2014 4th round pick) and nab Hughes before anyone else could take him.
“He’s 6-4 and change, 340 pounds, and he can move like a cat,” Grigson said of Hughes. “There are just very few human beings that have that ability. In this defense and he played all three spots at Tennessee Martin. He was a big recruit at Tennessee.no comments