Overview
Jerraud Powers is a cornerback for the Indianapolis Colts, who selected him with the 92nd overall pick in the third round of the 2009 NFL Draft. After his junior season, Powers chose to forgo his final year of eligibility and enter the 2009 NFL Draft. Powers is 5-feet, 9-inches tall and weighs 192 pounds.
Prep Career
As a prep player, Powers had 90 total tackles and eight interceptions in his final two seasons at Decatur High School in Decatur, AL. He was ranked the No. 32 cornerback prospect in the class of 2005 by Rivals.com, and chose Auburn after also visiting Vanderbilt and Alabama.
College Career
Powers sat out the 2005 season as a redshirt. In 2006, he was an All-SEC Freshman selection by the league's coaches, finishing the season with 26 total tackles and four pass deflections. Powers started 23 of 25 games in his final two seasons at Auburn, missing two games as a junior with a hamstring injury. He finished his Auburn career with 136 total tackles and six interceptions, including a team-high-tying four interceptions in 2007. At one point during his sophomore season, Powers intercepted a pass in three consecutive games, becoming the first Auburn player since Karlos Dansby in 2001-02 to achieve that feat.
NFL Career
Jerraud Powers was selected in the third round (92nd overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts. Before the 2009 season, Powers signed a four-year/$2.425M contract with Indianapolis.

Powers opened the 2009 season in the starting lineup, in place of the injured Marlin Jackson. He started 13 games as a rookie, missing the final three games of the regular season due to a hamstring injury. He returned for the Colts Divisional playoff game against the Baltimore Ravens, but injured his left foot in that game, forcing him to miss the 2009 AFC Championship game against the New York Jets. Powers returned for Super Bowl XLIV, recorded two total tackles in the Colts loss to the Saints.
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