Originally written on Fox Sports West  |  Last updated 4/26/12

PALO ALTO, CA - SEPTEMBER 26: Andrew Luck #12 of the Stanford Cardinal passes against the Washington Huskies at Stanford Stadium on September 26, 2009 in Palo Alto, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The changing of the guard is official in Indy: Andrew Luck is coming to town. As expected, Indianapolis chose its successor to Peyton Manning on Thursday, taking the Stanford quarterback No. 1 overall, and setting itself up for two busy draft days as it tries to put a stronger supporting cast around its new franchise quarterback. The first part was relatively easy. "It's a new era, it's a new beginning," first-time general manager Ryan Grigson said minutes after the selection. "Really, it's exciting and we got our guy. He's the one we feel is going to take us where we want to go with this thing. He shares the same vision that we all do, so we're excited." Luck is the first player the Colts have selected No. 1 overall since taking Manning in 1998. He was projected to be the top player in the 2011 draft but surprised some by returning to school. As a redshirt junior, he had the Cardinal poised to make a national championship run until a November loss to Orego...
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