The Indianapolis Colts had a special visitor watching practice today at Anderson University: Andrew Luck's father, Oliver, was on hand to get a glimpse at his son's progress as an NFL quarterback. Of course, the Colts are quite used to having a quarterback's father around watching, having spent 14 years with Archie and Peyton Manning.
Oliver himself was a quarterback in the NFL with the Houston Oilers and is currently athletic director at West Virginia University. After practice, Oliver Luck joked with Pat McAfee, a West Virginia alum, about his donation to the university this year.
McAfee was in a different role today as the main place kicker. While not as precise as Adam Vinatieri has been (for which the cameramen on the lifts are thankful) he showed plenty strength in the "boomstick" including nailing a 50 yard field goal as practice ended.
Head coach Chuck Pagano elected to end practice about 15 minutes early today after the team had practiced on consecutive days in exce...