Giants vs. Colts: Making the Connection

Posted Aug 16, 2013 explores connections between the Giants and their Preseason Week 2 opponent, the Indianapolis Colts


RB Andre Brown
Played in one game for the Colts in 2010

S Stevie Brown
Signed by the Colts on Sept. 21, 2011. He played in eight games for the Colts and was credited with five tackles on special teams.

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Played in 16 games with 13 starts at strong safety for the Colts in 2011.

QB Curtis Painter
Originally a 6th round (201st pick overall) draft choice by the Colts in 2009. In 2011, Painter played in nine games with eight starts and set career highs by completing 132 of 243 passes for 1,541 yards, six touchdowns and 11 interceptions.


RB Ahmad Bradshaw
Part of two Super Bowl Championships with the Giants (XLII and XLVI). He ranks sixth in Giants history in rushing yards, seventh in rushing attempts and ninth in rushing touchdowns.

RB Davin Meggett
His father, Dave Meggett, played for the Giants from (1989-94).

Wide Receivers Coach Charlie Williams
Held the same position at the University of North Carolina where he was responsible for the development of WR Hakeem Nicks.

Assistant Special Teams Coach Brant Boyer
Was a Training Camp Coaching Intern for the Giants in 2010.

Secondary Coach Mike Gillhamer
Began his NFL coaching career as an offensive assistant with the Giants in 1997. He assisted with the running backs during his first three seasons before taking over as the running backs coach in 2000. The Giants ranked third in the NFC in rushing in 2000.


*S Stevie Brown attended Columbus East High School. He was first team all-state as a senior and a member of the Indiana Football Coaches Association Top-50.

*DE Mathias Kiwanuka attended Cathedral High School in Indianapolis, where he earned Super Prep and Prep Football Report All-Midwest honors.

*QB Curtis Painter played in 46 games at Purdue, where he completed 987 of 1,648 passes for 11,163 yards, 67 touchdowns and 46 interceptions.

*TE Adrien Robinson played at Warren Central in Indianapolis, the first school in Indiana history to win 4 consecutive state crowns.


*RB Donald Brown attended Red Bank Catholic High School where he was a team captain and rushed for 2,032 yards and 27 touchdowns as a senior.

*T Ben Ijalana attended Rancocas Valley High School for his final two prep years after transferring from Willingboro High School.

*S Joe Lefeged was a three-year starting strong safety and two-year starting kick returner at Rutgers University. As a senior, he broke the school record with 948 yards on 38 kickoffs and totaled 84 tackles en route to All-Big East second-team honors.

*Defensive Line Coach Gary Emanuel held the same position for Rutgers University from 2008-09.

*Strength and Conditioning Coach Roger Maradino grew up in Vineland and graduated from Kean University.