BALTIMORE (WJZ)–The Baltimore Ravens have acquired center A.Q. Shipley, pending passing a physical, from the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for a conditional 2014 draft pick.
Shipley, a 6-1, 309-pounder, enters his second NFL season having seen action in 14 games (five starts) with the Colts in 2012. He also played on special teams in the Colts’ Wild Card contest at Baltimore last season.READ MORE: Rich Strike Yes, Preakness Champ Early Voting No For Belmont
Originally selected by the Steelers in the seventh round (226th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft, Shipley had been a practice squad member with Pittsburgh (2009) and Philadelphia (2010) before signing with Indianapolis in 2012.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Watch In Effect
A four-year letterman at Penn State, Shipley was an All-America selection, Rimington Trophy winner and Big Ten Offensive Lineman of the Year as a senior.MORE NEWS: One Person Is Dead Following A Triple Shooting In East Baltimore
Shipley is a native of Moon Township, Pa., and attended Moon Area High School in Pittsburgh.