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Colin Cole biography

Date of birth : 1980-06-24
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Toronto, Canada
Nationality : Canadian-American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-11-30
Credited as : Football player NFL, Defensive tackle for the Seattle Seahawks, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Colin Cole is an American football defensive tackle for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. He was signed by the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent in 2003. He played college football at Iowa.

Signed with Seattle as an unrestricted free agent on March 2, 2008.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: * Originally signed with Minnesota as an undrafted free agent on May 2, 2003, but was waived after spending separate one-week stints on its 53-man roster. Was waived by the Vikings on October 7, 2003, and finished the season with Detroit. Went to training camp with the Lions before being waived and signed onto the Green Bay Packers practice squad. Signed to the Packers active roster on November 30, 2004.
* Has totaled 213 tackles with 3.5 sackes during five-year career.
* Saw 2007 season cut short by a fractured forearm during Thanksgiving game at Detroit.

A four-year letterman (1999-2002) and two-year starter at Iowa. Played in 46 games (36 starts), with 213 tackles, 23 sacks, three forced fumbles and three recoveries. Shifted from defensive end to defensive tackle as a senior and was a first-team All-Big Ten Conference pick and defensive co-captain totaling 85 tackles and 9.0 sacks. Helped defense rank fifth nationally against the run. Graduated with a degree in African-American Studies.

Named second-team all-state and first-team all-county at South Plantation High School in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Selected to play in the North-South Broward All-Star game and Dade County All-Star contest. The four-time county heavyweight wrestling champion won the state wrestling title as a senior. Posted a 23-1 record as a junior. With his wife, Karesha, has started a consulting business call ‘The Cole Group, LLC’ to help high school student-athletes pursue college careers. Has a stepson, Andrez and a daughter, Karyss.

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