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Drew Coleman biography

Date of birth : 1983-04-22
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Henderson, Texas
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-10-26
Credited as : Football player NFL, cornerback for the New York Jets, Super Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Drew A. Coleman is an American football cornerback who currently plays for the New York Jets of the National Football League.


◊ Played 36 games in three seasons, starting four, recording 44 tackles, one interception, two sacks and a forced fumble. He also has registered 16 tackles on special teams.
◊ Started four games at cornerback during his rookie season in 2006, becoming the first Jets’ rookie to start games at corner since Jamie Henderson in 2001.
◊ Combined with D’Brickashaw Ferguson, Nick Mangold, Leon Washington and Brad Smith for 47 starts by the rookie class in 2006.
◊ Recorded his first career interception off of John Beck at MIA, 12/2/07.
◊ Made his first NFL start at JAC, 10/8/06.


◊ 4/30/06, NYJ, *D6 (189)
*Jets acquired D6 (189), D2 (49 - Kellen Clemens) and WAS D2, 2007, from WAS in exchange for D2 (35 – Rocky McIntosh), 2006.


◊ 2008 (JETS)
Played in nine games on the season and set a career high in passes defensed with six; he also recorded 20 tackles, one sack, and three tackles on special teams. SEASON HIGHLIGHTS: (10/26 vs. KC)... Recorded a sack of Tyler Thigpen for a 12-yard loss.

◊ 2007 (JETS)
Played in 11 games, intercepting one pass, recording four tackles and one pass breakup…Recorded seven special teams tackles. SEASON HIGHLIGHTS: (12/2 at MIA)…Recorded two solo tackles and his first career interception off of John Beck…Also, recorded two special teams tackles. (9/9 VS. NE)…Tackled Patriots holder Matt Cassel on a botched field goal attempt.

◊ 2006 (JETS)
Played in 16 games plus the playoff game, starting four at cornerback…Recorded 20 tackles, one sack, two passes defensed and a forced fumble. POSTSEASON: (1/7 at NE)...Recorded two defensive tackles and one special teams tackle in the AFC Wild Card Game. SEASON HIGHLIGHTS: (10/29 at CLE)…Recorded a 10-yard sack of Charlie Frye. (10/15 at MIA)… In his second career start, recorded a career-high seven tackles and one pass breakup in the victory. (10/8 at JAC)…Made his first career start, recording a pass breakup. (9/24 at BUF)…Named Jets’ Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance in the victory.


◊ After transferring from Trinity Valley Community College following the 2003 season, Coleman played his final two seasons at TCU, switching from offense to cornerback, where he posted 49 tackles and five interceptions for the Horned Frogs.
◊ Played in 12 games as a senior and recorded 36 tackles, four interceptions, eight pass breakups, two fumble recoveries, two kickoff returns for 29 yards and five punt returns for 32 yards.
◊ At TVCC, was the 2002 Southwest Junior College Football Conference Offensive Player of the Year after he rushed 29 times for 223 yards and two touchdowns, caught 26 passes for 534 yards and six touchdowns, 11 kickoff returns for 260 yards…Helped the Cardinals to a 10-2 record and a victory in the Heart of Texas Bowl.
◊ A 2001 graduate of Henderson HS, Coleman was named The Daily News Rusk County Football Player of the Year in 2000, playing quarterback, running back, wide receiver, defensive back and kickoff returner.
◊ Henderson HS also produced former Raiders tight end Rickey Dudley and the late Joe Delaney, a former NFL running back for the Chiefs.


◊ Participates as a school buddy for a fifth-grader at Raguet Elementary School in Nagocdoches, TX at the behest of aformer high school classmate, who is a teacher there…He visits the school during the offseason.
◊ Attended a private viewing of the movie “Invincible” with 200 students from the Generation Jets Academy, in conjunction with the New York Mercantile Exchange Charitable Foundation and National Communications Group.
◊ Helped make improvements to the entrance of Roy Wilkins Park in Jamaica, Queens as part of the United Way Hometown Huddle in 2006.
◊ Attended the United Way Gridiron Gala, 4/11/07, to help celebrate the NFL’s 30-year partnership with the United Way.
◊ Attended the Newark Star-Ledger Junior Reporter which motivates participation in classes with dozens of hands-on activities.
◊ Joined students at public school/intermediate school 270 in Rosedale, NY in 2008 to help promote physical fitness and healthy living as a part of NFL’s What Moves U program. The campaign is sponsored by the American Heart Association and targets an increasingly inactive generation of children.
◊ Majored in Speech Communication at TCU.
◊ Has one son, Drew Jr., and one daughter, Kaylon.

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