lost his hearing at the age of 3, and got by using hearing aids and an ability to read lips. Raised in Los Angeles
, Coleman was a star fullback at Troy High School (Fullerton, CA) and was rated the #2 fullback in the country entering college. After a standout career at UCLA
, including a senior year that saw him rush for 765 yards and score 11 touchdowns along with his excellent blocking, Coleman put his name in for the 2012 NFL draft… and no one picked him.