Andre Coleman (defensive end)

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Andre Coleman
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-07-26) July 26, 1984 (age 31)
Place of birth: Buffalo, New York
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 287 lb (130 kg)
Career information
College: Albany
Undrafted: 2007
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: --
Sacks: --
Forced fumbles: --
Stats at NFL.com

Andre Coleman (born July 26, 1984) is a former American football and a Canadian football defensive end. He was signed by the Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He played college football at Albany. Coleman is now a coach at Serra High School (San Diego, CA).

Early years[edit]

Coleman attended Burgard Vocational High School in Buffalo, New York and was a letterman in football, baseball, and bowling. In football, he was an All-Western New York selection and a Class C All-State second team selection. He shattered school record with 18 sacks and totaled 88 tackles, five forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries as a senior captain. He also played tight end and fullback andught two touchdown passes and scored three 2-point conversions.

College career[edit]

As a senior he earned First-team Mid-Major All-America honors as senior. He finished career with 110 tackles, 14 sacks and 35 tackles for loss he was named First-team All-Northeast Conference last season and one of two defensive linemen with 30-plus tackles Has earned three varsity letters. In 2005 he was named squad's top defensive lineman in leading a unit that ranked 11th nationally in scoring against (17.6 points/ game) and tied for first on the team with 4.5 sacks and was second on team with 12.0 tackles for a loss. In 2004 he made 22 tackles, including four for losses as a junior. In 2003 he appeared in all 11 games and made 14 tackles, including 3.0 sacks, and had two pass deflections.

Professional career[edit]

San Diego Chargers[edit]

He was signed by the Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2007.

After being placed on the Chargers practice squad before week one in 2009 he was activated for the Monday Night game against the Oakland Raiders on September 14.

Coleman was later released by the Chargers to make room for veteran defensive tackle Alfonso Boone

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