B. J. Coleman

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B. J. Coleman
No. -- Free agent
Position: Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-09-16) September 16, 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth: Chattanooga, Tennessee
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 231 lb (105 kg)
Career information
High school: Chattanooga (TN) The McCallie School
College: Chattanooga
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 7 / Pick: 243
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Career Arena statistics
Comp. / Att.: 61 / 119
Passing yards: 1,413
TD-INT: 17-6
QB Rating: 81.53
Rushing yards: 6
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Bryon Elwyn "BJ" Coleman Jr. (born September 16, 1988) is an American football quarterback who is currently a free agent. He played college football at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga after transferring there from Tennessee, and high school football at The McCallie School. He was selected by the Green Bay Packers in the 7th round of the 2012 NFL Draft, 243rd overall. Coleman signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League (CFL) on January 25, 2016. [1]

College career[edit]

Coleman attended the University of Tennessee in 2007 and 2008. He transferred to University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2009 and was the starting quarterback until 2011.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Green Bay Packers[edit]

He was drafted in the Seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers. He was released by the Packers on September 2, 2013 when he was replaced by Seneca Wallace.[3]

Arizona Rattlers[edit]

On January 19, 2015, Coleman was assigned to the Arizona Rattlers of the Arena Football League. On May 28, 2015, it was announced that he abruptly resigned from the team for a job outside of football.[4] Coleman was placed on "League Suspension" by the Rattlers on May 28, 2015. He was placed on reassignment on November 5, 2015.

Saskatchewan Roughriders[edit]

On January 25, 2016, Coleman signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. He was released by the team on August 9, 2016.[5]


  1. ^ NFL Draft Scout
  2. ^ B.J. Coleman will sign to play football at UTC
  3. ^ "Packers cut B.J. Coleman, Aaron Rodgers currently has no backup | ProFootballTalk". profootballtalk.nbcsports.com. Retrieved 2014-05-31. 
  4. ^ Richard Obert (May 28, 2015). "B.J. Coleman leaves Rattlers for opportunity outside of football". www.azcentral.com. The Arizona Republic. Retrieved May 29, 2015. 
  5. ^ "RIDERS TRANSACTIONS- AUGUST 9TH". August 9, 2016. Retrieved August 11, 2016. 

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