Thursday, August 15, 2013

Deaf NFL player making his mark

Derrick Coleman
Essentially deaf since age three, former UCLA running back Derrick Coleman has never used it as an excuse as he has tried to make it in the NFL. The Seattle Times reports that "Coleman, in fact, has been one of the team’s steadiest players throughout training camp, scoring a touchdown on a 6-yard pass in Seattle’s 31-10 win over the Chargers last Thursday and also leading the team with two tackles on special teams." Read more in the Seattle Times here.