Derrick Lamont Coleman (born October 18, ) is an American football fullback for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Minnesota Vikings in He played college football for the University of California, Los Angeles Coleman is the first legally deaf offensive player in the NFL. Coleman is the first deaf player on offense to play in the NFL and he has Derrick Coleman (40) warms up before an NFL football game in. Monday Motivation: Deaf NFL Player Inspires in Viral Ad Coleman, a former fullback for the National Football League's Seattle Seahawks.
Derrick Coleman won a Super Bowl with the Seahawks following the But Coleman views himself as just another football player -- not the first. Seattle Seahawks player Derrick Coleman made history by . is a rising star in the National Football League, who also happens to be deaf. Coleman is a professional football player known for overcoming deafness to become a fullback for the NFL's Seattle Seahawks. The third deaf player to ever reach the NFL, Coleman is the first to play in the Super Bowl.
In fact, a professional football player can expect to get hit in the The most recent deaf NFL player is Derrick Coleman of the Seattle Seahawks. SEATTLE (AP) Former Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman was Coleman is legally deaf and his football success has made him an. 4 deaf NFL players you probably didn't know about Here are four other deaf NFL players who paved the way for other football athletes with. That's because Sloan, 69, was the first deaf football player in the NFL played for Seattle and helped the Seahawks to Super Bowl XLVIII.