4 Kurt Coleman

Kurt Coleman Ohio State 2007
usa United States
Clayton, OH
High School
Past Teams
Ohio State
2006, 2007, 2008

Major: Sport and Leisure Studies (2008), Undecided (2006-07)

Weight: 188 (2008), 185 (2006-07)

2008 Media Guide: Returning starter at strong safety … has already proven he has a bright future with the Buckeyes … one of the fiercest competitors in the OSU weight room.

2007: Starting strong safety who was significant on special teams … 64 tackles, 4 PBU, 3.5 TFL for season … sack and five tackles against Michigan State … five tackles and forced a fumble at Penn State … seven tackles against Illinois … 10 tackles in the BCS championship game … defensive player of week: Illinois … SAE award for outstanding player in Homecoming game … second-year letterman.

2007 Media Guide: Second year defensive back … proved last year he has a bright future with the Buckeyes … played in all but one game as a true freshman, mainly on special teams … had an interception in the spring game along with two tackles and a pass break-up.

2006 Media Guide: Enrolled early at Ohio State for spring quarter and participated in spring drills … had an interception in the spring game along with two tackles and a pass break-up … will contend for playing time in the fall.

High School: Collected 19 solo tackles and 73 assists as a senior to go along with seven pass break-ups and three interceptions … caught 22 passes for 248 yards and one touchdown … returned 15 punts for 261 yards and two touchdowns and 11 kickoffs for 266 yards and another touchdown … two-time first-team All-Ohio … named to the 2005 Detroit Free Press All-Midwest Team … had 17 pass break-ups and 10 interceptions, including two he returned for touchdowns, as a junior and 38 solo stops and 53 assists … caught 16 passes for 315 yards and seven touchdowns as a junior.

Personal: Son of Ron Coleman and Heidi Williams … has a brother Kyle, also an OSU graduate … favorite actress is Angelina Jolie … dream vacation is Australia … favorite former Buckeye is Ahmed Plummer … favorite American from history is Booker T. Washington.


SeasonTeamGGSTklSoloAsstTFLTFL YdsSacksSack YdsFFIntInt YdsPBUBlkDef TD
2006Ohio State7NA9540.5100000010
2007Ohio State13NA6429353.551.02100400
2008Ohio State12NA7843354.0131.041418500