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Herb Coleman
No. 95     
Defensive lineman
Personal information
Date of birth: (1971-09-04) September 4, 1971 (age 48)
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois
Career information
College: Trinity International
NFL Draft: 1995 / Round: 7 / Pick: 238
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* San Francisco 49ers ( 1995 1996)*
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Herbert Coleman (born September 4, 1971) is a former American football defensive lineman who played one season with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League (CFL) . He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL) in the seventh round of the 1995 NFL Draft.[1] He played college football at Trinity International University and attended Hillcrest High School in Country Club Hills, Illinois.[2] Coleman was also a member of the Kansas City Chiefs, New Orleans Saints, Rhein Fire, Milwaukee Mustangs, Denver Broncos, Orlando Predators and Colorado Crush.

College careerEdit

Coleman played for the Trinity International Trojans from 1989 to 1990.[2] He then transferred to South Suburban College to improve his grades while also working at a post office.[2] He later returned to Trinity International to finish his college education, while playing for the Trojans.

Professional careerEdit

Coleman was selected by the San Francisco 49ers NFL with the 238th pick in the 1995 NFL Draft and signed with the team on June 29, 1995.[2][3][4] He was released by the 49ers on August 20 and signed to the team's practice squad on August 28, 1995.[5][6] He was released by the 49ers on August 20, 1996.[7] On August 27, 1996, Coleman was signed to the practice squad of the Kansas City Chiefs of the NFL.[8] On December 4, 1996, he was signed to the practice squad of the New Orleans Saints of the NFL.[9] He signed with the San Francisco 49ers on January 24, 1997.[10] Coleman played for the Rhein Fire of the World League of American Football during the 1997 season.[11] He was released by the 49ers on August 19, 1997.[12] He was signed by the Milwaukee Mustangs of the Arena Football League (AFL) on January 9, 1998.[13] Coleman was placed on Other League Exempt by the Mustangs on January 23, 1998 upon joining the CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders.[14] He signed with the Roughriders in 1998 and played in two games, starting both, for the team during the 1998 season.[15] He was placed on Other League Exempt by the Mustangs on March 10, 1999 upon joining the Denver Broncos of the NFL.[16][17] Coleman was signed by the Broncos in March 1999.[16][17] He was released by the Broncos on August 10, 1999.[18] The Milwaukee Mustangs traded his rights to the Orlando Predators for Chris Barber on April 1, 1999.[17] The Predators traded Coleman and Alvin Ashley to the Mustangs for Ernest Allen on November 4, 1999.[19] Herb played for the Mustangs during the 2000 season.[20] He signed with the AFL's Colorado Crush on November 22, 2002 and played for the team during the 2003 season.[21][22] He was placed on the refused to report list on January 12, 2004 and released by the Crush on November 15, 2004.[21][23]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1995 NFL Draft". pro-football-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/years/1995/draft.htm. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Bagnato, Andrew (April 25, 1995). "49ers Find A Big Package At Tiny Trinity". Chicago Tribune. http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1995-04-25/sports/9504250233_1_nfl-leslie-frazier-herb-coleman. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  3. "Taylor Accepts Cap-friendly Deal". philly.com. June 30, 1995. Archived from the original on October 3, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151003195650/http://articles.philly.com/1995-06-30/sports/25690211_1_salary-cap-stadium-improvements-stadium-plan. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  4. "TRANSACTIONS". The New York Times. June 30, 1995. Archived from the original on October 3, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151003173112/http://www.nytimes.com/1995/06/30/sports/transactions-186895.html. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  5. "Transactions". The New York Times. August 21, 1995. Archived from the original on October 3, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151003173603/http://www.nytimes.com/1995/08/21/sports/transactions-349595.html. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  6. Swan, Gary (August 29, 1995). "49ERS NOTES / Sanders May Fill Carter's Role". San Francisco Chronicle. Archived from the original on October 3, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151003174008/http://www.sfgate.com/sports/article/49ERS-NOTES-Sanders-May-Fill-Carter-s-Role-3025514.php. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  7. "TRANSACTIONS". The New York Times. August 21, 1996. Archived from the original on October 3, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151003174309/http://www.nytimes.com/1996/08/21/sports/transactions-949531.html. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  8. "KC Chiefs sign five players to practice squad". The Nevada Daily Mail. Associated Press. August 28, 1996. https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1908&dat=19960828&id=Y_swAAAAIBAJ&sjid=2N8FAAAAIBAJ&pg=4014,3256339&hl=en. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  9. "NFL roll call". Orlando Sentinel. December 5, 1996. Archived from the original on October 3, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151003175114/http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1996-12-05/sports/9612041406_1_orleans-saints-practice-squad-humphries. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  10. "TRANSACTIONS". The New York Times. January 25, 1997. Archived from the original on October 3, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151003175406/http://www.nytimes.com/1997/01/25/sports/transactions-338680.html. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  11. "Herb Coleman". justsportsstats.com. http://www.justsportsstats.com/footballstatsindex.php?player_id=colemher002. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  12. "NFL transactions". The Baltimore Sun. August 20, 1997. Archived from the original on October 3, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151003175559/http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1997-08-20/sports/1997232112_1_wr-rb-ir. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  13. "Transactions". New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung. Associated Press: pp. 16. January 11, 1998. Archived from the original on October 3, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151003190635/http://www.newspapers.com/newspage/13995685/. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  14. "TRANSACTIONS". The New York Times. January 24, 1998. Archived from the original on October 3, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151003191335/http://www.nytimes.com/1998/01/24/sports/transactions-241938.html. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  15. "1998 Saskatchewan Roughriders". profootballarchives.com. http://www.profootballarchives.com/1998cflsas.html. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  16. 16.0 16.1 "Transactions". Hartford Courant. March 11, 1999. Archived from the original on October 3, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151003194149/http://articles.courant.com/1999-03-11/sports/9903110118_1_exempt-list-contract. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 "Predators trade 2 for rights to players". Orlando Sentinel. April 2, 1999. Archived from the original on October 3, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151003194423/http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1999-04-02/sports/9904020248_1_churchill-downs-johnny-bench-anthony-munoz. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  18. "Transactions". Hartford Courant. August 11, 1999. Archived from the original on October 3, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151003194022/http://articles.courant.com/1999-08-11/sports/9908110261_1_disabled-contract-pacific-coast-league. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  19. "Mustangs get pair in trade". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. November 5, 1999. https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1683&dat=19991105&id=77EaAAAAIBAJ&sjid=ozAEAAAAIBAJ&pg=1719,5257036&hl=en. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  20. "Milwaukee vs. Grand Rapids". usatoday.com. May 7, 2000. Archived from the original on October 3, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151003202005/http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/sports/scores100/100127/100127465.htm. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  21. 21.0 21.1 "Historical Team Transactions". arenafan.com. http://www.arenafan.com/teams/?page=transactions&type=old&team=98. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  22. "Herb Coleman". arenafan.com. http://www.arenafan.com/players/Herb_Coleman-2549/. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  23. "Colorado Crush game notes". oursportscentral.com. January 27, 2005. Archived from the original on October 3, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151003202539/http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=3120797. Retrieved October 3, 2015.

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