52 Cosey Coleman
(Full name: Cosey Clinton Coleman) ... Born Oct. 27, 1978 ... Major: Arts & Sciences ... Uniform Number: 52.
HONORS - 1999 All-America (Associated Press, Walter Camp, Football Writers Association of America, American Football Coaches Association, Football News); 1999 All-SEC (AP, Coaches, Football News). 1998 All-SEC (1st team/AP, 2nd team/Coaches). 1997 SEC All-Freshman Team.
1999 - Games/Started: 12/12 ... Named All-America by Associated Press, Walter Camp, FWAA, AFCA and Football News ... Consensus All-SEC by AP, Coaches and Football News ... Started 30 consecutive games at right guard ... Helped pave the way for Tennessee's eighth 2000-yard rusher, Jamal Lewis, this season ... Vols have rushed for over 200 yards four times ... Part of offensive line that allowed a sack only once every 14.2 pass attempts ... In career, the Vols have rushed for over 200 yards 11 times and have had a 100-yard rusher 19 times when he starts.
1998 - Games/Started: 13/13 ... First-team All-SEC by AP and second team by coaches ... Shared most outstanding lineman award, voted by teammates, with defensive tackle Darwin Walker ... A major force on the offensive line who started every game, 12 at right guard and one at right tackle ... He ran his streak of Vol starts to 18 straight ... He was a key figure in Tennessee success in rushing for over 200 yards seven times in regular season.
1997 - Games/Started: 13/6 ... Only true freshman on offensive line, he was named to Knoxville News-Sentinel Freshman All-SEC team ... Began season as reserve and worked his way into starting lineup in the Southern Mississippi game at right tackle ... Started five remaining games, including FedEx Orange Bowl contest against Nebraska ... Threw a key block on Jamal Lewis' 65-yard touchdown run against South Carolina.
HIGH SCHOOL - USA Today and Reebok Prep All-America ... Member of Fox SportsSouth All-South team ... Ranked as 17th best player in nation by Chattanooga Times and No. 9 in Southeast ... Graded out at 86 percent for blocking and made 86 tackles with three caused fumbles as senior defensive tackle ... Four-year starter at offensive tackle and three-year starter at defensive tackle ... SW DeKalb went 9-2 his senior year and made state playoffs ... Two-time All-State ... Played in the Georgia/Florida All-Star game ... Played basketball ... Coach at SW DeKalb High School: William Godfrey.