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      Justin Coleman
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brunswick, Ga.

High School:
Brunswick

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 188

Position:
DB

Experience:
3L

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2014 - SENIOR
  • Photo Gallery
  • 2014 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 12/12
  • One of 18 seniors on team; starting cornerback, also serving as team's primary nickel back
  • Tied for fourth in the SEC with four interceptions
  • Started all 12 games in 2014 and has 41 tackles with team-high four interceptions, 4.0 TFLs, and nine passes defended
  • Started last 33 games in a row, including all 12 in 2014
  • Team-high fourth interception of the season at Vanderbilt (11/29), also had six tackles
  • Picked off a pass for the second game in a row, vs. Kentucky (11/15) and returned it 25 yards in the win
  • Second interception of season at South Carolina (11/1) and posted seven tackles for second game in a row
  • Seven tackles including a TFL vs. #4 Alabama (10/25)
  • Second interception of career came vs. Chattanooga (10/11), returned for 53 yards; also made two tackles
  • Made five tackles at #4/3 Oklahoma (9/13/14)
  • Four tackles with a TFL for four yards vs. Arkansas State 9/6)
  • Opened senior year with two tackles vs. Utah State (8/31)
  • Started last 22 games in a row, including all 12 in 2013
2013 - JUNIOR
  • Photo Gallery
  • 2013 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 12/12
  • Emerged as a leader on defense and starting at cornerback as a junior in 2013
  • Started last 21 games in a row, including all 12 in 2013
  • Made 46 tackles (fifth on team), along with an interception for touchdown and eight passes defended (seconds to Cam Sutton for tea, lead) in 2013
  • Closed 2013 with six tackles a pass break-up at Kentucky (11/30)
  • Posted a season-high eight tackles vs. Vanderbilt (11/23)
  • 100th career tackle as he had two stop at Missouri (11/2)
  • Five tackles at #1 Alabama (10/26)
  • Two tackles a break-up vs. #11 South Carolina (10/19)
  • Two tackles a break-up vs. #11 South Carolina (10/19)
  • Racked up five tackles vs. homestate #6 Georgia (10/5)
  • Four stops vs. South Alabama (9/28)
  • Six tackles and two passes defended at #2 Oregon (9/14)
  • Interception returned for touchdown started streak of five turnovers in a span of six plays on defense for Vols vs. WKU (9/7); Finished with six tackles including a TFL
  • Started opener vs. Austin Peay (8/31)

2012 - SOPHOMORE
  • Photo Gallery
  • 2012 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Honored with Fourth Quarter Award in Spring for competing with intangible values
  • Games/Starts: 12/9
  • Played in all 12 games with nine starts, totalling 59 tackles, ranking fourth on team
  • Had 3.5 TFLs for 25 yards and three pass break-ups
  • Inserted as starter at left cornerback, in Akron game, in second season with Vols
  • Over final seven games, had 52 tackles (7.4 per game)
  • Closed year with five tackles vs. Kentucky (11/24)
  • Seven tackles at Vanderbilt (11/17)
  • Tallied eight tackles vs. Missouri (11/10)
  • Notched seven tackles with a TFL vs. Troy (11/3)
  • Set career-high for second week in a row with 13 tackles vs. #1 Alabama (10/20)
  • Career-high nine tackles including 0.5 TFLs and two pass break-ups at #19 Miss State (10/13)
  • Posted second 10-yard TFL in as many games as part of four tackles at #5 Georgia (9/29) in return to home state
  • In first start of 2012, had two tackles including 10-yard TFL and a pass defended
  • Started 2012 opener vs. NC State (8/31) and made tackle

2011 - FRESHMAN
  • 2011 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 12/4
  • Played in all 12 games, starting four games as a true freshman at cornerback, including first two games of the season as well as vs. MTSU and at Arkansas
  • One of 16 true freshmen to play in 2011 with the Vols
  • Played extensively on special team coverage units
  • Had 10 tackles and two pass breakups in secondary
  • Career-high five tackles at #8 Arkansas (11/12) in 4th start
  • Returned to starting line-up vs. MTSU (11/5) with a tackle
  • First-career tackles (three) vs. Cincinnati (9/10)
  • With start at cornerback against Montana, became the first true freshman defensive back to start for UT since Eric Berry (2007)
  • Had a PBU vs. Montana (9/3) and at Alabama (10/22)
HIGH SCHOOL
  • Rivals: 4-star(No. 17 overall cornerback, No. 16 overall prospect in Georgia)
  • Scout: 3-stars (No. 45 overall cornerback)
  • ESPN: 3-star (No. 30 overall safety)
  • Named to the Rivals250 Team by Rivals.com
  • Selected to GACA North South All-Star Game.
  • As a junior in 2009, totaled 83 tackles, six interceptions and six pass-break-ups
  • Also returned a kickoff for touchdown as a junior
  • Tallied 71 tackles, four pass-break-ups, three sacks and two interceptions as a sophomore in 2008.
  • Helped team to undefeated district season in 2010
  • As a junior, finished second in class 4-A at the state championships in the 300-meter hurdles (38.8) and fifth in the 110-meter hurdles (14.6)
  • Coach at Brunswick: Victor Floyd

PERSONAL
  • Full name: Justin Jamal Coleman
  • Born: March 27, 1993
  • Son of James Coleman
  • Majoring in Communications Studies
  • Recipient of the AFG Industries Endowment Fund
CAREER HIGHS

  • Tackles - 13 vs. Alabama, 10/20/12
  • Tackles for Loss - 1 multiple times, last at Ole Miss, 10/18/14
  • Interception - 1 five times, last at Vanderbilt, 11/29/14
  • Touchdown - 1 vs. Western Kentucky, 9/7/13
  • Passes Defended - 2 four times, last at Vanderbilt, 11/29/144
  • 10-Tackle Games 1 (13 vs. Alabama, 10/20/12)
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