Brandon Coleman (born June 22, 1992) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Rutgers. He signed with the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent after the 2014 NFL Draft.
|Born:||June 22, 1992|
|Height:||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Weight:||232 lb (105 kg)|
|High school:||Forestville (MD) McNamara|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2017|
As a sophomore at Rutgers in 2012, Coleman had 43 receptions for 718 yards and 10 touchdowns. The following season, Coleman recorded 34 receptions, 538 yards, and 4 touchdowns his junior year with the Scarlet Knights. Coleman entered the 2014 NFL Draft after his junior season, however went undrafted.
Coleman received his first professional starts during the Saint's 2015 season opener against the Arizona Cardinals. He caught his first career touchdown on a 12-yard pass from Drew Brees in the second quarter. He finished his first career game hauling in 4 receptions for 41-yards. During a Week 13 matchup against the division-rival Carolina Panthers, he made 4 receptions for 73 receiving yards and caught his second career touchdown reception. On January 3, 2016, Coleman caught a season-high 5 passes for 81 receiving yards against the Atlanta Falcons.
He finished his second season with 30 receptions, 454 receiving yards, and two touchdowns.
In Week 2 of the 2017 season against the New England Patriots, Coleman had four receptions for 82 yards and a touchdown in the 36–20 loss. He finished the season with 23 receptions for 364 yards and three touchdowns.
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- Jackson, Lakisha (April 18, 2018). "Brandon Coleman re-signs with New Orleans Saints". NFL.com.
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