Draft Scout Snapshot:DS Rating on 9/1/09: #11 SS, #261/750 Overall, Projected Rd: 7-FA 2009 Senior Bowl Invite 2008: 11 GP; 11 GS; 43 Sol-78 TT, 4 TFL, 1 SK, 4 INT, 5 PBU, 1 QBH, 1 FF; Second team all-Big Ten at strong safety ranked 40th in NCAA in interceptions (4) third on team with 78 tackles missed the first two games with an ankle injury six tackles at USC pair of interceptions (first of his career) were key plays against Troy 11 tackles in the Fiesta Bowl defensive champion: Troy, Penn State, Illinois, Michigan special teams dog tags: Troy, Illinois Arnie Chonko and SAE awards from OSU coaches. 2007: 13 GP; 13 GS; 29 Sol-64 TT, 3.5 TFL, 1 SK, 4 PBU, 1 FF, 1 BLK; Honorable Mention All--Big 10 starting strong safety who was a significant contributor on special teams sack and five tackles against Michigan State, SAE award for outstanding play in Homecoming game seven tackles against Illinois, defensive palyer of week 10 tackles in the BCS championship game. 2006: 12 GP; 0 GS; 5 Sol-9 TT, 0.5 TFL, 1 BLK.
Post-Draft Outlook: A closer look at the Eagles' draft picks: Round 7/244 -- Kurt Coleman, S, Ohio State: Yet another player with core special teams potential. Coleman is a hard-hitter with 4.55 speed. - by The Sports Xchange
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Draft Scout Kurt Coleman News
12/20/12 - S Kurt Coleman, who missed the last two games with a bruised sternum, practiced fully Wednesday and will play Sunday.
12/16/12 - S Kurt Coleman, who missed the last two games with a bruised sternum, should be ready to practice Monday. But Colt Anderson, who has started at free safety in his absence, is expected to remain the starter.
12/15/12 - S Kurt Coleman, who missed Thursday's game with a bruised sternum, should be ready to practice Monday.
12/12/12 - S Kurt Coleman practiced on a limited basis Tuesday. He has a bruised sternum that kept him out of last week's game and probably will keep him out of this week's game as well.
12/06/12 - S Kurt Coleman, who has a bruised chest, didn't practice for the second straight day Thursday and isn't expected to play Sunday.