UAlbany Football BIO
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Andre Coleman
Player Profile:
Andre Coleman 108499
Position: Defensive End
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 290
Year: Senior
Hometown: Buffalo, N.Y.
High School: Burgard

UAlbany: One of nine seniors on the UAlbany team ... named first-team All-Northeast Conference last season ... one of two defensive linemen with 30-plus tackles ... three varsity letters ... 2005: Named squad's top defensive lineman in leading a unit that ranked 11th nationally in scoring against (17.6 points/ game) ... tied for first on the team with 4.5 sacks for minus-30 yards ... second on team with 12.0 tackles for a loss ... career high six tackles against Stony Brook, when he made 1.5 sacks ... recorded a pair of sacks vs. Robert Morris ... four or more tackles against four opponents ... 2004: Made 22 tackles, including four for losses as a junior ... season-high four tackles vs. nationally-ranked Lehigh ... three tackles vs. Wagner, plus had two hits for a loss for minus-11 yards ... also knocked down two passes against the Seahawks ... 2003: Appeared in all 11 games ... made 14 tackles, including 3.0 sacks for minus-14 yards, and had two pass deflections ... season-best three tackles with two sacks in 27-7 win over Robert Morris ... helped the Great Danes rank in top-10 nationally in rushing against and total defense ... did not play in 2002 to concentrate on his academic studies ... High School: Class C second-team all-state defensive end ... All-Western New York first team ... shattered school record with 18 sacks ... totaled 88 tackles, five forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries as a senior captain ... also played tight end and fullback ... caught two touchdown passes and scored three 2-point conversions ... received Jim Burt Award as team's top defensive lineman ... earned varsity letters in baseball and bowling ... Personal: Major is African/ Afro-American Studies with a minor in criminal justice ... born 7-26-84 ... mother is Barbara Williams ... has two sisters, Nichole Davis and Jaquenta Polk, and one brother, Ray Polk.

 

Coleman's Career Statistics

YEAR UT AT TT SACKS FF RF TFL INT PBU

2003  8   6   14    3.0       0   0   6.0   0    2

2004  9   13 22    0.5       0   0   4.0   0    2

2005 12  20 32   4.5       0   0   12.0  0   2

Total 29 39 68 8.0          0   0   22.0  0   6

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