DTDeandre Coleman

California — Pac-12
  • Height: 6'5"
  • Weight: 315
  • Hometown: Seattle, Washington
  • Age: 23

Bio

2013 (SENIOR): A second-team preseason All-Pac-12 choice according to Athlon, College Sports Madness and Phil Steele, while Lindy’s had him on its third team ... the No. 33 overall projected pick in the 2014 NFL Draft by NFLDraftScout.com/Lindy’s and the No. 9 draft eligible defensive tackle according to Steele prior to the season … a preseason “Cal Player to Watch” by Lindy’s and “Key Bear” according to Athlon … a candidate for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy and Chuck Bednarik Award as the nation’s top defensive player, the Outland Trophy as the nation’s most outstanding interior lineman on either side of the ball, and the Rotary Lombardi Award as the country’s top lineman on either side of the ball or linebacker … listed as the starter at nose on the preseason depth chart. 

2012 (JUNIOR): Played in all 12 games with 11 starts … recorded a team-high-tying 8.5 tackles for loss (-32 yards), tied for third on the club with 3.0 sacks (-20 yards) and registered 48 tackles to lead all defensive linemen, recording career highs in all categories … added a pass breakup, two quarterback hurries and a fumble recovery … recorded a career-high-tying eight tackles in the season opener vs. Nevada and also against Arizona State, adding 1.0 tackle for loss (-1 yard) and one quarterback hurry against the Sun Devils and 0.5 tackles for loss (-1 yard) vs. the Wolf Pack … had seven tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss (-10 yards) and a career-high-tying 1.0 sack (-8 yards) against Southern Utah … picked up five tackles at Utah and at Oregon State, with a career-high-tying 3.0 tackles for loss (career-high -15 yards) and a career-high-tying 1.0 sack (-10 yards) vs. the Beavers, while he had 0.5 tackles for loss (-1 yard) at Utah … posted four tackles vs. Stanford and Oregon, adding 0.5 tackles for loss (-1 yard), 0.5 sacks (-1 yard) and a fumble recovery against the Cardinal while posting a quarterback hurry vs. the Ducks … had three tackles, 0.5 tackles for loss (-0 yards) and one pass breakup at USC … posted two tackles at Ohio State … had single tackles vs. UCLA and at Washington State, with his stop against the Cougars a three-yard tackle for loss … first-team preseason All-Pac-12 selection by USA Today, while Lindy’s listed him on its second team and Athlon its third-team … a candidate for the Rotary Lombardi Award given annually to the top lineman on either side of the ball or linebacker, the Ted Hendricks Award presented to the nation’s top defensive end and the Willis Award given to the nation’s top defensive lineman … had five tackles including 0.5 tackles for loss in the spring game. 

2011 (SOPHOMORE): Played in all 13 games and made the first two starts of his career in two of the three final regular-season games vs. Oregon State and at Arizona State … contributed 19 tackles, 6.0 tackles for loss (-23 yards) and 2.0 sacks (-15 yards) … had a season-high six tackles in the regular-season finale at Arizona State … had four tackles including a career-high-tying 3.0 tackles for loss (-8 yards) and a career-high-tying 1.0 sacks (-4 yards) vs. Presbyterian … added three tackles and 1.0 tackle for loss both at Oregon (-3 yards) and vs. Oregon State (-1 yard) … had two tackles vs. USC … had the biggest sack of his career with an 11-yarder vs. Texas in the Holiday Bowl.

2010 (FRESHMAN): Played in all 12 games off the bench as a reserve defensive lineman, contributing 18 tackles, 3.0 tackles for loss (-7 yards), one pass breakup, one pass defended and one fumble recovery … had a big game in his collegiate debut with season highs of four tackles and 2.0 tackles for loss (-5 yards) in the season opener vs. UC Davis … added two tackles each in home contests against Colorado, Oregon, Stanford and Washington, picking up his lone pass breakup of the campaign against the Buffaloes in the second game of the season … had at least one tackle in 11 of 12 games, adding single tackles at Arizona, vs. UCLA, at USC, vs. Arizona State, at Oregon State and at Washington State … forced fumble came at Nevada … added his third tackle for loss of the campaign at Arizona for a two-yard loss.

2009 (REDSHIRT): Redshirted … did not play … named the nation’s No. 24 incoming freshman defensive lineman by Phil Steele.

HIGH SCHOOL: Tabbed the top player in the Northwest by the Tacoma News-Tribune and the only player from the state of Washington to play in the prestigious U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... earned Parade Magazine All-America and first-team All-State honors as a 2008 senior when he recorded 46 tackles to go along with 2.0 sacks and a fumble recovery ... registered 45 tackles and two forced fumbles as a 2007 junior ... labeled a four-star recruit by Rivals and a three-star prospect according to Scout ... Rivals also tabbed him as the top player in the state of Washington for the 2009 class and the No. 11 defensive tackle prospect in the nation ... chosen a CBS College Sports Super Prospect and a Prepstar Dream Team player ... a SuperPrep All-Region selection and the No. 2 player overall from Washington ... listed as the nation’s No. 80 overall prospect by ESPN and the organization’s No. 14 defensive tackle nationally ... Tom Lemming rated him No. 19 among the nation’s defensive tackles ... also played on the offensive line as a prep.

PERSONAL: Full name is Deandre Lamar Coleman ... born January 27, 1991 ... parents are Randy Washington and Deborah V. Coleman ... major is social welfare.