(CNN)When you meet Derrick Coleman, Jr., the first word that comes to mind is "genuine." The list does not stop there. Throw in "appreciative," "funny," "kind," and "impressive." And all of that is before you even realize Coleman is a rising …
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This is the town where Rick Mahorn and Derrick Coleman played with that …
SEATTLE -- There is a deaf football player about to play in the Super Bowl. He's the best listener on his team. The first deaf player in NFL history was defensive tackle Bonnie Sloan, a 1973 member of the St. Louis Cardinals who thought it …
The odds of making it to the NFL are long enough. Derrick Coleman had an additional obstacle standing in the way of achieving a lifelong dream. Coleman is essentially deaf. He's been that way since being diagnosed with a genetic and …
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They marvel…and these are not men who marvel easily. "Everyone is impressed by him," said Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson. "Not just as a player but as a person." "I don't know if I could overcome what he's overcome," said Seahawks …
RENTON, Wash. − When Derrick Coleman lines up in the tunnel before Sunday’s NFC title game, he won’t hear the explosive rumble of the crowd at CenturyLink Field or be overcome by the din of the loudest stadium in the NFL. But he …
Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman inspired fans of all ages when he starred in a Duracell commercial that chronicled his life growing up deaf. After seeing the clip, NFL fan Riley Kovalcik, 9, wrote him a letter to tell him he was …
Derrick "D.C." Coleman was the No. 1 pick in the 1990 NBA Draft. The 6-foot-10, Detroit native enjoyed a 15-year NBA career - spanning from 1990-2005 - during which he earned over $91 million and made the All-Star team in 1994. The 50 …
Little Riley Kovalcik, from Roxbury, New Jersey, penned the note to Coleman Sunday She and her identical twin sister, …
Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman is a talented, young player who provides a new hope. This new hope is not exclusive to the contingent of Seattle faithful who rally behind their beloved Seahawks. Derrick Coleman is an …