Brandon Coleman

Brandon Coleman
No. 16New Orleans Saints
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1992-06-22) June 22, 1992
Place of birth: Accokeek, Maryland
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight: 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school: Forestville (MD) McNamara
College: Rutgers
Undrafted: 2014
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 7, 2016
Receptions: 50
Receiving yards: 680
Receiving touchdowns: 5
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Brandon Coleman (born June 22, 1992) is an American football wide receiver for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Rutgers. He signed with the Saints as an undrafted free agent after the 2014 NFL Draft.

Early years

Coleman attended Bishop McNamara High School in Forestville, Maryland.[1] As a senior he had 41 receptions for 838 yards and 10 touchdowns.

College career

As a sophomore at Rutgers in 2012, Coleman had 43 receptions for 718 yards and 10 touchdowns.[2] The following season, Coleman recorded 34 receptions, 538 yards, and 4 touchdowns his junior year with the Scarlet Knights.[3] Coleman entered the 2014 NFL Draft after his junior season, however went undrafted.[4]

Professional career

On May 10, 2014, he signed with the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent.[5]

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.[6] 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 2 touchdown receptions.[7]


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