MOBILE, Ala. – Defensive tackle Deandre Coleman will play in the Reese’s Senior Bowl at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala., on Saturday, Jan. 25 (3 p.m. CT/1 p.m. PT). NFL Network will televise the game and provided television coverage of all practices leading up to the contest beginning Monday, Jan. 20.
Coleman is the 35th former Cal player to be selected to partictipate in the 65th version of the annual contest that showcases college football’s top seniors
91 – Deandre Coleman, DL, 6-5, 315, Sr. (Seattle, WA/Garfield HS) Coleman was a third-team All-Pac-12 selection of Phil Steele and an honorable mention All-Pac-12 choice by the league’s coaches as one of three Cal players to start all 12 games in 2013. He led the Golden Bears in tackles for loss (career-high 9.0) and tackle for loss yardage (-27 yards), while ranking third in sacks (2.5, -4 yards) and first among defensive linemen in tackles (40), while adding one pass breakup and two quarterback hurries.
Coleman played in all 49 games possible with 25 starts during his collegiate career at Cal over the past four seasons (2010-13) after redshirting as a true freshman in 2009. He finished his career with 125 tackles, 26.5 tackles for loss (-89 yards), 7.5 sacks (-39 yards), three pass breakups, two fumble recoveries and four quarterback hurries.
About The Reese’s Senior Bowl The Reese’s Senior Bowl is the nation’s most unique football game and football’s premier pre-draft event, annually featuring the country’s best senior collegiate football stars and top NFL Draft prospects on teams representing the North and South coached by the entire coaching staffs from two National Football League teams. Senior Bowl practices are attended by over 800 general managers, head coaches, assistant coaches, scouts and other front office personnel from the 32 National Football League teams, making Mobile and the Senior Bowl the week-long host to a one-of-a-kind NFL Coaches Convention.
Tickets for the 2014 event are on sale and can be purchased at the Senior Bowl offices at 151 Dauphin St. during business hours, online at seniorbowl.com or by calling 888-736-BOWL. Tickets are also available at Food 4 Less stores, where ticket purchasers will also get a free pass to the pre-game Food 4 Less Tailgate Party with their ticket purchase.