10 Things to Know About Derrick Coleman

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Coleman’s childhood love for the game carried throughout high school in California and to college as he was a star player for UCLA. Coleman graduated with a degree in political science and decided to try out for the NFL. But despite rushing for 1,700 yards and scoring 19 touchdowns, he wasn't drafted, according to CBS.

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