After some late flirtations with the Arizona State Sun Devils, it looks as if Will Coleman is a Bulldog after all
Cole, with the faxing in of his National Letter of Intent, becomes the BLANK Bulldog recruit for the class of 2014 to sign, the school announced today through a statement on coach Dan Mullen's twitter account.
When there's a Will, there's a way! Welcome 6-5, 248-pound DE Will Coleman from Tyler, Texas (Tyler JC)!— MSU Football (@HailStateFB) February 5, 2014
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Tyler JC - Tyler, Texas
Height - 6'5"
Weight - 248 lbs
66 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks
Mississippi State, Arizona State, Kentucky, others
JUNIOR COLLEGE: A two-year letterwinner for head coach Danny Palmer ... Named to the Second Team All-Southwest Junior College Football Conference ... A three-star recruit according to ESPN.com, Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247Sports ... Guided the Apaches to 9-2 overall record and a 47-21 victory against Garden City Community College in the Football Capital of Kansas Bowl in Dec. 2013 ... Squad finished the season ranked No. 10 in the final NJCAA poll ... During second year with the program, tallied 66 tackles, 8.0 tackles for loss, 4.0 sacks, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery ... Ranked 11th among all junior college players, and first in the conference, in fumble recoveries with three ... Stood 11th in the NJCAA with 63 solo tackles ... Made a career-high 10 tackles against Navarro College on Oct. 5 ... In Kansas Bowl versus Garden City CC, booked a season-best 2.5 sacks for a total of 12 yards lost and recovered a pair of fumbles ... Tallied nine tackles in three games (Kilgore College, Blinn College and the Kansas Bowl) ... As a rookie, notched 18 stops and one sack while breaking up a pair of passes ... A teammate of Bulldog wide receiver Jeremey Chappelle at Tyler Junior College.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Tyler Lee High School ... Participated in track throwing the discus and won the District 11-5A title with a toss of 175-09.