Thursday, April 14, 2016

1977 Profile: Fred Coleman

Tight End
No. 84
Northeast Louisiana
"Fred appeared in seven games in 1976, mostly on special teams, before injuring his knee and being placed on the injured list for the final three games of the season. He was impressive during preseason training camp with both his blocking and receiving skills.
He was an honorable mention AP All-America in 1975 after earning second team AP All-America college division honors as a junior. Coleman caught 43 passes for 580 yards that year to lead Northeast Louisiana in receiving. He earned Offensive Player of the Week honors in 1974 after his 22-yard touchdown catch helped beat Eastern Michigan. He's a strong blocker with 76 career receptions.
Fred is a social work major who is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Music and reading are his hobbies and he is interested in social welfare."

-Buffalo Bills 1977 Press-Radio-TV Yearbook

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