MEET: INDIANA RB TEVIN COLEMAN
May 10, 2014HOOSIER SPORTS 365
MEET: INDIANA RB TEVIN COLEMAN
6-1, 210 • Jr.
Tinley Park, Ill.
2013 Honors: Honorable mention All-Big Ten by the coaches and media ... Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (Illinois) ... named to the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll (Illinois) ... received Indiana’s Corby Davis Memorial Award as the team’s most outstanding running back.
2013 (Sophomore): Rushed for 958 yards on 131 carries (7.3 average) with 12 touchdowns ... caught 19 passes for 193 yards, returned six kicks for 124 yards and finished with 1,275 all-purpose yards ... averaged 106.4 rushing yards and 141.7 all-purpose yards per game ... started the first nine games of the season and missed the final three due to an ankle injury ... tied for second in the Big Ten (T-14th nationally) in yards per attempt, third (22nd) in all-purpose yards per game, tied for third in total yards per play (7.3, T-26th), fourth (T-20th) in yards from scrimmage per game (127.9), fifthin rushing yards per game (22nd) and scoring per game (8.0), tied for fifth in rushing TDs and tied for sixth in total scores ... tied for third nationally with three 60-plus yard rushes, tied for second with five 50-yarders, tied for first with eight 40-yarders, tied for fourth with nine 30-yarders (75-TD, 64-TD, 64- TD, 58, 55-TD, 44-TD, 43-TD, 40, 34-TD) and tied for 13th with 14 20-yarders ... first Hoosier since Levron Williams (127.4) in 2001 to erage over 100 rushing yards ... collected the most yards for an IU back since Williams (1,401) in 2001 ... all-purpose yardage per game marked the highest for an IU back since Williams (200.1) in 2001 ... scored at least one time in all nine games, which is tied for the second-longest streak in school history ... 12 rushing touchdowns are tied for eighth on IU’s single-season list ... posted four 100-yard games and three multi-TD games ... carded a career-high 215 yards on just 15 rushes (14.3) with a career-long 75-yard score in addition to a 64-yard touchdown, in win over Illinois ... became the first IU back since BenJarvus Green-Ellis in 2003 to surpass the 200- yard mark ... marked his second straight 100-yard game, the first IU back since Green-Ellis in 2003 to do so ... added 108 yards on 14 attempts (7.7) with the 55-yard TD, two receptions for 51 yards and a 22-yard kick return the previous week against Minnesota ... netted 129 yards on 14 carries (6.8) with two scores, including the 43-yarder, in victory vs. Bowling Green ... in season-opening win over Indiana State, tallied 169 yards on 14 rushes (12.1) and 212 all-purpose yards (43 kick return) with 34- and 20-yard TDs ... 169 yards were the most for an IU back in an opener since Alex Smith in 1994 (174) ... sprinted 92 yards on a career-high 20 attempts (4.7) with the 44-yard touchdown to go along with a career-best seven grabs for a career-high 55 yards in win against Penn State ... three-time IU offensive player of the week (Indiana State, Minnesota and Illinois).
Prep/Personal: Running back, wide receiver and cornerback for head coach Brian McDonough at Oak Forest High School ... also returned kicksand punts ... named the Pepsi-Cola/Southtown Star, the South Suburban Conference and the Daily Southtown Player of the Year in 2011 ... firstteam all-state selection rushed for 949 yards on 83 carries (11.4 average) with 13 touchdowns ... also had 16 receptions for 345 yards (21.6) and five TDs ... returned two kickoffs for TDs and recorded 44 tackles with two interceptions ... rated the No. 12 prospect in Illinois and the No. 37 running back nationally by Rivals.com ... finished second at the 2011 Illinois Class 2A track meet in the long jump (23-0.25) for the second straight year and fourth in the 100m (10.86) ... parents are Wister and Adlevia Coleman ... born on April 16, 1993, Tevin Ford Coleman is a criminal justice major.