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Kurt Coleman
S #20
Height:
5-11
Weight:
200
Age:
27
College:
Ohio State
Hometown:
Clayton, Ohio
Experience:
7

Quick Stats (2015):

TCKL
90
SCK
1.0
FF
0
INT
7
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 348 259 89 1.0 0 26 17 181 -- 36 1 3 1
2015 CAR 15 15 90 55 35 1.0 0 9 7 89 12.7 36 1 0 --
2014 KC 15 3 37 34 3 0.0 -- 6 3 12 4 12 0 1 1
2013 PHI 15 0 14 13 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2012 PHI 14 14 93 70 23 0.0 -- 4 2 13 6.5 7 0 1 --
2011 PHI 15 13 78 56 22 0.0 -- 5 4 60 15 35 0 1 --
2010 PHI 15 2 36 31 5 0.0 -- 2 1 7 7 7 0 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @JAC W 20-9 3 3 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 HOU W 24-17 9 5 4 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 NO W 27-22 2 1 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @TB W 37-23 5 4 1 0.0 -- 1 1 0 -- 0 0 0 --
6 @SEA W 27-23 8 1 7 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 PHI W 27-16 5 5 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 IND W 29-26 8 5 3 0.0 -- 3 1 15 15 15 0 0 --
9 GB W 37-29 6 4 2 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 @TEN W 27-10 5 2 3 0.0 -- 1 1 0 -- 0 0 0 --
11 WAS W 44-16 3 1 2 0.0 -- 1 1 28 28 28 0 0 --
12 @DAL W 33-14 3 2 1 0.0 0 1 1 36 36 36 1 0 --
13 @NO W 41-38 3 2 1 0.0 -- 1 1 0 -- 0 0 0 --
14 ATL W 38-0 9 5 4 0.0 -- 1 1 10 10 10 0 0 --
15 @NYG W 38-35 13 8 5 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 @ATL L 13-20 8 7 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 TB W 38-10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

TRANSACTIONS
Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (3/16/15)...Signed as a free agent by Kansas City (9/3/14)...Released by Minnesota (8/30/14)...Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Minnesota (4/17/14)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured biceps by Philadelphia (12/27/11)...Selected in the seventh round (244th overall) of the NFL Draft by Philadelphia (4/24/10).

GP/GS
Career (89/47) [5/4]; 2015 (15/15) [3/3]; 2014 (15/3); 2013 (15/0) [1/0]; 2012 (14/14); 2011 (15/13); 2010 (15/2) [1/1].

2015
Signed as a free agent by Carolina (3/16)…Started 15 games and was inactive for the final game of the season with a foot injury…Led the Panthers and tied for third in the NFL with career-high seven interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown...Tied for second-most interceptions in a single season in Panthers history…Recorded interception in five consecutive games…Finished third on the team with 103 tackles…Recorded one sack and five passes defensed…Key member of unit that finished in the top 10 in the NFL in total defense for the fourth consecutive year, rating sixth…Part of defense that helped Carolina lead the NFL in interceptions (24), takeaways (39), points off turnovers (148) and turnover differential (+20)…POSTSEASON: Started at safety in NFC Divisional Playoff versus Seattle (1/17), NFC Championship versus Arizona (1/24) and Super Bowl 50 versus Denver (2/7)…Recorded 19 tackles and two interceptions…At Tampa Bay (10/4): Picked off Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston’s first pass of the second quarter to set up a touchdown drive for Carolina…Vs. Indianapolis (11/2): Returned an interception of Colts quarterback Andrew Luck 15 yards to set up a fourth quarter touchdown drive…At Tennessee (11/15): Picked off a deep pass by Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota in the third quarter to begin streak of five consecutive games with an interception…Vs. Washington (11/22): Picked off a deep pass by Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins in Washington’s first offensive series, returning the interception 28 yards to set up Carolina’s first touchdown drive…At Dallas (11/26): Recorded first career interception returned for a touchdown in the Thanksgiving contest after picking off Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo…At New Orleans (12/6): Intercepted Saints quarterback Drew Brees in the fourth quarter of a close game…Vs. Atlanta (12/13): Sealed the 38-0 shutout with an interception of Falcons backup quarterback Sean Renfree late in the fourth quarter…The shutout was the seventh in team history and first since a 38-0 victory vs. the New York Giants (9/22/13)…At New York Giants (12/20): Recorded career high 14 tackles…NFC Championship vs. Arizona (1/24): Became just the third player in franchise history to record two or more interceptions in a postseason game with two interceptions…Contributed to seven total turnovers by Panthers defense, most by any team in a playoff game since the Green Bay Packers had eight in the 2001 NFC Divisional Playoff at St. Louis (1/20/02).

2014
Signed as a free agent by Kansas City (9/3)...Played in 15 games with three starts and was inactive for one game...Led the team with three interceptions to go along with six passes defensed...Compiled 30 tackles, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery...Member of unit that ranked second in the NFL in passing defense...Logged seven special teams tackles...Started as an extra defensive back versus New England (9/29) and at Buffalo (11/9) and at strong safety versus Oakland (12/14)...Inactive versus Tennessee (9/7)...Attended training camp with Minnesota after being signed as an unrestricted free agent (4/17) and was released in the final roster cutdown (8/30)...At San Diego (10/19): Sealed win with interception of Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers with four seconds remaining in the game...At Oakland (11/20): Forced a fumble by Raiders running back Latavius Murray...Vs. Denver (11/30): Recovered a fumble by Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, which resulted in a field goal...Vs. San Diego (12/28): Picked off two of Rivers' passes...First theft came on the next to the last play of the first half...Thwarted a scoring opportunity with an interception in the end zone in the fourth quarter.

2013
Played in 15 games and was inactive for one game for Philadelphia...Registered 10 tackles and one forced fumble...Tallied nine special teams tackles...Inactive with a hamstring injury versus Chicago (12/22)...POSTSEASON: Played in NFC Wild Card versus New Orleans (1/4)...Added one special teams tackle...Vs. Washington (11/17): Caused a fumble.

2012
Started 14 games at free safety and was inactive for two games for Philadelphia...Ranked second on the team with 105 tackles and two interceptions in addition to posting one forced fumble and two passes defensed...Part of defense that finished ninth in the NFL in passing defense...Contributed four special teams tackles...Inactive with a chest injury at Tampa Bay (12/9) and versus Cincinnati (12/13)...At Cleveland (9/9): Intercepted two passes by Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden...Grabbed a pass at the goal line to stop a scoring threat in the second quarter...Second heist clinched victory with 1:05 left in the game...Vs. Atlanta (10/28): Produced a season-high 13 tackles...Forced a fumble by Falcons running back Michael Turner.

2011
Played in 15 games with 13 starts for Philadelphia before being placed on injured reserve with a torn biceps (12/27)...Paced the team with four interceptions and finished second with 96 tackles...Recorded one forced fumble and four passes defensed...Anchored secondary that rated 10th the NFL in passing defense...Accounted for nine special teams tackles...Started the first three games at free safety and in Weeks 6-16 at strong safety...PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Earned NFC Defensive Player of the Week for performance in Week 6 at Washington (10/16)...At Washington (10/16): Established a career high with three interceptions of Redskins quarterback Rex Grossman...Became the first Eagles player to have three interceptions in a game since 1966...Pick in the first quarter ended Redskins drive deep in Eagles territory and led to a touchdown...Swiped passes on consecutive series in the third quarter with the first halting a Redskins drive in the red zone...Vs. Chicago (11/7): Gathered a career-high 14 tackles...Vs. New England (11/27): Equaled career high with 14 tackles...At Miami (12/11): Returned an interception of a pass by Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore 35 yards to the one-yard line to set up a touchdown...Vs. New York Jets (12/18): Forced a fumble by Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes that defensive end Juqua Parker recovered and returned 47 yards for a touchdown...At Dallas (12/24): Suffered a season-ending biceps injury.

2010
Drafted in the seventh round (244th overall) by Philadelphia...Played in 15 games with two starts and did not play in one game...Notched 28 tackles, one interception and three passes defensed...Tied for third on the team with 12 special teams tackles...Started at free safety at Washington (11/15) and at strong safety versus Minnesota (12/28)...Did not play in the regular season finale versus Dallas (1/2)...POSTSEASON: Started at free safety in NFC Wild Card versus Green Bay (1/9)...Had eight tackles...At Washington (11/15): Made first NFL start and responded with four tackles...Victimized Redskins quarterback Donovan McNabb for first career interception...Takeaway converted into a touchdown.

COLLEGE
Played in 49 games with 35 starts at Ohio State...Totaled 219 tackles, three sacks, nine interceptions and five forced fumbles...Earned first-team All-Big 10 Conference honors as a senior in 2009 and second-team accolades as a junior in 2008 after moving into the starting lineup as a sophomore in 2007.

PERSONAL
Attended Northmont HS in Clayton, Ohio...Graduated from Ohio State with a degree in exercise science.

TRANSACTIONS
Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (3/16/15)...Signed as a free agent by Kansas City (9/3/14)...Released by Minnesota (8/30/14)...Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Minnesota (4/17/14)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured biceps by Philadelphia (12/27/11)...Selected in the seventh round (244th overall) of the NFL Draft by Philadelphia (4/24/10).

GP/GS
Career (89/47) [5/4]; 2015 (15/15) [3/3]; 2014 (15/3); 2013 (15/0) [1/0]; 2012 (14/14); 2011 (15/13); 2010 (15/2) [1/1].

2015
Signed as a free agent by Carolina (3/16)…Started 15 games and was inactive for the final game of the season with a foot injury…Led the Panthers and tied for third in the NFL with career-high seven interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown...Tied for second-most interceptions in a single season in Panthers history…Recorded interception in five consecutive games…Finished third on the team with 103 tackles…Recorded one sack and five passes defensed…Key member of unit that finished in the top 10 in the NFL in total defense for the fourth consecutive year, rating sixth…Part of defense that helped Carolina lead the NFL in interceptions (24), takeaways (39), points off turnovers (148) and turnover differential (+20)…POSTSEASON: Started at safety in NFC Divisional Playoff versus Seattle (1/17), NFC Championship versus Arizona (1/24) and Super Bowl 50 versus Denver (2/7)…Recorded 19 tackles and two interceptions…At Tampa Bay (10/4): Picked off Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston’s first pass of the second quarter to set up a touchdown drive for Carolina…Vs. Indianapolis (11/2): Returned an interception of Colts quarterback Andrew Luck 15 yards to set up a fourth quarter touchdown drive…At Tennessee (11/15): Picked off a deep pass by Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota in the third quarter to begin streak of five consecutive games with an interception…Vs. Washington (11/22): Picked off a deep pass by Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins in Washington’s first offensive series, returning the interception 28 yards to set up Carolina’s first touchdown drive…At Dallas (11/26): Recorded first career interception returned for a touchdown in the Thanksgiving contest after picking off Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo…At New Orleans (12/6): Intercepted Saints quarterback Drew Brees in the fourth quarter of a close game…Vs. Atlanta (12/13): Sealed the 38-0 shutout with an interception of Falcons backup quarterback Sean Renfree late in the fourth quarter…The shutout was the seventh in team history and first since a 38-0 victory vs. the New York Giants (9/22/13)…At New York Giants (12/20): Recorded career high 14 tackles…NFC Championship vs. Arizona (1/24): Became just the third player in franchise history to record two or more interceptions in a postseason game with two interceptions…Contributed to seven total turnovers by Panthers defense, most by any team in a playoff game since the Green Bay Packers had eight in the 2001 NFC Divisional Playoff at St. Louis (1/20/02).

2014
Signed as a free agent by Kansas City (9/3)...Played in 15 games with three starts and was inactive for one game...Led the team with three interceptions to go along with six passes defensed...Compiled 30 tackles, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery...Member of unit that ranked second in the NFL in passing defense...Logged seven special teams tackles...Started as an extra defensive back versus New England (9/29) and at Buffalo (11/9) and at strong safety versus Oakland (12/14)...Inactive versus Tennessee (9/7)...Attended training camp with Minnesota after being signed as an unrestricted free agent (4/17) and was released in the final roster cutdown (8/30)...At San Diego (10/19): Sealed win with interception of Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers with four seconds remaining in the game...At Oakland (11/20): Forced a fumble by Raiders running back Latavius Murray...Vs. Denver (11/30): Recovered a fumble by Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, which resulted in a field goal...Vs. San Diego (12/28): Picked off two of Rivers' passes...First theft came on the next to the last play of the first half...Thwarted a scoring opportunity with an interception in the end zone in the fourth quarter.

2013
Played in 15 games and was inactive for one game for Philadelphia...Registered 10 tackles and one forced fumble...Tallied nine special teams tackles...Inactive with a hamstring injury versus Chicago (12/22)...POSTSEASON: Played in NFC Wild Card versus New Orleans (1/4)...Added one special teams tackle...Vs. Washington (11/17): Caused a fumble.

2012
Started 14 games at free safety and was inactive for two games for Philadelphia...Ranked second on the team with 105 tackles and two interceptions in addition to posting one forced fumble and two passes defensed...Part of defense that finished ninth in the NFL in passing defense...Contributed four special teams tackles...Inactive with a chest injury at Tampa Bay (12/9) and versus Cincinnati (12/13)...At Cleveland (9/9): Intercepted two passes by Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden...Grabbed a pass at the goal line to stop a scoring threat in the second quarter...Second heist clinched victory with 1:05 left in the game...Vs. Atlanta (10/28): Produced a season-high 13 tackles...Forced a fumble by Falcons running back Michael Turner.

2011
Played in 15 games with 13 starts for Philadelphia before being placed on injured reserve with a torn biceps (12/27)...Paced the team with four interceptions and finished second with 96 tackles...Recorded one forced fumble and four passes defensed...Anchored secondary that rated 10th the NFL in passing defense...Accounted for nine special teams tackles...Started the first three games at free safety and in Weeks 6-16 at strong safety...PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Earned NFC Defensive Player of the Week for performance in Week 6 at Washington (10/16)...At Washington (10/16): Established a career high with three interceptions of Redskins quarterback Rex Grossman...Became the first Eagles player to have three interceptions in a game since 1966...Pick in the first quarter ended Redskins drive deep in Eagles territory and led to a touchdown...Swiped passes on consecutive series in the third quarter with the first halting a Redskins drive in the red zone...Vs. Chicago (11/7): Gathered a career-high 14 tackles...Vs. New England (11/27): Equaled career high with 14 tackles...At Miami (12/11): Returned an interception of a pass by Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore 35 yards to the one-yard line to set up a touchdown...Vs. New York Jets (12/18): Forced a fumble by Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes that defensive end Juqua Parker recovered and returned 47 yards for a touchdown...At Dallas (12/24): Suffered a season-ending biceps injury.

2010
Drafted in the seventh round (244th overall) by Philadelphia...Played in 15 games with two starts and did not play in one game...Notched 28 tackles, one interception and three passes defensed...Tied for third on the team with 12 special teams tackles...Started at free safety at Washington (11/15) and at strong safety versus Minnesota (12/28)...Did not play in the regular season finale versus Dallas (1/2)...POSTSEASON: Started at free safety in NFC Wild Card versus Green Bay (1/9)...Had eight tackles...At Washington (11/15): Made first NFL start and responded with four tackles...Victimized Redskins quarterback Donovan McNabb for first career interception...Takeaway converted into a touchdown.

COLLEGE
Played in 49 games with 35 starts at Ohio State...Totaled 219 tackles, three sacks, nine interceptions and five forced fumbles...Earned first-team All-Big 10 Conference honors as a senior in 2009 and second-team accolades as a junior in 2008 after moving into the starting lineup as a sophomore in 2007.

PERSONAL
Attended Northmont HS in Clayton, Ohio...Graduated from Ohio State with a degree in exercise science.