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Colin Cole
DT #91
Height:
6-2
Weight:
335
Age:
33
College:
Iowa
Hometown:
Fort Lauderdale, Fla
Experience:
8

Quick Stats (2013):

TCKL
15
SCK
1.0
FF
0
INT
--
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 233 158 75 5.5 0 13 0 0 -- 0 0 1 1
2013 CAR 15 13 15 9 6 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2010 SEA 11 11 44 36 8 1.0 -- 5 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2009 SEA 16 15 48 29 19 0.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2008 GB 16 0 30 19 11 0.5 -- 4 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2007 GB 7 0 12 7 5 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2006 GB 15 3 37 28 9 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2005 GB 16 4 40 24 16 2.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2004 GB 3 1 7 6 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2003 DET 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2003 MIN 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 SEA L 7-12 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @BUF L 23-24 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 NYG W 38-0 -- 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 @ARI L 6-22 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @MIN W 35-10 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 STL W 30-15 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 @TB W 31-13 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 ATL W 34-10 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 @SF W 10-9 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 NE W 24-20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 @MIA W 20-16 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 TB W 27-6 2 0 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 @NO L 13-31 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 NYJ W 30-20 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 NO W 17-13 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 @ATL W 21-20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

TRANSACTIONS
Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (4/9/14)...Signed as a free agent by Carolina (2/7/13)...Released/failed physical by Seattle (9/3/11)...Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Seattle (3/2/09)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured left arm by Green Bay (11/26/07)...Signed as a free agent from practice squad by Green Bay (11/30/04)...Signed to practice squad by Green Bay (9/16/04)...Terminated from practice squad by Detroit (9/8/04)...Signed to practice squad by Detroit (9/7/04)...Waived by Detroit (9/5/04)...Signed as a free agent by Detroit (12/23/03)...Waived by Minnesota (10/7/03)...Signed as a free agent from practice squad by Minnesota (10/1/03)...Signed to practice squad by Minnesota (9/25/03)...Waived by Minnesota (9/9/03)...Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by Minnesota (5/2/03).

GP/GS
Career (99/47) [3/2]; 2013 (15/13) [1/0]; 2010 (11/11) [2/2]; 2009 (16/15); 2008 (16/0); 2007 (7/0); 2006 (15/3); 2005 (16/4); 2004 (3/1) [0/0]; 2003 (0/0).

2013
Signed as a free agent by Carolina (2/7)...Played in 15 games with 13 starts...Posted 19 tackles, one sack and three quarterback pressures...Key member of unit that ranked second in the NFL in total defense and points allowed and led the league in sacks while finishing second in rushing defense and sixth in passing defense...Inserted in the starting lineup in Week 3 following an injury to Dwan Edwards and remained the starter until suffering an injured calf versus New Orleans (12/22) and being inactive at Atlanta (12/29)...POSTSEASON: Played in NFC Divisional Playoff versus San Francisco (1/12)...Recorded two tackles...Vs. St. Louis (10/20): Sacked Rams quarterback Sam Bradford for a one-yard loss.

2011
Attended training camp with Seattle but did not practice after being declared physically unable to perform due to an injured left ankle...Released/failed physical by the Seahawks in the final roster cutdown (9/3).

2010
Started 11 games for Seattle...Gathered 44 tackles, one sack and five passes defensed...Inactive for five games in Weeks 9-13 with a sprained ankle...Anchored defense that ranked second in the NFL against the run prior to injury but ended season 21st...POSTSEASON: Started both games...Accounted for six tackles and one pass defensed...At Oakland (10/31): Corralled Raiders quarterback Jason Campbell for a one-yard sack...Sustained an ankle injury that caused him to miss the next five games.

2009
Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Seattle (3/2)...Played in 16 games with 15 starts...Posted 48 tackles, one fumble recovery and two passes defensed...At Dallas (11/1): Recovered a fumble by Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo to set up a touchdown.

2008
Played in 16 games for Green Bay...Recorded 30 tackles, 0.5 sacks and four passes defensed...At Minnesota (11/9): Combined with linebacker Aaron Kampman to sack Vikings quarterback Gus Frerotte for a 10-yard loss.

2007
Played in seven games and was inactive for four games for Green Bay...Suffered a broken left forearm at Detroit (11/22) and was placed on injured reserve (11/26)...Notched 13 tackles and one pass defensed.

2006
Played in 15 games with three starts and was inactive for one game for Green Bay...Produced 53 tackles, one sack, two forced fumbles and one pass defensed...Vs. New England (11/19): Generated a sack and forced fumble on the same play, bringing down and stripping the ball from Patriots quarterback Tom Brady...Accumulated a career-high eight tackles...At Seattle (11/27): Caused a fumble by Seahawks running back Shaun Alexander.

2005
Played in 16 games with four starts for Green Bay...Tallied career highs of 62 tackles and two sacks to go along with two passes defensed...At Minnesota (10/23): Racked up first career sack, dropping Vikings quarterback Daunte Culpepper for a four-yard loss...Vs. Minnesota (11/21): Sacked Vikings quarterback Brad Johnson for a four-yard loss.

2004
Played in three games with one start and was inactive for two games for Green Bay after spending 10 games on the Packers' practice squad...Logged seven tackles...Attended training camp with Detroit and was waived in the final roster cutdown (9/5)...POSTSEASON: Inactive for NFC Wild Card versus Minnesota (1/9)...Vs. Jacksonville (12/19): Saw first NFL action and responded with three tackles...At Chicago (1/2): Made first NFL start at nose tackle in place of an injured Grady Jackson.

2003
Inactive for three games for Minnesota and Detroit...Originally signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by the Vikings (5/2)...Inactive for the season opener at Green Bay (9/7) before being waived (9/9) and joining the practice squad (9/25)...Promoted to Minnesota's active roster (10/1) and was inactive at Atlanta (10/5) before being waived (10/7)...Signed as a free agent by the Lions (12/23) and was inactive for the season finale versus St. Louis (12/28).

COLLEGE
Played in 46 games with 36 starts at Iowa...Totaled 213 tackles, 23 sacks, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries...Earned All-Big 10 Conference honors as a senior in 2002 after shifting to defensive tackle from defensive end and posting 85 tackles and nine sacks.

PERSONAL
Attended South Plantation HS in Plantation, Fla....Graduated from Iowa with a degree in African-American studies.

TRANSACTIONS
Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (4/9/14)...Signed as a free agent by Carolina (2/7/13)...Released/failed physical by Seattle (9/3/11)...Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Seattle (3/2/09)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured left arm by Green Bay (11/26/07)...Signed as a free agent from practice squad by Green Bay (11/30/04)...Signed to practice squad by Green Bay (9/16/04)...Terminated from practice squad by Detroit (9/8/04)...Signed to practice squad by Detroit (9/7/04)...Waived by Detroit (9/5/04)...Signed as a free agent by Detroit (12/23/03)...Waived by Minnesota (10/7/03)...Signed as a free agent from practice squad by Minnesota (10/1/03)...Signed to practice squad by Minnesota (9/25/03)...Waived by Minnesota (9/9/03)...Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by Minnesota (5/2/03).

GP/GS
Career (99/47) [3/2]; 2013 (15/13) [1/0]; 2010 (11/11) [2/2]; 2009 (16/15); 2008 (16/0); 2007 (7/0); 2006 (15/3); 2005 (16/4); 2004 (3/1) [0/0]; 2003 (0/0).

2013
Signed as a free agent by Carolina (2/7)...Played in 15 games with 13 starts...Posted 19 tackles, one sack and three quarterback pressures...Key member of unit that ranked second in the NFL in total defense and points allowed and led the league in sacks while finishing second in rushing defense and sixth in passing defense...Inserted in the starting lineup in Week 3 following an injury to Dwan Edwards and remained the starter until suffering an injured calf versus New Orleans (12/22) and being inactive at Atlanta (12/29)...POSTSEASON: Played in NFC Divisional Playoff versus San Francisco (1/12)...Recorded two tackles...Vs. St. Louis (10/20): Sacked Rams quarterback Sam Bradford for a one-yard loss.

2011
Attended training camp with Seattle but did not practice after being declared physically unable to perform due to an injured left ankle...Released/failed physical by the Seahawks in the final roster cutdown (9/3).

2010
Started 11 games for Seattle...Gathered 44 tackles, one sack and five passes defensed...Inactive for five games in Weeks 9-13 with a sprained ankle...Anchored defense that ranked second in the NFL against the run prior to injury but ended season 21st...POSTSEASON: Started both games...Accounted for six tackles and one pass defensed...At Oakland (10/31): Corralled Raiders quarterback Jason Campbell for a one-yard sack...Sustained an ankle injury that caused him to miss the next five games.

2009
Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Seattle (3/2)...Played in 16 games with 15 starts...Posted 48 tackles, one fumble recovery and two passes defensed...At Dallas (11/1): Recovered a fumble by Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo to set up a touchdown.

2008
Played in 16 games for Green Bay...Recorded 30 tackles, 0.5 sacks and four passes defensed...At Minnesota (11/9): Combined with linebacker Aaron Kampman to sack Vikings quarterback Gus Frerotte for a 10-yard loss.

2007
Played in seven games and was inactive for four games for Green Bay...Suffered a broken left forearm at Detroit (11/22) and was placed on injured reserve (11/26)...Notched 13 tackles and one pass defensed.

2006
Played in 15 games with three starts and was inactive for one game for Green Bay...Produced 53 tackles, one sack, two forced fumbles and one pass defensed...Vs. New England (11/19): Generated a sack and forced fumble on the same play, bringing down and stripping the ball from Patriots quarterback Tom Brady...Accumulated a career-high eight tackles...At Seattle (11/27): Caused a fumble by Seahawks running back Shaun Alexander.

2005
Played in 16 games with four starts for Green Bay...Tallied career highs of 62 tackles and two sacks to go along with two passes defensed...At Minnesota (10/23): Racked up first career sack, dropping Vikings quarterback Daunte Culpepper for a four-yard loss...Vs. Minnesota (11/21): Sacked Vikings quarterback Brad Johnson for a four-yard loss.

2004
Played in three games with one start and was inactive for two games for Green Bay after spending 10 games on the Packers' practice squad...Logged seven tackles...Attended training camp with Detroit and was waived in the final roster cutdown (9/5)...POSTSEASON: Inactive for NFC Wild Card versus Minnesota (1/9)...Vs. Jacksonville (12/19): Saw first NFL action and responded with three tackles...At Chicago (1/2): Made first NFL start at nose tackle in place of an injured Grady Jackson.

2003
Inactive for three games for Minnesota and Detroit...Originally signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by the Vikings (5/2)...Inactive for the season opener at Green Bay (9/7) before being waived (9/9) and joining the practice squad (9/25)...Promoted to Minnesota's active roster (10/1) and was inactive at Atlanta (10/5) before being waived (10/7)...Signed as a free agent by the Lions (12/23) and was inactive for the season finale versus St. Louis (12/28).

COLLEGE
Played in 46 games with 36 starts at Iowa...Totaled 213 tackles, 23 sacks, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries...Earned All-Big 10 Conference honors as a senior in 2002 after shifting to defensive tackle from defensive end and posting 85 tackles and nine sacks.

PERSONAL
Attended South Plantation HS in Plantation, Fla....Graduated from Iowa with a degree in African-American studies.

 

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