Tuesday February 17th, 2015

Former Indiana running back Tevin Coleman will not participate in any drills at the upcoming NFL Scouting Combine, reports NFL Network's Gil Brandt. Coleman is still recovering from a foot injury that has left him in a walking boot as of Monday and unable to perform any of the workouts in Indianapolis. 

The 6'1", 210-pound running back was out for the final three games of the regular season with an ankle injury, although he is still considered one of the top prospects at the running back position in this class.

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Despite missing three games, Coleman had a strong season for an Indiana team that finished 4-8, rushing for 2,036 yards and 15 touchdowns, cementing himself as one of the best running backs in the nation. He became the first player in Indiana history and the 18th player in FBS history to eclipse 2,000 rushing yards in a season.

Coleman was also named a first-team All-American by the Associated Press, Sports Illustrated and Walter Camp.

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In his three-year career at Indiana, Coleman rushed for 3,219 yards and 28 touchdowns while averaging 7.1 yards per carry. He also caught 54 passes out of the backfield for 383 yards.

Players begin arriving at Lucas Oil Stadium for the combine on Tuesday. On-field workouts will get underway on Friday and run through Monday.

Jack Jorgensen

 

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