University of Iowa Athletics
LB

#55 Jacody Coleman

Height 6-3
Weight 240 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Beaumont, Texas
High School Beaumont West Brook

Hawk-Item – – One of 11 true freshmen to see action in 2007 . . . one of three sophomores named to 2008 Leadership Group.

2009 – – Listed as second team middle linebacker following spring practice.

2008 – – Recorded 28 tackles, including seven solo tackles and 21 assists . . . listed as co-first team MIKE linebacker following spring practice . . . started at middle linebacker in 46-3 opening win over Maine as defense allowed just 83 passing yards and 220 yards total offense . . . recorded three assisted tackles vs. Maine, including one assist in tackle for loss . . . started at middle linebacker in 42-0 win over Florida International as defense allowed just 56 rushing yards and 218 yards total offense . . . recorded four tackles vs. FIU, including one solo stop and three assists . . . saw action at middle linebacker in 17-5 win over Iowa State, recording one solo tackle and one assisted tackle as defense allowed just 73 rushing yards . . . saw action in 21-20 loss at Pittsburgh, recording one solo tackle and one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 22-17 loss to Northwestern, recording five assisted tackles, including one for loss . . . saw action in 16-13 loss at Michigan State as defense held second leading rusher in the nation to 91 net rushing yards . . . recorded one solo tackle and one assisted tackle at MSU . . . saw action in 45-9 win at Indiana as defense allowed just 95 rushing yards and 286 yards total offense . . . recorded one solo tackle, one assist and one pass break-up vs. the Hoosiers . . . saw action in 38-16 win over Wisconsin, recording two assisted tackles . . . saw action in 27-24 loss at Illinois, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 60 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 24-23 win over third-ranked Penn State, recording one assisted tackle as defense allowed just 289 yards total offense . . . saw action in 22-17 win over Purdue, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 55-0 win at Minnesota as defense allowed just seven rushing yards and 134 yards total offense in posting second shutout of the season . . . recorded three tackles at Minnesota, including two solo stops and one assist, including one solo stop for minus three yards . . . saw action in 31-10 Outback Bowl win over South Carolina, recording one solo tackle as defense allowed just 43 net rushing yards.

2007 – – Did not see action in opening win over Northern Illinois . . . saw first action of career in home win over Syracuse, recording two assisted tackles as defense allowed just 24 rushing yards and 103 yards total offense . . . did not see action in loss at Iowa State . . .saw action in loss at Wisconsin, recording two solo tackles, including one tackle for loss . . . did not see action in loss to Indiana due to injury . . . saw action in loss at Penn State . . . recorded two solo tackles and four assists at Penn State, including one tackle for loss . . . started at middle linebacker in win over 18th-ranked Illinois for first career start . . . recorded five tackles vs. Illinois, including four assists, as defense held top rushing team in the league to 137 net rushing yards and 287 yards total offense . . . saw action in loss at Purdue, recording two solo tackles, including one tackle for loss . . . saw action in double OT win over Michigan State, recording four assisted tackles, including a shared tackle for loss . . . saw action in win at Northwestern, but had no statistics as defense allowed just three points, seven rushing yards and 124 yards total offense in second half . . . saw action in win over Minnesota, but suffered injury early in the game and had no statistics . . . saw action in loss to Western Michigan, recording one solo tackle and two assists, including one tackle for loss.

High school honors – – First team all-conference, Conference MVP, honorable mention all-state and all-region as a senior . . . finalist for Willie Ray Smith Award . . . second team all-conference as a junior . . . honorable mention all-conference as a sophomore . . . two-year captain . . . Career – – recorded 265 career tackles, 22 sacks, 35 tackles for loss, seven forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and two blocked kicks . . . has 121 tackles, eight sacks, 15 tackles for loss and three forced fumbles as a senior . . . had 82 tackles, seven sacks, 12 tackles for loss, four forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and two blocked kicks as a junior . . . recorded 62 tackles, seven sacks and eight tackles for loss as a sophomore . . . also earned letters in power lifting (3), track (3) and basketball (2).

Personal – – Born 4/28/89 . . . Open major . . . parents are Lorna Coleman and Quintin Coleman . . . high school coach was Craig Stump.

Career Bests
Tackles: 6 at Penn State, 10/6/07
Solos: 2, four times, last vs. Wisconsin, 10/18/08
Assists: 5 vs. Northwestern, 9/27/08
TFL: 1, four times, last at Indiana, 10/11/08

Career Statistics

Defense Solo  Ast. Total T/Loss PBU
Freshman 8 16 24 4/6 0
Sophomore 7 21 28 2/5 1
Career 15 37 52 6/11 1