You just try to be a deaf NFL fullback.
You think you won't have to put up with prejudice, jokes, ignorance, and rejection? You think there won't be days when you'll feel so alone, when you'll feel like you'll never make it?
Derrick Coleman was diagnosed with a genetic hearing impairment when he was 3. He is legally deaf.
He fought through high school in California and through UCLA to follow what his body and soul told him he should be doing: playing football.
Naturally, after college, he was undrafted. Well, NFL teams are known … Read more