Players

Colin Cole
DT #90
Height:
6-2
Weight:
328
College:
Iowa
Hometown:
Fort Lauderdale, Fla
Experience:
9
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 113 257 167 90 5.5 0 13 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 CAR 14 24 9 15 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 CAR 15 15 9 6 1 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 SEA 11 44 36 8 1 -- 5 -- -- -- -- --
2009 SEA 16 48 29 19 0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2008 GB 16 30 19 11 0.5 -- 4 -- -- -- -- --
2007 GB 7 12 7 5 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2006 GB 15 37 28 9 1 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2005 GB 16 40 24 16 2 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2004 GB 3 7 6 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2003 DET 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2003 MIN 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

HOW ACQUIRED:

Signed with Seattle as an unrestricted free agent on March 2, 2008.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Originally signed with Minnesota as an undrafted free agent on May 2, 2003, but was waived after spending separate one-week stints on its 53-man roster. Was waived by the Vikings on October 7, 2003, and finished the season with Detroit. Went to training camp with the Lions before being waived and signed onto the Green Bay Packers practice squad. Signed to the Packers active roster on November 30, 2004.
  • Has totaled 257 tackles with 4.5 sacks during career.
  • Started all 11 games played in 2010. Injured ankle at Oakland (10/31) and was forced to miss the next five games. Before that game at Oakland and the injury, helped anchor a defense that ranked 2nd in the NFL versus the run. Ended the season ranked 21st.
  • Saw 2007 season cut short by a fractured forearm during Thanksgiving game at Detroit (11/22).

HOW ACQUIRED:

Signed with Seattle as an unrestricted free agent on March 2, 2008.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Originally signed with Minnesota as an undrafted free agent on May 2, 2003, but was waived after spending separate one-week stints on its 53-man roster. Was waived by the Vikings on October 7, 2003, and finished the season with Detroit. Went to training camp with the Lions before being waived and signed onto the Green Bay Packers practice squad. Signed to the Packers active roster on November 30, 2004.
  • Has totaled 257 tackles with 4.5 sacks during career.
  • Started all 11 games played in 2010. Injured ankle at Oakland (10/31) and was forced to miss the next five games. Before that game at Oakland and the injury, helped anchor a defense that ranked 2nd in the NFL versus the run. Ended the season ranked 21st.
  • Saw 2007 season cut short by a fractured forearm during Thanksgiving game at Detroit (11/22).

COLLEGE:

A four-year letterman (1999-2002) and two-year starter at Iowa. Played in 46 games (36 starts), with 213 tackles, 23 sacks, three forced fumbles and three recoveries. Shifted from defensive end to defensive tackle as a senior and was a first-team All-Big Ten Conference pick and defensive co-captain totaling 85 tackles and 9.0 sacks. Helped defense rank fifth nationally against the run. Graduated with a degree in African-American Studies.

PERSONAL:

Named second-team all-state and first-team all-county at South Plantation High School in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Selected to play in the North-South Broward All-Star game and Dade County All-Star contest. The four-time county heavyweight wrestling champion won the state wrestling title as a senior. Posted a 23-1 record as a junior. With his wife, Kay, has started a consulting business, The Cole Group, LLC, to help high school student-athletes pursue college careers. Has a stepson, Andrez, and a daughter, Karyss.