published Sunday, January 1st, 2012

UTC's B.J. Coleman invited to NFL combine

B.J. Coleman got some good news late last week when the former McCallie and University of Tennessee at Chattanooga quarterback received his invitation to the NFL combine.

Coleman, who is training in Hattiesburg, Miss., said he found the invitation in his UTC e-mail inbox on Friday.

“That was an awesome feeling,” Coleman said.

This will be the second year in a row that UTC had a player at the combine. Cornerback Buster Skrine turned heads by being one of the fastest players at the combine and was drafted in the fifth round by the Cleveland Browns.

See more on this story later and in Monday's Times Free Press.

about John Frierson...

John Frierson is in his seventh year at the Times Free Press and seventh year covering University of Tennessee at Chattanooga athletics. The bulk of his time is spent covering Mocs football, but he also writes about women’s basketball and the big-picture issues and news involving the athletic department. A native of Athens, Ga., John grew up a few hundred yards from the University of Georgia campus. Instead of becoming a Bulldog he attended Ole ...

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BravesDave said...

Good luck B.J.!

January 2, 2012 at 2:12 p.m.
wyldmon said...

He's better than Tebow.

January 2, 2012 at 3:19 p.m.
Salsa said...

Pretty much any QB can throw better than Tebow.

January 2, 2012 at 3:22 p.m.
pbmaxx said...

Good luck B.J. I hope for good things for you. You made UTC football fun to watch!

January 2, 2012 at 7:25 p.m.
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