Nine Year NFL Veteran, Sports Commentator, Business & Family Man
May Have Hung Up His Cleats But Has Continued His Expansive Career Off the Field
July, 2017 (New York, NY) – As a former safety for the New York Jets, Atlanta Falcons, and Detroit Lions – it seems retired NFL star Erik Coleman has continued to do a wealth of good off the field as well. With role as an acclaimed sports analyst on SNY and most recently having joined SiriusXM Radio as a host discussing the NFL plays of the week and engaging with fans, Coleman has gone above and beyond not only for the world of sports but giving back to the community that has given him so much.
In recent years Erik Coleman has crafted an expansive career using his on-field experience, extensive knowledge of sports and robust personality to bring new and exciting insight to fans young and old.
After a stellar collegiate career as the captain of the Washington State football team, Coleman was drafted in the fifth round by the New York Jets in 2004. Coleman played nine consecutive seasons in the NFL with the New York Jets, Atlanta Falcons and the Detroit Lions. Recognized for his unwavering work ethic and passion for the game, Coleman became the first New York Jets player ever to earn the NFL Rookie Defensive Player of the Month Award since the honor’s inception in 1996 and finished his rookie season as the NFL’s highest grossing member of its performance-pay program, the league’s plan for rewarding low-salary players who outperform their contracts. During his NFL tenure, Coleman’s highlights include 653 combined career tackles and assists, 11 interceptions, 4 forced fumbles and 37 passes defended and he also served as the player-elected NFL Players Association Team Representative five out of his nine years in the league.
Since his retirement in 2013, Coleman has become a TV analyst for SNY’s “Jets Post Game Live!”, “Jets Extra Point”, “Jets Nation” and SNY’s Jets Draft show. He also frequently appears as a sports commentator on numerous
sports shows and network programs such as Hannity on FOX, Closing Bell with Liz Claman on FOX Business, ABC, PIX 11, CBS, ESPN Radio and WFAN, to name a few. In addition to his on-camera career, Coleman hit the airwaves as an analyst for the Stony Brook University football radio broadcast team in 2015. Coleman is currently pursuing his passion for health and wellness as a Practice Manager at CORE Medical New York, an anti-aging and hormone treatment medical center.
Saturday, August 12th – Pre and Post-Game Commentary of the NY Jets vs. Tennessee Titans on ESPN NY 98.7FM
Saturday, August 19th – Pre and Post-Game Commentary of the NY Jets vs. Detroit Lions on ESPN NY 98.7FM
Friday, September 1st – Calling College Football Game (Boston college vs. N Illinois) for CBS
Thursday, September 7th – Appearing as Analyst on SNY, 4:30PM
Thursday, September 14th – Appearing as Analyst on SNY, 6:30PM
Thursday, September 21st – Appearing as Analyst on SNY, 6:30PM
**Erik is Available for Speaking Engagements at Schools, Corporate/Business Events**
An active philanthropist who supports a number of causes close to his heart, some include sickle cell anemia, pediatric cancer, and traumatic brain injury. When he is not working or giving back to the community, he enjoys spending time with his wife Sabrina and their three beautiful children.
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