Derrick Coleman Named UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week

Sept. 13, 2011

Senior running back Derrick Coleman (Fullerton, CA/ Troy HS) of the UCLA football team was selected as the UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week for Sept. 6-12.

Coleman, who had zero carries in the first half, tallied 135 total rushing yards on 14 carries, averaging 9.6 yards per run in the final two quarters of the Bruins' victory over San Jose State. In the fourth quarter alone, he rushed for 77 yards on 11 carries, capped off by a 24-yard touchdown run to push UCLA's lead to the final score of 27-17. Coleman also had the longest rush of the day for the Bruins, 42 yards, and had two tackles on special teams.

This is Coleman's first UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week honor of the season and of his career.

Also nominated: Chandler Hoffman, M. Soccer; Rachael Kidder, W. Volleyball; Sydney Leroux, W. Soccer

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Sep 05
vs. Virginia
Pasadena, CA
W, 34 - 16
Saturday, Sep 12
Las Vegas, NV
W, 37 - 3
Saturday, Sep 19
vs. Brigham Young
Pasadena, CA
W, 24 - 23
Saturday, Sep 26
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
W, 56 - 30
Saturday, Oct 03
vs. Arizona State
Pasadena, CA
L, 23 - 38
Thursday, Oct 15
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
L, 35 - 56
Thursday, Oct 22
vs. California
Pasadena, CA
W, 40 - 24
Saturday, Oct 31
vs. Colorado
Pasadena, CA
W, 35 - 31
Saturday, Nov 07
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
W, 41 - 0
Saturday, Nov 14
vs. Washington State
Pasadena, CA
L, 27 - 31
Saturday, Nov 21
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
W, 17 - 9
Saturday, Nov 28
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
L, 21 - 40