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Donald Edwin 'Don' Coleman


Don Coleman

College Football Hall of Fame 1975

Date of Birth: May 4, 1928, in Ponca City, Oklahoma

Date of Death: January 30, 2017, in Michigan (88 years old)


The Detroit News - Published 01/31/17

Did you know?

Don Coleman was the first Michigan State player to have his jersey

number retired by the school.

Don Coleman served our country during the Korean War.



1949 Michigan St.

1950 Michigan St.

1951 Michigan St.


Michigan State University