Deaf Football Player Defies Odds to Play for the Seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks have had an amazing 2013 season in the NFL.  And one of the reasons for that is running back Derrick Coleman.  What a lot of people don’t know is that this amazing athlete has been deaf since the age of 3.

When the world tells you “no”, you have two options: You can roll over and quit — or you can trust your power. Derrick Coleman trusted the power within.

Although he’s deaf, he never let adversity stand in his way, on his road to the NFL. Share to inspire others to trust their power within and achieve their dreams.

This inspiring ad tells the story of Derrick Coleman, the running back for the Seattle Seahawks who refused to let anyone keep him down.

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