Moved from strong-side linebacker to the middle linebacker position to take advantage of his run-stopping ability ... Finished the spring as the starter at the position ... Saw improvement over the course of the season and made a solid contribution on defense and special teams ... Vicious hitter ... Good speed and endurance ... Natural instinct for the run, as well as the passing game ... Used extensively on special teams as well ... Twin brother of defensive back Trevis Coley ... 2003 (r-So.): Played in all 13 games ... Season-high 32 plays against Louisiana-Lafayette (11/1) ... Collected 20 tackles for the season, including 12 solo stops and one quarterback hurry ... Season-high six tackles against Louisiana-Lafayette ... Collected four tackles, including three solo stops against Nebraska (9/25) ... Also had two tackles at Cal (8/30), USF (9/25) and TCU (11/20) ... 2002 (r-Fr.): Played in all 13 games, seeing a lot of action in several special teams phases ... Collected 12 tackles, including nine solo stops and had one pass breakup ... Season-high three solo tackles and one pass breakup against Jackson State (8/31) ... Three tackles at Army (9/28) ... 2001 (Fr.): Redshirted ... Named "Tomorrow's Team Defensive Player of the Week" by the Southern Miss coaching staff for the Louisiana-Lafayette game (9/22) ... Prep: Coached by Jim McCool ... Missed first two games of senior season ... Finished with 114 tackles over the last 10 games ... Five quarterback sacks and three forced fumbles ... Listed as a top five player in the state ... Three-year starter ... A two-time all-state selection, third team as a junior and first team as a senior ... First-Team All-North Florida ... All-Gainesville Sun ... Played in the Florida/California All-Star Game ... Selected first-team all-district ... Named district most valuable player ... Also chosen district defensive player of the year ... Tabbed first-team all-county as well as the county's most valuable player ... Helped lead team to 11-3 record and State 3A Final Four ... 29-6 record and two district titles over his career ... Florida Top Prospects (9.75 rating) by Jeff Whitaker's Deep South Recruiting ... No. 26 Florida Prospect by Blue Chip Recruiting ... Five star rating by Florida Prep Football.com ... Personal: Son of Solomon and Betty Coley ... Majoring in coaching and sport administration... Born June 23, 1982.
2004 Game-by-Game Statistics (UA-A-TT): Nebraska 1-4-5; Tulane 3-2-5; USF 7-2-9; Houston 1-3-4; Alabama 4-2-6; East Carolina 2-1-3; Cincinnati 2-3-5; Memphis 1-1-2; TCU 2-2-4; UAB 1-1-2; Cal 3-1-4; North Texas 2-4-6