He’s a fullback for the Seattle Seahawks. He’s a legally deaf player, a first for the NFL.
Derrick Coleman is the first legally deaf offensive fullback to play in the NFL, let alone in a Super Bowl. He became a household name earlier this month after he was featured in a Duracell battery commercial that went viral. Some hearing-impaired fans reached to him with a touching letter. He responded – with some Super Bowl tickets for their entire family.