Former leukemia patient signed by CLE Browns

Posted at 2:42 PM, Jun 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-07 14:43:50-04

Shon Coleman's leukemia diagnosis in 2010 put a temporary halt to his football career but now, six years later, he was signed by the Cleveland Browns on Tuesday.

Coleman received treatment at St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital after his diagnosis and returned to football on a limited basis in 2012, the Brown's stated. He played in his first collegiate game in 2013.
OL Shon Coleman | 6-7, 310 | Auburn
3rd round (No. 76 overall)
Started 25 of 32 career games played at Auburn…Second Team All-SEC selection in 2015…Attended Olive Branch High School in Olive Branch, Mississippi
Other Brown's players signed are:
WR Corey Coleman (first round), LB Emmanuel Ogbah (second round), WR Ricardo Louis (fourth round), DB Derrick Kindred (fourth round), TE Seth DeValve (fourth round), WR Jordan Payton (fifth round), OL Spencer Drango (fifth round), WR Rashard Higgins (fifth round), DB Trey Caldwell (fifth round) and LB Scooby Wright III (seventh round)