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VooDoo Acquire OL Thaddeus Coleman from Orlando Predators

Friday April 19, 2013

 NEW ORLEANS (April 19, 2013) – The New Orleans VooDoo traded defensive lineman Prentice Purnell to the Orlando Predators for offensive lineman Thaddeus Coleman, announced the VooDoo front office on Thursday.

Coleman (6-8, 325, Mississippi Valley State) appeared in 12 games with the Predators in 2012, while in 2011, he started 15 games. In 2010, Coleman recorded half a tackle as a rookie with the Chicago Rush.

During his college years, Coleman earned All-SWAC honors after leading the conference in knockdowns with 103 as a senior at Mississippi Valley State

TRANSACTION – The New Orleans VooDoo trade DL Prentice Purnell to the Orlando Predators for OL Thaddeus Coleman.


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