Longest scoring play of 2017 was a thriller
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Defense finishes with 9 tackles for loss, 5 sacks
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Appeared in all 12 games, making 11 starts.
Caught 35 passes for 344 yards and three touchdowns for the season.
Had at least one reception in all 12 games.
Caught one pass for 22 yards vs. Eastern Kentucky on Sept. 3.
Finished with three receptions for 36 yards vs. Cincinnati on Sept. 10.
Had one reception for 20 yards vs. Nevada on Sept. 24.
Caught four passes for 23 yards and a touchdown at Maryland on Oct. 1.
Had one catch for nine yards at Illinois on Oct. 8.
Caught a season-high seven passes for 104 yards and a touchdown vs. Iowa on Oct. 15.
Finished with five catches for 33 yards at No. 8 Nebraska on Oct. 22.
Tied season-high with seven receptions for 33 yards vs. Penn State on Oct. 29.
Had three catches for 29 yards and a touchdown at Minnesota on Nov. 5.
Caught one pass for yards vs. Northwester on Nov. 12.
Had one reception for 16 yards vs. No. 6 Wisconsin on Nov. 19
Finished with one reception for six yards at Indiana on Nov. 26.
Appeared in all 12 games, making two starts.
Finished with 18 receptions for 139 yards and two touchdowns.
Had one reception for 11 yards at Marshall on Sept. 6.
Tallied two catches for 22 yards vs. Indiana State on Sept. 12.
Had two receptions for 13 yards vs. Virginia Tech on Sept. 18.
Caught one pass for 10 yards vs. Bowling Green on Sept. 26.
Caught two passes for two yards at No. 2 Michigan State on Oct. 3.
Scored first collegiate touchdown on a 10-yard reception vs. Minnesota on Oct. 10.
Finished with two receptions for a season-high 23 yards vs. Nebraska on Oct. 31.
Had two receptions for 14 yards against Illinois on Nov. 7.
Had one catch for seven yards at Northwestern on Nov. 14.
Hauled in two receptions for 16 yards at No. 6 Iowa on Nov. 21.
Had two catches for 11 yards and touchdown vs. Indiana on Nov. 28.
Did not play.
Two-time VISAA All-State selection.
Averaged 10.92 yards per reception along with 3 touchdowns as a senior.
Had 80 tackles, three fumbled recovered, three interceptions, and 2.0 sacks as a linebacker as a senior.
Coach was Tom Verbanic.
Given name is Cole Matthew Herdman.
Born June 27, 1995.
Is majoring in selling and sales management.