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NFLPA Contract Advisor Adisa Bakari Lands Indiana RB Tevin Coleman

Indiana Hoosiers running back Tevin Coleman (6) carries the ball against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Ohio Stadium. Ohio State won the game 42-27. Mandatory Credit: Greg Bartram-USA TODAY Sports
Indiana Hoosiers running back Tevin Coleman. Photo by Greg Bartram-USA TODAY Sports

The FBS second-leading rusher in 2014 has inked a Standard Representation Agreement.  Indiana running back Tevin Coleman recently signed with NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor, Adisa Bakari, per SportsBusiness Journal.

Coleman finished this past season with 2,036 rushing yards and 15 touchdowns.  He ranked only behind Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon, who had 2,336 yards on the ground.  In his three years as a Hoosier, Coleman tallied 3,200-plus rushing yards and 28 touchdowns. ranked Coleman as the No. 4 best available running back for next summer’s 2015 NFL Draft and is projected as a second round selection.

Bakari is a Partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Kelley Drye & Warren, LLP.  He is also chair of The Sports Entertainment Group.  Along with being a certified NFLPA agent, Bakari is also a NBPA Certified Contract Advisor.