LOOK: Former USC CB Nickell Robey-Coleman to honor late mother with custom cleats

Nickell Robey-Coleman, a cornerback for the Los Angeles Rams who went undrafted out of USC in the 2013 NFL Draft, recently lost his mother, Maxine, to a heart attack. He’ll be honoring her during Sunday’s game against the Eagles with custom cleats.

A Florida native, Robey-Coleman played quarterback, wide receiver, defensive back and returned kicks for Frostproof Middle-Senior High School, and his versatility earned him a scholarship to USC. As a sophomore at USC, he was a first team All-Pac 12 defensive back, and as a junior he was named as a candidate for the Jim Thorpe Award, which is given to the top defensive back in college football.

Robey-Coleman left early, and after going undrafted in 2013 he was signed as a free agent by the Buffalo Bills, where he played until March 6, 2017. A month later, Robey-Coleman was signed by the Rams, the 8-3 leaders of the NFC West.

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