We have good news to report in the case of the missing former NFL running back.
Former Dallas Cowboys running back Lincoln Coleman has been found safe, according to the latest update from the Dallas Police Department.
Coleman had been missing since Friday. On Monday, it was reported that he had “diminished mental capacity” and might be in need of medical assistance.
This is the second time Coleman has gone missing in the last nine months. He disappeared last May for a short period but was thankfully found safe at his mother’s home.
Per Coleman’s family, he suffers from dementia, most likely from his football career.
After competing in college at Notre Dame and Baylor, Coleman appeared in 18 games for the Cowboys during the 1993 and 1994 seasons. He won a ring with the team in Super Bowl XXVIII, carrying the ball once against the Buffalo Bills.
Coleman rushed for 312 yards and scored three touchdowns in his two-year career. He led the Cowboys in rushing in his second game with the team, the infamous 16-14 loss to the Miami Dolphins on Thanksgiving Day in 1993. That contest is more commonly known as the Leon Lett game.
Coleman’s best single-game performance came in 1994, when he rushed for 74 yards and a touchdown in a win over the Washington Redskins.
— Mike Leslie (@MikeLeslieWFAA) February 13, 2018
We’re very happy to see Coleman was found safely.
Here’s to hoping this doesn’t happen to him again.