|Years at Yale:||**|
2008: Will serve as student assistant coach.
2007: Appeared in all 10 games as reserve defensive back and special teams player... Made three solo stops and one interception.
2006: Started the San Diego game before missing the rest of the season with an injury... Made one solo stop.
2005: Played in nine varsity games as a reserve DB and special teams player... Made five solos and nine overall tackles.
2004: Played JV.
At Bellevue High: Won football state 3A championships in 2001, 2002, and 2003... Lettered in football, basketball, and baseball...Captained the football team in his senior year...2002 and 2003 first-team all-league defensive back... Totaled 16 career interceptions... 2003 King County Journal Scholar-Athlete of the Year... Bellevue High School Male Athlete of the Year... Recipient of the Marine Corp Distinguished Athlete Award.
Personal: John Robert Coombs is the son of Scott and Terri Coombs ... High school teammates with Lee Driftmier '07... Brother, Matt '07, was a Yale defensive back... Enjoys boating... Morse College resident.