A light-hearted look back at Colin's favourite career moments in photo & video... 


Colin created (and appeared as) the character of STATMAN - a superhero statistics expert on Chrysalis' Sports Wire TV live football coverage. 

From his custom-built Stat Cave, Statman also appeared on live viewer phone-ins & live studio quizzes including "The Battle of the Statmen" against "Fantasy Football"s  Statto (Angus Loughran). 

Statman later appeared on a BBC Radio 5 Live sports phone in, hosted by Ian Payne - answering listeners' sporting questions. 




Colin in the ESPN UK TV Studio in Chiswick, London interviewing MLB players Rick Van Den Hurk (Pittsburgh PIrates) and Chris Dickerson (New York Yankees).



Soccer Masters TV pilot with Man Utd's Lee Martin [left] & Chelsea's Graeme Le Saux [right]. This football skills format was created by Colin - who can be seen in his guise of Statman / Official Scorer for the show - alongside his brother Roger in the first screen-grab. Click here to view promo video
Also in the show were Man City's Fitzroy Simpson, Wimbledon's Dean Holdsworth and Spurs' duo Steve Sedgley & Paul Allen. Hosts were Garth Crooks and Jonathan Pearce. Produced by Danny Fenton at Zig Zag Productions.



Colin wrote, filmed & produced a 60 min environmental fishing pilot show "Bounty of the Bay" in conjunction with the Florida Wildlife Commission in & around Tampa Bay, Florida.



Paradise Glossed screenplay written by Colin M Jarman
Original production artwork for "PARADISE GLOSSED."

Reverted / Optioned script written by Colin about two rival US TV Soap Queens who find themselves lost in the African jungle.

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Colin Jarman and Steve Grogan (Patriots) in Budweiser League officee
Colin - Chief Executive of the Budweiser American Football League - in his Drury Lane office - with former Patriots' QB Steve Grogan on a NFL coaching visit to London.



As part of his CEO duties, Colin hosted a LA Rams Party at Jacqueline's Nightclub in Wardour Street when the players were in London for a NFL game at Wembley. 



Video shot by Colin of GB Olympic Discus thrower turned NFL defensive lineman Lawrence Okoye at the NFL UK Combine Workout in London Docklands.



Six customised darts games designed & built by Colin.

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Wembley pulling Sideline Photographer duty during the Bears vs. 49ers NFL game in London. 
Aviva Stadium, Dublin covering the Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Navy NCAA College Football game.

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 for photos from these games and other sporting events Colin has covered. 



Colin set up Blue Eyed Books a publishing company with initial titles on James Bond, Fred Astaire and Doctor Who [watch Promo Video below] . 
Quotes Book  
- Promo Video


ESPN Classic France Blog Book Cover
"ESPN Classic France Blog Book" published for the TV Sports Channel by Blue Eyed Books


Second edition of "James Bond Licence To Quote - The Quotable 007" published by Blue Eyed Books.


Colin's 35th book (and counting) on the Funny Stuff Said about Olympic Games and Olympians

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Colin Jarman Poker Quotes book signing

Colin at the Fox Poker Club in London signing copies of his Quotable Poker Player book.

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Colin at The Who Shop in East London, signing copies of his Quotable Dr Who book.

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Definitive History of the Ryder Cup book by Colin M Jarman
The 700-page epic - for Contemporary books in the USA - covers the first 70 years of the Ryder Cup.
Click on the audio link below to listen to Colin's "Ryder Cup Rapsody - Who Dares Swings" ... with Vocals and Music by the legendary TIM BRICHENO.

Ryder Cup Rap Who Dares Swings.mp3



Europe United song roy of the rovers gary lineker colin m jarman
Colin wrote the lyrics for both sides of a Charity Football Song recorded by Gary Lineker and 'Roy Race' ahead of the 1992 Euro Championships.

Europe United - Lets Work Together.mp3



Excerpt from Colin's original comic strip story "Futureball" for Roy of the Rovers magazine.
Click here for more details about Colin's reimagining of this story as HexaBall



The Official Biography of Judge Dredd - The Mega-History 

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The Playing Years - Official Biography of the legendary comic strip footballer Roy Race of Melchester Rovers

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Colin M Jarman Sports Books
A selection of four sports-based books Colin has had published in the UK and USA.


The N.F.L.

Colin was the guest of Bill Granholm of the NFL at the NFC/AFC Pro Bowl in Hawaii.


Colin on the sidelines of the 1986 Rams v Cowboys Monday Night Game
Colin on the sidelines at a Monday Night Football game between the Los Angeles Rams & Dallas Cowboys.


Colin working out at LA Rams Park Anaheim.
Colin working out at the Los Angeles Rams' training facility in Anaheim, CA.


Colin Jarman NFL Players visit 1991
Colin (middle back row) on a NFL PLayers' PR visit to a Children's Foster Home in California with Joe Richardson (Slough Silverbacks & GB), Bob Brudzinski (Miami Dolphins), Dennis Harrah (LA Rams), David Hill (LA Rams), Phil Olsen  (LA Rams),  Irv Pankey (LA Rams), Eric Hipple (Detroit Lions), Nolan Cromwell (LA Rams), Jack Youngblood (LA Rams).


Colin M Jarman fishing with Robert Cox and Buford McGee LA Rams
Colin with Robert Cox and Buford McGee of the Los Angeles Rams at the Irv Pankey Celebrity Fishing Charity event at Irvine Lake, CA.


Playing & Coaching

KENT RAMS AFC winners of the inaugural Invicta Bowl. Colin #89 (centre) - Head Coach / Starting Tight End at Dartford Football Stadium, Watling Street.


GREENWICH RAMS AFC publicity photo shoot at Greenwich Town Hall ahead of the Rams v Milton Keynes Bucks game at The Valley - Charlton Athletic's home ground.  Colin (#56) pictured with the Mayor of Greenwich and Rams' Cheerleaders Jackie Martin & Frances Scally. 



Colin wrote and hosted a charity quiz night on behalf of the Darren Stevens Benefit Fund at the Spitfire Ground, Canterbury. The evening featured teams from Kent & Glamorgan, with KCCC head coach Jimmy Adams stepping in as guest question-master.
Here is a sample of questions from the Stevo Benefit Quiz night - all related to other famous Stevens / Stephens...

Q1. Born Michael Barratt in Cardiff in 1948, how is the UK's biggest-selling singles artist of the 1980s better known?
Q2. Katherine Heigl played Dr. Izzie Stevens in which US TV medical drama?
Q3. Which singer/songwriter converted to Islam in 1977 and adopted the Muslim name Yusuf Islam?
Q4. Toby Stephens played arch-villain Gustav Graves in which 2002 James Bond movie opposite Pierce Brosnan as 007?
Q5. Which former member of S Club 7 was declared FHM magazine's "Sexiest Woman of All-Time" in 2014?
Q6. Which Oscar-winning actor played the butler Stevens in the 1993 film adaptation of "Remains of the Day"?
Q7. Born John Stephens what is the stage name of the American singer / songwriter who topped the US Billboard Top 100 in 2014 with "All of Me"?
Q8. Nathan Stephens is a Welsh Paralympian athlete and a former world record holder in which throwing discipline?



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Colin with his two 'ESPYs' at the 2013 ESPN UK Awards.


Colin M Jarman ESPN UK ESPY Jarmageddon
Colin with another ESPN UK ESPY


Some more sporting silverware Colin has got his hands on over the years ...

Colin M Jarman aka Jarmageddon aka The Original Statman


A few gratuitous photos of Colin...
in various sporting settings with a selection of randomish sporting celebrities.

SIMPLY THE BEST: When Colin met Tino playing pool at Lashings Sports Bar in Maidstone.


THE GOOD, THE BAT AND THE UGLY  ... when Colin met Mark Ramprakash at the ESPN CricInfo Day at Lord's. 


Colin Jarman and Harry redknapp at The Wooden Spoon Awrds at Lord's with ESPN Staff
Colin with Harry Redknapp at The Wooden Spoon Sports Awards Charity Lunch at Lord's with ESPN colleagues.



Colin Jarman 1983 London Marathon
Colin (#8589) completes his first and only Marathon in London (official time rounded down to 3:29:00) along with brother Graeme (green cap).


Colin Jarman fishing Malawi Africa
Colin fishing the one-piece split-cane rod in Malawi, Africa with mother Sylvia and younger brother Roger.


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