D’haquille “Duke” Williams was a breakout star at wide receiver for Auburn last year. Williams caught 45 passes for 730 yards—good for an impressive 16.2 yards per catch—and five touchdowns for the Tigers last season. With Sammie Coates off to the NFL, Williams figures to be Auburn’s top target in 2015, and he’s made some serious gains in the weight room, based on his...
Auburn’s Sammie Coates was the second most-famous wide receiver in the state of Alabama this season behind ‘Bama’s Amari Cooper, a projected top-10 draft pick. But if the Senior Bowl practices down in Mobile, Ala., are any indication, Coates has a very bright NFL future of his own.
Coates has been racking up highlight-worthy plays all afternoon today, and even showing off...
For the past two seasons, Nick Marshall has been throwing passes to Sammie Coates. But Tuesday, for the first time, Marshall had to defend against passes being thrown to Coates. Get ready to do a double-take, Auburn fans.
Marshall, who played quarterback for the Tigers the past two years, is changing positions ahead of the NFL Draft, moving over to cornerback. Tuesday, at Senior...
AUBURN, Ala. -- Auburn wide receiver Sammie Coates is skipping his senior season to enter the NFL draft.
Coates announced the decision on Monday, saying ''It's time for me to take another step in my life and take that chance.'' He is projected as an early round pick.
Coates finished the regular season with a huge game. He had five catches for 206 yards and two touchdowns in a loss...
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December 15, 2014
Auburn star wide receiver Sammie Coates will play his last game as a Tiger in the Outback Bowl against Wisconsin, according to a report by 247Sports’ Justin Hokanson. Coates graduated early on Saturday, and will declare for the 2015 NFL Draft following the bowl game.
BREAKING: Auburn’s Sammie Coates will declare for the NFL Draft http://t.co/ud9c1czM3C @Auburn247
Sammie Coates destroyed Alabama in the first half of the Iron Bowl.
No, seriously, Coates did anything he wanted against the Crimson Tide.
Coates had four catches for 153 yards and two TDs in the first 20 minutes as the Tigers took a 26-21 lead into halftime.
Auburn felt so confident against the Alabama DBs that Gus Malzahn was dialing up trick plays and Nick Marshall wildly flung...
Auburn is going to be looking to make another run at the national title this season, and if they are going to do so they are going to need guys like wide receiver Sammie Coates to take it up another notch. So to improve off his stats last season (42 receptions, 902 yards, and 7 TDs) he has kept himself busy going beast mode in the gym.Especially on some pull-ups!@aufballupdatesIn...
Sammie Coates and Duke Williams reeled in acrobatic touchdown grabs at Auburn's A-Day spring game.
(Eds: Updates with new lead, quotes, details. With AP Photos.) By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer Sammie Coates went to work on himself during the offseason.
The star receiver for No. 2 Auburn had a self-improvement checklist that included being more focused and team-oriented and getting better at going across the middle. And that was just the football stuff.
''Off the field I made...
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January 01, 2014
Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall fooled TV cameras on his 38-yard play-action touchdown pass to Sammie Coates in the SEC Championship Game.