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Sammie Coates
Sammie Coates

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Leroy, Ala.

High School:
Leroy

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 201

Position:
WR

Major:
Public Administration

2014 | Preseason all-SEC first team (SEC media, Phil Steele, Birmingham News. Sporting News, Lindy's); second team (Athlon, CFB Matrix) ... Maxwell Award, Biletnikoff Award watch lists ... was named the top "freak" in college football by Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports ... Allstate AFCA Good Works team nominee

2013 | Big-play threat ... third in nation in yards per catch (21.5) and averaged 54.1 yards per touchdown catch ... started 12 games ... had 14 receptions of 30+ yards ... three catches gained 44 yards vs. Washington State ... 68-yard TD catch from Nick Marshall vs. Arkansas State was a career long, and the first 60+ yard pass play for Auburn since 2010 ... three catches for 55 yards vs. Mississippi State ... 139 yards on four catches at LSU, with long gains of 42 and 52 yards ... two catches vs. Ole Miss ... 104 yards on five catches at Texas A&M, including a 43-yard touchdown ... gained 113 yards on just three catches vs. Florida Atlantic, with TDs of 67 and 36 yards from Jeremy Johnson ... 88-yard TD reception from Marshall at Arkansas was third longest pass play in AU history; had 102 yards receiving vs. Arkansas, his third consecutive 100-yard game ... had two of AU's three receptions in Tennessee win ... four catches in Georgia win ... 39-yard fourth-quarter TD to tie the game with 0:32 remaining was one of two catches in win over Alabama ... 94 yards receiving, 38-yard TD catch in SEC championship game vs. Missouri ... four receptions gained 61 yards in the BCS title game

2012 | Part of the wide receiver rotation as a redshirt freshman ... saw first collegiate action vs. Clemson ... first career TD was a leaping grab of a 33-yard Hail Mary from Frazier in the endzone on last play of first half vs. ULM ... 16-yard reception in traffic versus Arkansas ... 42-yard reception from Moseley at Ole Miss ... 13-yard catch vs. New Mexico State ... 9-yard TD grab against Alabama A&M

2011 | Did not play after suffering preseason injury

High School | Rated as the No. 24 wide receiver in the nation, the No. 6 recruit in Alabama and the No. 172 player overall nationally by 247Sports ... ranked No. 57 nationally among wide receivers and the No. 10 player in the state of Alabama by Scout.com ... named the nation's No. 71 wide receiver and the No. 21 player from the state of Alabama by Rivals.com ... listed as the nation's No. 73 wide receiver by ESPN.com/Scouts Inc. ... listed as the No. 26 recruit from Alabama by SuperPrep ... named to the All-Southeast Region team by PrepStar ... No. 7 on the Birmingham News' list of the Alabama Super Seniors ... ranked eighth on the Mobile Press-Register's Elite 18 and No. 102 in the Press-Register's Super Southeast 120 ... named to the Orlando Sentinel's All-Southern Team as a first-team selection from Alabama ... selected to play in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game following his senior season ... Super 12 team and the 2010 Class 2A Back of the Year by the Alabama Sports Writers Association ... caught 57 passes as a senior for 1,170 yards and 14 touchdowns ... led his team to the 2010 Alabama Class 2A state championship, earning MVP honors after hauling in five catches for 60 yards and two touchdowns, rushing six times for 27 yards and a score, punting twice for 63 yards and returning a punt for 5 yards ... caught 50 passes for 788 yards and 10 touchdowns during his junior campaign ... as a sophomore, caught 18 passes for 477 yards (39.8 ypc) and four touchdowns while intercepting three passes on defense

Personal | Birthday is March 31 ... son of Sharon Coates ... Major: Public Administration

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