Target #3: Sammie Coates, WR, Auburn University
Nov 1, 2014; Oxford, MS, USA; Auburn Tigers wide receiver Sammie Coates (18) scores a touchdown during the second quarter against the Ole Miss Rebels at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
2014 Stats: 30 rec, 717 yards, 4 TDs
I need only one word to describe Sammie Coates: ELECTRIC.
If you want the proof, just find the 2014 Iron Bowl, where Coates ripped the Crimson Tide’s secondary for 202 yards and two TDs. Coates is the definition of a vertical threat, but comes out of a somewhat gimmicky Auburn offense that often leaves Coates in single coverage.
That may not be the case in the NFL, but Coates is a freak of nature, standing 6 foot 2, 202 pounds, while running lower than a 4.4 40 yard dash.
And who knows? In Coates, the Seahawks may be getting the next Beast Mode:
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