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 some dance moves:
Not every analyst at the Senior Bowl is on the Coates bandwagon, but a majority of them are:
— Greg Auman (@gregauman) January 22, 2015
Sammie Coates is at different level than the DBs from size, speed, strength aspect. Tripped himself on one slant route but won consistently
— Alex Brown (@OS_AlexBrown) January 22, 2015
Sammie Coates and Clive Walford simply unstoppable. Nobody has slowed either all week
— NFL Draft Geek (@NFLDraftGeek) January 22, 2015
Winners from day 3 south at #SeniorBowl: Sammie Coates, D’Joun Smith, Kevin White, Arie Kouandjio, Stephone Anthony and Owamagbe Odighizuwa
— Eric Galko (@OptimumScouting) January 22, 2015
The 6-foot-1, 213-pound Coates led Auburn in receiving yards (741) this season while tying for second-place on the roster with four touchdowns. He’s expected to be selected in the first two rounds of the 2015 NFL Draft.