AT GEORGIA STATE: Talented running back in the 2018 freshman class whose rookie season was cut short by injury.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-star (by 247 Sports) prospect from Rickards High School ... Earned all-county and all-state honors ... Rushed for 184 yards and four touchdowns vs. North Marion ... Then vs. Leon, in just 14 carries in just over a half of action, he rushed for 314 yards and three touchdowns, scoring on runs of 82, 80 and 27 yards ... Finished with 900 yards for the season ... As a junior had over 1,300 yards, 200 plus in receiving and had 19 touchdowns ... Also reached 1,000 yards rushing as a sophomore.
PERSONAL: Full name is Destin Athwan Coates .. Son of Stephanie Carter and Kenny Coates ... Born Feb. 5, 1999.