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Destin

Coates

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#17

Running Back
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 198
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Tallahassee, Fla.
High School: Rickards

Bio

CAREER STATISTICS

AT GEORGIA STATE: Talented running back in the 2018 freshman class whose rookie season was cut short by injury.

2018: True freshman who started two games at running back before suffering a season-ending foot injury in vs. Troy (Game 6) ... The team’s third-leading rusher at the time of his injury with 137 yards on 32 carries (4.3 yards per carry) ... Gained 68 yards on 12 carries at Memphis ... Rushed for 43 yards on just six carries at NC State, including an 8-yard touchdown ... Caught a 50-yard pass down to the 10-yard line to set up a touchdown vs. Western Michigan. Added a 20-yard reception vs. ULM.

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.

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