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Alabama High School Football Players


 
 Sammie Coates
 All-State Team
 Year   Class   Position   Team   Source 
2009 2A WR 1st  ASWA
2010 2A WR 1st  ASWA

 Awards
 Year   Award   Position   Class  Source 
 2010  2A Back of the Year WR Sr.  ASWA
 2010  AL-MS Game WR Sr.  
 2010  Super 12 WR Sr.  ASWA
 2010  All Southern WR Sr.  Orlando Sentinel
  
   
  Born: 
  High School: Leroy
  Position: Wide Receiver
  Height/Weight: 6'4" / 190
  Senior Season: 2010
  College: Auburn
 
 


 High School Bio:

            Coates caught 57 passes as a senior for 1,170 yards and 14 touchdowns. He 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. He caught 50 passes for 788 yards and 10 touchdowns during his junior campaign. As a sophomore he caught 18 passes for 477 yards (39.8 ypc) and four touchdowns while intercepting three passes on defense.





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Morris Higginbotham coached three different teams to divisional state championships in the 1950s. He won titles at Walnut Grove in 1952, West Blocton in 1955 and Enterprise in 1960.