The Houston Texans claimed WR Sammie Coates off waivers on Monday, so let's get familiar with the team's newest wideout.
Below are five things to know about Coates.
- He grew up in Leroy, AL.
- He played college football at Auburn University and earned second-team All-SEC honors as a junior in 2014. He also set an Iron Bowl record with 206 receiving yards (on just five catches) that year against Alabama.
- He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the third round (87th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.
- He spent two seasons with the Steelers and one with the Browns.
- He recently got a tattoo of him and his baby boy bumping fists, which you can see here.
The Houston Texans roster in photos. (Updated 3/2/2021)