AUBURN FOOTBALL: Tigers WRs should provide plenty of options in 2014

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Posted: Sunday, July 20, 2014 7:00 pm

While a lot of attention has surrounded senior quarterback Nick Marshall this offseason, from upgrading his completion percentage to his recent marijuana citation, much of the improvement in Auburn’s passing game will be determined by several relative unknowns.

Outside of a few big plays, Auburn’s receivers were mostly overlooked commodities last season, with sophomore speedster Sammie Coates the lone standout after leading the team with 42 catches for 902 receiving yards and seven touchdowns.

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