10 Jake Coates
10 Jake Coates
Height: 5-10
Weight: 170
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Warren, Ohio
High School: Warren JFK
Position: WR
Major: Business Management

2018 (Sophomore): Played in all 11 games as a punt and kickoff returner...had 25 punt returns for 74 yards and seven kickoff returns for 106 yards...had a season-long punt return of 16 yards against Valaparaiso...had at least one punt return on nine occasions...had a high of four returns against Western Illinois, Valparaiso and South Dakota State...had 19 punt returns in conference play...had a season-long 26-yard kickoff return against Indiana State...earned his second letter.

2017 (Freshman): Played in all 11 games as a punt and kickoff returner...had 19 punt returns for 80 yards and seven kickoff returns for 142 yards...had a season-long 22-yard punt return against South Dakota State...had at least one punt return in 10 contests...had a high of four returns against Illinois State...had three returns for 17 yards against UNI and North Dakota State...returned three kickoffs for 45 yards vs. the Redbirds...had a season-long 28-yard return against Robert Morris...earned his first letter.

High School: As a senior, helped lead Warren JFK to the Ohio Division VII State Championship…JFK finished the season 14-1 and defeated Minster 24-6 in the title game…in the championship game had five tackles, including three solos and a pass breakup…also had four rushes for eight yards and returned two punts…missed most of the regular-season in 2016 with an injury before returning in the playoffs…had more than 700 yards receiving and 2,000 all-purpose yards during career…returned seven punts and a kickoff for a touchdown...as a junior was a Second-Team All-Ohio Division VII selection…was also a First-Team Division VII All-Northeast Inland District honoree and was the North Coast League MVP as a junior…passed for 608 yards and six touchdowns as a juinor...also rushed for 528 yards and scored seven touchdowns...as a sophomore was a Special Mention All-Ohio Division VII selection…coach was Jeff Bayuk…is also a standout in track and field…in 2015, won the Ohio Division II race in the 200m dash with a time of 21.71 seconds and was second in the 100-meter dash at 10.80 seconds...in 2017, advanced to the state finals in the 100m dash and the state semis in the 200m dash...served as the Student Government President...was a member of the honor roll.

Personal: Parents are Gina and Jim Coates...has two sisters and a brother...major is business...is the 2018-19 recipient of the Raymond J. Briya Family Scholarship.