He has no interest in reliving the past, peculiar only because Sammie Coates went out of his way to make it memorable. Coates walked into the media room inside Auburn’s football complex last fall, stepped in front of the cameras and fired away. His news conference is impossible to forget. A redshirt freshman publicly ripping seniors for lack of leadership became one of the indelible moments in the Tigers 3-9 season, their worst in 60 years.
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