|Height: 6.00||Born: Antioch, TN|
|Weight: 198||College: Hampton|
|Birthdate: 1986-06-26||Years: 2 CGY / 2 CFL|
Calgary signed Coker as a free agent on May 26, 2011. In 2010, he attended a tryout camp with the National Football League’s Cincinnati Bengals.
After spending the first 12 weeks of the season on Calgary’s practice roster, Coker made his CFL debut on Sept. 25 in the Touchdown Atlantic contest against Hamilton in Moncton, N.B. He wasted no time making an impact, taking his first carry as a Stamp 75 yards for a touchdown. He saw action in five regular-season games and carried the ball 24 times for 234 yards, an average of 9.8 yards per rush. He also had five catches for 31 yards and 10 kickoff returns for 182 yards. Six of his kickoff returns, covering 123 yards, came in his CFL debut including a season-best 33-yarder. His most active game as a rusher came against Saskatchewan on Oct. 1 as he carried the ball 11 times for 66 yards. He had four catches in an Oct. 14 contest against Toronto. Coker was also in uniform for the West semifinal and had five carries for 22 yards.
Coker played two seasons at the University of Tennessee before transferring to Hampton University and playing two seasons for the Pirates. As a senior at Hampton in 2009, he led the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference with 93.4 rushing yards per game. He ran for 1,027 yards on 197 carries, an average of 5.2 yards per rush, and scored six touchdowns. He added 13 catches for 202 yards and returned 17 kickoffs for 308 yards and one touchdown and was named first-team all-MEAC. In 2008, Coker led the Pirates with 713 rushing yards on 144 carries. He added 20 catches for 265 yards and scored three offensive touchdowns, one rushing and two receiving. In 2006 at Tennessee, he led the Volunteers with 717 rushing yards and five touchdowns and was named to the All-Southeastern Conference’s Freshman team. In two seasons with the Vols, Coker rushed for 886 yards and six touchdowns, recorded 300 receiving yards and three scores and averaged 24.7 yards on 30 kickoff returns.
Coker was a finalist for Tennessee’s Mr. Football title in 2003 after earning all-state honours at Antioch High School. Despite being limited to five games because of injury, he ran for 893 yards and 11 touchdowns. Coker was also a state champion on track, winning the 200m event as a sophomore and the 100m title as a junior.
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|Fri 14/06/13||BC||Calgary||Fri 7:00 pm MDT|
|Thu 20/06/13||Calgary||Saskatchewan||Thu 8:00 pm MDT|
|Fri 28/06/13||BC||Calgary||Fri 8:00 pm MDT|
|Fri 05/07/13||Calgary||Saskatchewan||Fri 7:00 pm MDT|
|Fri 12/07/13||Calgary||Montreal||Fri 5:30 pm MDT|