Damonte Coxie

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Damonte Coxie
No. 86     Toronto Argonauts
2022, 86, Damonte Coxie.jpg
Coxie with the Argonauts in 2022
Born: (1996-11-28) November 28, 1996 (age 26)
Reserve, Louisiana
Career information
StatusActive
CFL statusAmerican
Position(s)Wide receiver
Height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight200 lb (91 kg)
CollegeMemphis
High schoolEast St. John High
Tara High
Career history
As player
2022–presentToronto Argonauts
Career highlights and awards
Career stats

Damonte Coxie (born November 28, 1997) is a professional gridiron football wide receiver for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL).

University career[edit]

After using a redshirt season in 2016, Coxie played college football for the Memphis Tigers from 2017 to 2020.[1] He played in 43 games where he had 185 receptions for 2,948 yards and 20 touchdowns.[2]

Bold indicates career high
Reciving
Season Games Rec Yds Avg TD
Memphis Tigers
2017 11 21 323 15.4 3
2018 14 72 1,174 16.3 7
2019 14 76 1,276 16.8 9
2020 2 16 175 10.9 1
Career 41 185 2948 15.9 20

Professional career[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2021 NFL Draft, Coxie had a tryout with the Green Bay Packers, but was not signed.[3]

Following a year in which he did not play football, Coxie was signed by the Toronto Argonauts on January 24, 2022.[4] He spent training camp with the team in 2022 and was added to the team's practice roster prior to the start of the regular season.[5] After the team's receiving corps was beset by injuries, Coxie made his professional debut on July 31, 2022, against the Ottawa Redblacks.[2] He made his first career reception in his second game, on August 20, 2022, against the Calgary Stampeders.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Coxie was born to parents Monte Weathers and Donald Coxie.[1] His father, Donald, was killed in a car accident was Coxie was seven years old.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Damonte Coxie". Memphis Tigers. Retrieved September 24, 2022.
  2. ^ a b c "Damonte Coxie". Toronto Argonauts. Retrieved September 24, 2022.
  3. ^ "NFL Free Agent HUB Report: Damonte Coxie". Sports Illustrated. October 18, 2021.
  4. ^ "Argos extend Matt Boateng and add WR Damonte Coxie". Toronto Argonauts. January 24, 2022.
  5. ^ "Transactions – Football player trades and signings". Canadian Football League. Retrieved September 24, 2022.
  6. ^ "One decision won't define former Memphis receiver Damonte Coxie after one turbulent year". The Commercial Appeal. August 14, 2021.

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