Duo recognized on AFCA All-America team Wednesday.
Bears have five on first team, two second-team picks.
Coleman, Drango make first team, while Billings is on second team.
Coleman, Drango make first team, while Billings is on second team.
Billings, Coleman, Drango give BU most first-team selections in country.
Bears selected in the 2016 NFL Draft.
Baylor travels to Stillwater to take on Oklahoma State.
2015 UNANIMOUS ALL-AMERICA
2014 ALL-AMERICA, HONORABLE MENTION (SI)
2016 NFL SCOUTING COMBINE
2015 CAMPBELL TYLER ROSE AWARD FINALIST
2015 MAXWELL AWARD SEMI-FINALIST
2015 WALTER CAMP AWARD SEMI-FINALIST
2014 CAMPBELL TYLER ROSE AWARD SEMI-FINALIST
2015 ALL-BIG 12, UNANIMOUS FIRST TEAM
2014 ALL-BIG 12, CONSENSUS FIRST TEAM
Two-time All-American and 2015 Biletnikoff Award winner as top receiver in college football… 2016 NFL Scouting Combine participant… Elite, tough athlete, among most prolific receivers in Baylor history, school record-holder in career (33) and single-season (20) TD receptions… 2015 unanimous All-American, eighth in school history… Key component to leading Baylor to most successful four-year span in school history: including two conference championships (2013 & 2014 Big 12 titles), two bowl victories and 40 wins (22-3 home mark) in four seasons – in three seasons of play following redshirt year led BU to incredible 32-7 record… First player in school history to record two 1,000-yard receiving seasons… Finalist for 2015 Campbell Tyler Rose Award… Two-time All-Big 12 honoree… Totaled 3,009 yards and 33 TDs on 173 career receptions, also 651 yards (26.0 average) and TD on 25 kick returns in three-year career (also rushed for 164 yards and TD)… Played 35 career games and made 28 starts… Among five school records also: first in career receiving yards/game (85.97), first in career kick return average (26.04), most single-game TD receptions (four)… Career ranks on Baylor receiving charts: fourth in yards (3,009) fifth in receptions (173), and sixth in yards/reception (17.39)… Ranked seventh in Big 12 Conference history with 33 career receiving TDs… Other career ranks on school lists: tied for sixth in scoring (210 points), seventh in all-purpose yards (3,833) and tied for ninth in TDs responsible for (35)… 12 100-yard receiving games ranks tied for third in school history… Joined Kendall Wright, Terrance Williams and Tevin Reese on BU’s 3,000-yard receivers club… Named “College Football’s Most Freakish Athlete” and “College Football’s Most Explosive Player” by NFL.com... Timed at 4.38 in 40-yard dash… Vertical jump of 45.1, measured at 11 feet, 3 inches in broad jump... Three-cone drill timed at 6.62.
2015 (Junior): Named unanimous All-America and earned Biletnikoff Award as nation’s top receiver… Also finalist for Campbell Tyler Rose Award and semi-finalist for Maxwell and Walter Camp Awards…Starting receiver in 12 of 13 games, missed bowl game due to injury… Eighth unanimous All-American in school history, also unanimous first-team All-Big 12 honoree… Led nation with 20 receiving TDs (in 12 games), which tied for ninth on NCAA’s single-season list and set new Baylor school record… Totaled 1,363 yards (18.4 average) and 20 TDs on 74 receptions, added 111 yards on 22 rushes (lined up as tailback, also received snaps)… Ranked third nationally with 113.6 receiving yards per game, also third on BU’s single-season chart… Also ranked top 10 nationally and led Big 12 in receiving yards (1,363, No. 9 in NCAA, also ranked third on BU single-season list) and points per game (10.0, No. 10 in NCAA)… Led NCAA with 20 catches of 30-plus yards and 11 of 40-plus… Reception total (74) ranked fifth on school’s single-season list (6.2 per-game average ranked fourth in Big 12), and yards per reception (18.42) ranked 10th (fifth in Big 12 Conference in 2015)… Totaled 1,519 all-purpose yards, fifth on BU single-season list and average of 126.6 per-game ranked fifth in Big 12 in 2015… 120 points scored ranked fourth on BU single-season chart, 20 TDs responsible for ranked 10th… Named “College Football’s Most Freakish Athlete” and “College Football’s Most Explosive Player” by NFL.com… Started season with amazing eight-game totals of 58 receptions for 1,178 yards (147.3 per-game average) and 20 TDs, was mentioned in Heisman Trophy discussions, before being slowed by injured hernia… Totaled 16 catches for 185 yards and zero scores over final four games and missed Russell Athletic Bowl… Put together nine-game TD catch (dating to 2014) and seven-game multiple TD catch streaks… Had five receptions for 178 yards and TD in season-opening win over SMU… Earned Big 12 Co-Offensive Player of Week following six-catch, 182-yard and four-TD effort in win over Lamar in second game… Four TDs set new Baylor single-game record, also named Campbell Tyler Rose National Player of Week… Totaled 100 yards and three TDs on six receptions, added 28 yards on three rushes and nine-yard punt return in win over Rice in third game… Scored three TDs and had seven catches for 110 yards in win over Texas Tech in fourth game… Totaled 10 receiving TDs over three-game span (Lamar-Rice-Tech)… Seven catches, two TDs and 108 yards in win at Kansas in fifth game… Monster totals of 10 receptions for 199 yards (sixth-highest total in BU history) and three TDs in win over West Virginia in sixth game… Broke Baylor-record streak of seven straight 100-yard games with six-catch, 85-yard, two-TD output (three rushes for 17 yards) in win over Iowa State in seventh game… Had season-highs of 12 catches and 216 yards, added two TDs (including season-long 81-yarder from freshman Jarrett Stidham), in win at K-State in eighth game… 216 receiving yards marked fourth-highest single-game total in BU history… Made seven receptions for 49 yards and rushed three times for season-high 34 yards vs. Texas in 12th game.
2014 (Sophomore): Played in final 10 games, and started six, in sophomore season for Big 12 champions… Earned All-American honorable mention (Sports Illustrated) and consensus All-Big 12 honors (named first team by AP, ESPN, Phil Steele, 247Sports, San Antonio Express-News and Waco Tribune-Herald; second team by league coaches and Athlon)… Semi-finalist for 2014 Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award… Named “Best Receiver” in Texas and first-team All-Texas by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football… Totaled 1,119 yards and 11 TDs on 64 receptions, rushed 11 times for 53 yards and TD, also returned five kickoffs for 26.4-yard average on season… Ranked seventh nationally (second in Big 12) with 111.9 receiving yards/game, 12th nationally (first in Big 12) with 11 receiving TDs and 19th nationally (third in Big 12) with 1,119 receiving yards… Also ranked among conference’s top 10 in receptions/game (third, 6.4), TDs scored (fourth, 7.2), all-purpose yards (fourth, 130.4), yards-per-reception (seventh, 17.48) and scoring (10th, 7.2)… Finished among top 10 on following school’s single-season charts: third in yards/game (111.9), tied for fourth in receiving TDs (11), fifth in receiving yards (1,119), eighth in receptions (64) and ninth in all-purpose yards (1,304)… Ranked third in NCAA in receptions of 40 yards or longer (10) and fourth in 30 yards or longer (13)… Sat out season’s first three game recovering from hamstring injury… Returned to action in win over Iowa State in team’s fourth game, led team with 12 catches (third-highest single-game total in school history) for 154 yards and TD… Made first start in team’s fifth game, took only reception for 30-yard TD… Put together huge 253-yard all-purpose performance in epic 61-58 comeback win over No. 9 TCU in sixth game, had 144 yards and season-high two TDs on eight receptions, also had 22 yards on three rushes and season-high three kickoff returns for 87 yards… 25-yard TD reception with 4:42 left in fourth quarter tied TCU game and set up eventual game-winning field goal in what many referred to as college football’s “game of the year”… Had seven-yard TD reception (and memorable block to spring teammate Antwan Goodley for TD) in seventh game at West Virginia… Totaled 167 yards and season-high-tying two TDs on three receptions (55.7 yards/catch), added 21-yard kickoff return (191 all-purpose yards) in win over Kansas in eighth game… Had monster game in win at No. 16 Oklahoma in ninth game, totaled career-high 224 yards and TD on career-high 15 receptions, added seven yards and career-first TD rushing (231 all-purpose yards)… 224 receiving yards was second-highest total in school history… Named Big 12 Offensive and Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award player of week honors, and earned ESPN College Football Final helmet sticker from Lou Holtz for performance in OU win… Had 75 yards and 54-yard TD receiving plus 24 yards rushing in win over Oklahoma State in 10th game… Caught 28-yard TD among six receptions in win vs. Texas Tech in 11th game… Eight-game streak with TD receptions ended in team’s 12th game, finished with four receptions for 41 yards in win over No. 9 Kansas State that clinched share of Big 12 championship and berth in New Year’s Six bowl… Had seven receptions for 150 yards and TD in Cotton Bowl vs. No. 7 Michigan State.
2013 (Redshirt Freshman): Started 10 of 13 games played at receiver as redshirt freshman, also team’s leading kickoff returner… Earned first career letter… Totaled 35 receptions (fourth-most on squad) for 527 yards and two TDs, and 483 yards on 17 kickoff returns (28.4 average) with one touchdown… 28.41 average ranked third on school’s single-season kickoff return list… Made all 17 kick returns over final eight games… Made first career start in first collegiate game in season-opening win over Wofford, scored first career TD on career-long 70-yard reception (finished with two catches for 73 yards)… Made multiple receptions in each of first four games… Had memorable block in win over Kansas State to free teammate Tevin Reese… Returned first career kickoff for 97-yard TD in final minute of win over Iowa State in sixth game, also had three receptions for 18 yards… The 97-yard kickoff return ranked as seventh-longest in school history… Had 49-yard TD reception (two total catches for 66 yards) and returned two kickoffs for 36 yards, in win over Kansas in seventh game… Made no receptions, but had 51-yard and 29-yard kick returns, in win over No. 12 Oklahoma in eighth game… Had three catches for 45 yards and 27-yard kickoff return in win vs. Texas Tech in ninth game… Totaled 112 all-purpose yards vs. No. 11 Oklahoma State in 10th game, made five catches for 54 yards and 58 return yards on three kickoffs… Had 78 yards on five receptions in historic win over No. 23 Texas that clinched Big 12 championship and school’s first BCS Bowl berth… Made season-high seven receptions for 88 yards and season highs of six kick returns for 148 yards in Fiesta Bowl vs. UCF... 236 all-purpose yards vs. UCF ranked eighth on BU’s single-game list.
2012 (True Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated on practice squad, redshirted to retain eligibility... Dressed for all 13 games, but did not see any game action.
High School: National top 250 recruit from Pearce High School in Richardson, Texas, excelled as rusher, receiver and returner… Played under head coach Randy Robertson at PHS… Totaled 3,864 all-purpose yards and 61 touchdowns in final three prep seasons… Rated 118th overall national prospect by 247Sports.com and 232nd on Rivals250… National position rankings among receivers: No. 11 by 247Sports.com, No. 17 by ESPN.com, No. 23 by Scout.com, No. 38 by Rivals.com… Rankings among recruits in state of Texas: No. 15 by 247Sports.com, No. 15 on Austin American-Statesman’s Texas Fabulous 55, No. 20 on Rivals.com’s Lone Star Recruiting Top 100, No. 25 by ESPN.com, No. 33 on SuperPrep’s Texas 121… Also listed on Texas top 100 listings by Waco Tribune-Herald (top 30), Houston Chronicle Texas Top 100, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Fab-44 Top 100… Rated state’s fourth-best athlete by Lone Star Recruiting… Listed No. 6 wide receiver in state in 2011 Postseason Dave Campbell’s Texas Football… Ranked 26th best recruit on Scout.com’s Midlands Top 150... Listed No. 9 on Dallas Morning News’ SportsDay Dallas Area Top 100, second among receivers… Selected to play for 2012 U.S. Under-19 National Football Team in February International Bowl (formerly Team USA vs. The World)… Named first-team 2011 All-Area by DMN SportsDay (as WR/RB/QB)… Earned 2011 first-team Class 4A All-State and District 10-4A MVP honors as wide receiver… Totaled 69 receptions for 932 yards and 11 TDs, 567 yards and 15 TDs on 84 rushes and threw for 106 yards on 5-of-6 passing as senior in 2011… Had 69 receptions for 1,003 yards and 11 TDs as well as 97 carries for 426 yards and 13 TDs as junior in 2010… Also made two interceptions at cornerback en route to 2010 All-District 10-4A honors… Totaled 707 yards and 10 TDs on 91 rushes as well as 19 receptions for 229 yards and one TD as sophomore in 2009… Earned second-team All-District 10-4A honors as sophomore... Participated on track team, finished eighth at 2012 Texas UIL 3A state meet in high jump with 6-4 mark as senior.
Personal: Son of Melvin Coleman and Cassandra Jones… Full name is Corey Defians Coleman… Born July 6, 1994, in Dallas, Texas… Majoring in health, kinesiology and leisure studies.