Blake Headed To St. Louis

Emory Blake wrapped up his college career as one of the top receivers in Auburn history and now he'll have a chance to earn a roster spot with the St. Louis Rams.

Auburn, Ala.--Auburn Emory Blake will join Auburn teammates Philip Lutzenkirchen and Daren Bates in St. Louis after receiving a free agent deal with the Rams on Monday.

Blake, a four-year contributor for the Tigers, led the team in receiving the past two seasons.

Worth Noting: Blake finished his Auburn career fifth on the all-time receptions list with 128 and fifth in receiving yards with 2,022. He was also fifth in touchdown receptions with 16 and he tied for third in most 100-yard receiving games with eight. As a sophomore he caught a touchdown pass from Cam Newton in the BCS National Championship Game. His father, Jeff, played quarterback in the NFL.

2012: A bright spot on an offense that struggled, he led the Tigers in catches with 50, in receiving yards with 789 and TD receptions with three.

Emory Blake makes a catch vs. Clemson as a senior.

2011: He started eight games as a junior and led the Tigers in receptions with 36 and yards with 612. Blake was second in touchdown receptions with five.

2010: He played in all 14 games during Auburn's unbeaten, national championship season and started six times. He caught 33 passes for 554 yards and a team-leading eight touchdown receptions. He made five catches for 63 yards and a TD in the SEC Championship Game.

2009: Blake played in 11 games as a true freshman with one start. He caught nine passes for 66 yards and was a standout performer on special teams.

High School: He played quarterback, running back and receiver for Stephen F. Austin High in Austin, Tex. He chose Auburn over Texas Tech, Colorado and others.


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