Auburn coach Gus Malzahn: WR Duke Williams likely out this week

Wednesday November 12th, 2014

Auburn coach Gus Malzahn said Tuesday that receiver D'haquille "Duke" Williams is "probably unlikely" to play this week, according to the Associated Press.

Williams injured his right knee in Auburn's 41-38 loss to Texas A&M on Saturday and missed most of the game. Malzahn didn't fully rule Williams out Tuesday but said the receiver is "week to week right now," according to the AP.

A first-year junior college transfer from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Williams leads the Tigers with 38 receptions for 609 yards and five touchdowns this season.

Melvin Ray and C.J. Uzomah, who have a combined 12 receptions this season, filled in for Williams against the Aggies.

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The loss to Texas A&M dropped Auburn to 7-2 overall this season and 4-2 in the SEC. Auburn also went from No. 3 in the College Football Playoff Rankings to No. 9. 

The Tigers play at Georgia on Saturday, who will have Todd Gurley back after the star running back completed his four-game suspension for accepting money to sign memorabilia.

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