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      Dillon Bates
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Ponte Verda Beach, Fla.

High School:
Ponte Vedra

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 222

Position:
LB

Experience:
HS

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2014 - FRESHMAN
  • 2014 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 3/0
  • Backup WILL linebacker as a true freshman, played in all three games, making six tackles
  • Two stops vs. Arkansas State (9/6) in game his dad Bill was honored as VFL Legend of the Game
  • Made three tackles vs. Utah State (8/31) in college debut

HIGH SCHOOL
  • Four-year letterman at Ponte Vedra High School in Florida for coach Mike Lloyd
  • 247 Sports: 4-star (No. 97 national prospect, No. 7 outside linebacker, No. 15 prospect in Fla.)
  • ESPN: 4-star (No. 104 national prospect, No. 4 outside linebacker, No. 16 prospect in Fla.)
  • Rivals: 4-star (No. 67 national prospect, No. 3 outside linebacker, No. 10 prospect in Fla.)
  • Scout: 4-star (No. 18 outside linebacker)
  • Selected to play in 2013 Under Armour All-America High School Football Game
  • Associated Press Class 5A All-State Team as a senior
  • Named a Florida Times-Union Super 24, the top recruits of 2013
  • All-First Coast Team in 2013
  • 2013 Florida Times-Union Super 11 selection
  • Recorded 81 total tackles and 55 solo tackles in his senior campaign
  • Credited with more than 300 tackles and 180 solo tackles in his high school career

PERSONAL
  • Full Name: Dillon Timothy Bates
  • Born: July 5, 1995
  • Son of Denise and Bill Bates
  • Father, Bill, was a standout safety for UT and played in the NFL for the Dallas Cowboys for 15 seasons from 1983-97 winning three Super Bowl titles
CAREER HIGHS
  • Tackles - 3 vs. Utah State, 8/31/14
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