John Bates, a tight end, plays for the National Football League’s Washington Commanders. He is 117 kg and 1.98 m tall. His original high school was Nyssa, but he later transferred to Lebanon High School, where he participated in football. As a senior in 2014 and 2015, he was named to the team three times and garnered All-MWVC honors as a wide receiver, defensive back, and punter.
During his time at Boise State University, he participated in collegiate football for the Boise State Broncos football team. As a true freshman in 2016, he redshirted. He participated in all 14 games the following season as a redshirt freshman, made two starts, and had three receptions for 34 yards.
He played in 13 games as a redshirt sophomore in 2018, starting nine of them, and was included on the John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List. He had 10 receptions for 155 yards and a touchdown by season’s end. He played in five games as a redshirt senior in 2020, starting four of them, and tied his career high with five catches.
Bates signed his four-year rookie contract in May 2021 after being selected by the Washington Football Team with the 124th overall choice in the fourth round of the 2021 NFL Draft. He caught a pass from Kyle Allen in a game in December 2021 and scored his first NFL touchdown on it after fumbling the throw, which he later recovered in the end zone.
Does John Bates Have Any Kids?
John Bates is not yet a daddy as he has no children at the moment.