Professional tight end John Bates plays for the National Football League’s Washington Commanders. He is 1.98 m tall and 117 kg in weight. Prior to moving on to Lebanon High School, where he played football, he was a student at Nyssa High School. He was three times recognized as all-league as a senior, and in 2014 and 2015, he was chosen All-Mid Willamette Valley Conference at wide receiver, defensive back, and punter.
He was a collegiate football player for the Boise State Broncos while he was a student at Boise State University. In 2016, he redshirted his true freshman year, then in 2017, as a redshirt freshman, he played in all 14 games, starting two of them, and had three receptions for 34 yards.
He was listed on the John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List in 2018 as a redshirt sophomore and made nine starts in 13 games. In the final game of the season, he recorded 10 receptions for 155 yards and a touchdown. He tied his career high with five catches as a redshirt senior in 2020, playing in five games and starting four of them.
Bates was chosen by the Washington Football Team with the 124th overall choice in the fourth round of the 2021 NFL Draft, and in May of that year, he signed a four-year rookie deal. He scored his first NFL touchdown in a game in December 2021 on a throw from Kyle Allen that he initially fumbled but later recovered in the end zone.
Where Is John Bates From?
John Bates is from Nyssa, Oregon in the United States of America.