Football player Ryan Bates is well-known for representing the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. He is of American descent. He works as a guard in football. He wears jersey number 71 for the Bills. He was born on February 14, 1997, in Warminster Township, Pennsylvania, and raised there. His parents are Theresa Strocen-Bates and Norman Bates.
He participated in football at Archbishop Wood Catholic High School, a private Roman Catholic high school in the Philadelphia Archdiocese, when he was in high school. He attended Pennsylvania State University after high school and played NCAA football for the Penn State Nittany Lions.
He was not selected in the 2019 NFL Draft. In May of that year, the Philadelphia Eagles football team signed him as an undrafted free agent. In August 2019, the Eagles traded him to the Buffalo Bills. Ryan made his professional debut in week 16 of the 2021 football season.
He received a restricted free agent tender from the Buffalo Bills in March 2022. Bates signed a contract with the Chicago Bears in March 2022, but the Buffalo Bills retaliated. He and the Bills reached a $17 million, four-year agreement on April 4, 2022.
Where did Ryan Bates go to college?
Ryan Bates attended Pennsylvania State University where he played college football.