2011 (Junior): Honorable Mention All-SLC ... Played in and started all 11 games ... Finished with 55 total tackles, including 34 solo stops, and 4.5 tackles for losses ... Also broke up six passes, forced a fumble, and recovered a fumble which he returned 22 yards (vs. McMurry) ... Recorded 11 tackles versus Northern Iowa, including six solo-tackles, and one for a loss ... Picked off a pass and returned it 49 yards for a touchdown against Texas State ... Had a 10-tackle performance against Southeastern Louisiana, including 1.5 for losses ... Also broke up two passes against the Lions.
2010 (Sophomore): First-team All-SLC selection ... Played in and started all 12 games ... Finished fourth on the team with 77 total tackles, including 49 solo stops ...Also recorded five tackles for losses, broke up 10 passes, picked off two passes and forced two fumbles ... Had a season-high 13 tackles in the playoff game against Villanova ... Was also credited with a TFL versus the Wildcats ... Had 10 tackles, including one for a loss, and an interception which he returned 19 yards at McNeese State ... Also picked off a pass against Lamar ... Had six tackles and four pass breakups at Texas A&M ... Recorded an eight-tackle performance, including 2.5 for losses against Texas State.
2009 (Freshman): A 2009 honorable mention All-Southland Conference selection ... Played in all 13 games, earning 12 starts at corner back ... Finished seventh on the team with 59 tackles, including 34 solo tackles ... Was also credited with two tackles for losses and two interceptions ... Also broke up six passes ... Recorded a season-high 14 tackles and picked off a pass which he returned 33 yards in the FCS opening-round playoff win over Eastern Washington ... His other interception came in the win over Northwestern State helping SFA lock up a share of the conference title ... Recorded seven tackles, including 1.5 for losses, against McNeese State ... Posted five tackles against Central Arkansas, Sam Houston State, Nicholls and Northwestern State.
High School: A two-year starter for coach Mike Owens ... A two-time all-district selection ... Garnered All-Smoaky.com recognition ... Also received TSWA all-state honors and All-East Texas recognition ... Recorded 90 tackles, including seven for losses, during his high school career ... Was also credited with 15 pass deflections and returned a punt for a touchdown ... Helped guide his high school to a district title.
Personal: Son of Calvin Scates and Lynn Aubrey ... Born April 9, 1991, in Terrell, Texas ... Brother, Jordan, is also a member Lumberjack football team ... Has not yet decided on a major course of study.