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    Bruce Bates
    Bruce Bates

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Garland, Texas

    High School:
    Garland HS

    Height / Weight:
    5-9 / 200

    Position:
    LB

    Birthdate:
    02/12/1979

    Experience:
    2L

    Saw time as a linebacker and on special teams...

    2000 (Junior): Recorded nine tackles in nine games last season... also credited with one fumble forced, one fumble recovery and one blocked kick....

    1999 (Sophomore): Had outstanding year as special teams player recording 11 tackles... recovered one fumble, forced another and blocked a kick....

    1998(Freshman): Spent season on demonstration units....

    High School: Attended North Garland High School where he was a two-time All-District selection... also an All-City selection as a senior... two-time Team Defensive Player of the Year.... set school record with seven fumble recoveries in a season.... led team in tackles as both a junior and a senior...

    Personal: Born 2/12/79 in McComb, Mississippi.... Dean?s List student.... Criminal Justice major... Spring 2001 Testing: 430 squat, 225# bench reps- 24 (tied 2nd on team), 10.84 figure 8, 31? vertical leap.... son of Bruce and Gwen Bates of Garland.

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