Wes Pate
Wes  Pate


Arp, Texas

High School:
Arp High School

Last College:
Louisiana Tech

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 225




Preseason All-Southland Football League First Team quarterback that was hampered by a knee injury last season, limiting his mobility... still earned Second Team All-Southland Football League honors for the second straight season....currently fifth on career passing yardage list, will move past Tod Weder into fourth with just over 300 yards passing this season... also fourth on career TD pass list with 30 in just 19 games...

2000 (Junior): Played and started 8 games last season... suffered sprained knee late in season opener, causing him to miss the next two games... also missed the Northwestern State game due to injury... completed 50% of his passes for just under 1600 yards...threw 13 touchdown passes against 11 interceptions ...

1999 (Sophomore): Started all 11 games for the ?Jacks...threw for 1,840 yards and 17 touchdowns in his frist year at SFA...the 17 TD passes in a season was the sixth best ever by an SFA quarterback, and also ranks him ninth on the all-time TD pass list... had two games where he threw for more than 300 yards, first QB since Mike Quinn in 1996 to surpass the 300-yard mark... had career high 345-yard passing day in win over Sam Houston... also rushed for 423 yards and 3 TDs on the season...

1998 (Freshman): Played at Louisiana Tech behind Tim Rattay... was 12 of 26 with 1 interception for 149 yards and 2 TDs... had a long of 49 yards...also saw action on several special teams....

1997( Redshirt): Spent redshirt season at Louisiana Tech....

High School: Helped lead Arp High School to state quarterfinals as a senior... threw for 5,700 yards and 48 TDs in his career... had 2,400 yards and 31 TD passes as a senior, and added 10 rushing TDs....was All-East Texas and District MVP...two-time All-State in football... also earned three straight All-District honors in baseball....

Personal: Born 3/24/79 in Longview, TX.... Kinesiology/Biology major.... Spring 2001 Testing: 525 squat, 225# bench reps - 21, 11.24 figure 8, 30? vertical leap....son of Michael Pate and Angela Sherlock.


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