Antonio Gates didn't play football in college. He went to Kent State, but didn't play football. Gates did play high school football though.
No, Antonio Gates only played High School Football before the NFL.
Yes. I dont know all of them, but Antonio Gates in San Diego played college basketball.
NFL player Antonio Gates played for Kent State.
Antonio Gates plays Tight End.
Antonio Gates was a well known high school basketball and football star at Detroit Central High. In college, he did not play football, sticking with basketball in college. He transferred several times, finally ending up at Kent State, leading them to the elite eight in 2002. He was then signed as an undrafted free agent in the NFL by the San Diego Chargers in 2003.
Gates did not play college football. He was a basketball player, a power forward, at Eastern Michigan and Kent State. After NBA scouts told him that, at 6' 4'', he was too small to play forward in the NBA he worked out for NFL scouts and was signed by the Chargers.
Antonio Gates plays for the San Diego Chargers.
Yes. Any athlete can walk on in Junior College, NCAA and NFL to try out. If they are selected based on ability to perform the assigned roles they will suit up. An example of a football player (NFL example) with very little football experience (was a brusing basketball player in college) is Antonio Gates for San Diego.
Most NFL teams will have open tryouts. Including players who were not drafted, players from semi-pro teams, free agents and players from other sports. Notable NFL players who never played college football are Antonio Gates (San Diego Tight End who played Basketball in college) and Carlton Hasselrig (Pittsburgh Linebacker who Wrestled in college).
Antonio played basketball at Kent State University in Ohio.
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