Originally Posted by 802dave
One of my favorites of all time! The Bill Bates #40 jersey is the only jersey I ever bought.
One of the original special teams kamikazis! I remember one time on Monday night football, Bates went down on the kickoff and blew the guy up and then stood over him and was yelling something inaudible. John Madden: wow, Bates just turned into an animal! LOL!
You had the ability to really time your hits/tackles and drive through guys with lots of power. Was there something you did in your training that gave you that edge or was it something you feel was instinctive?