September 26, 2013

Bates humbled by Under Armour invitation

Thursday's presentation of an official Under Armour All-American game jersey to Dillon Bates was special on several fronts for the Ponte Vedra, Fla., linebacker.

Of course, playing in one of the nation's most prestigious all-star games was a big part of making the day special, it was something he had wanted since he started playing high school football.

It was also special that the 6-fo0t-3, 220-pound sideline-to-sideline backer because he was able to receive the honor in front of friends and family.

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