Michael Scates

#92 Michael Scates

HT. 6-5
WT. 312
YR. Fr.
HOMETOWN Knoxville, Tenn.

2017 Season

Played in all 11 games, making 10 starts for the Blue and Gold … Scates’ blocking duties helped the Bucs post a pair of two-touchdown rushing games – wins over Mercer and VMI … Helped block for Austin Herink to break the single-game passing record of 434 yards at Furman on Sept. 30.

2016 Season

Played in all 11 games, making one start … Made first collegiate start at The Citadel (Oct. 29) … Primarily used on special teams.

2015 Season

Played in 10 games for the Bucs … Made collegiate debut against Kennesaw State (Sept. 3) … Did not play against Maryville (Sept. 10).

Prior to ETSU

Played four years at Fulton High School, where his team won back-to-back state championships in 2012 and 2013 … was an all-district, all-KIL, and all-state selection … competed in both the Tennessee/Kentucky All-Star Game and the Tennessee East/West All-Star Game.


Born Oct. 25, 1995 … son of Cecil and Joanne Scates … majoring in criminal justice … played for high school coach Rob Black.