1999 Depth Chart: starting middle linebacker ... recorded 55 tackles as a true freshman in 1998 ... missed five games with a broken ankle that was suffered during the game against Miami ... recorded a team-high 11 tackles in his first career start against Akron ... had 10 tackles against Troy State ... had 10 tackles and a fumble recovery against South Carolina ... returned to action from the broken ankle in the regular season finale against Wofford when he posted eight tackles (all solo) ... Prior to Marshall ... lettered in football (4) and wrestling (3) ... named all-district, all-region and all-state ... named to the Daily Press All-Stars and the Denbigh Gazette All-Stars ... selected team captain sophomore, junior and senior years ... played in the East-West All-Star game in Virginia ... coached by A.C. Cauthorn ... Personal ... born October 30, 1979 ... son of William Yates and Myong Yates ... majoring in criminal justice with a minor in psychology.
Year Solo Asst. Tot. TFL Sack FR 1998 32 23 55 1 0 2