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Oliver Bates
Oliver  Bates

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Tylertown, Miss.

High School:
Tylertown HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 282

Position:
OL

Experience:
1L

11/12/2014

Football Faces Roadrunners in Thursday Night Clash

Southern Miss and UTSA meet for the first time this week in a Thursday night contest.

10/25/2014

Southern Miss vs. LA Tech Postgame Notes

Southern Miss fell to LA Tech, 31-20

04/11/2013

Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll Announced

A total of 126 Golden Eagle student-athletes were recognized.

04/11/2013

Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll Announced

A total of 126 Golden Eagle student-athletes were recognized.

02/01/2012

Head Coach Ellis Johnson Signing Day Press Conference Transcript

Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll (2012)

2014 (Redshirt Sophomore): Played in seven games on the season, making a pair of starts … Earned first collegiate start against Rice … Helped the team rush for 1,149 yards, while passing for an additional 3,231 for a total offensive production of 4,380.

2013 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in all 12 games on the season … Helped the Golden Eagles’ offense to 3,786 yards of total offense, including 2,911 yards passing and 875 yards rushing … Made collegiate debut in the season-opener against Texas State.

2012 (Freshman): Named to the 2012-13 Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll … Did not compete during the season, taking a redshirt.

High School: Two-star offensive lineman by Scout.com … Played for coach Walter Denton at Tylertown High School … Helped lead the Chiefs to an 11-2 record and a No. 21 ranking in Mississippi by MaxPreps.com … All-Area selection by the McComb Enterprise-Journal … First-Team All-District 7-4A selection … Participated in the 61st Bernard Blackwell North/South All Star Classic … Also played baseball and was a member of the track & field team … Named All-Region and All-District in track & field, placing third in the State Championship in the discus … Helped THS to State Track & Field Championship in 2012.

Personal: Full name is Oliver Davion Bates … Son of Lisa and Oliver Bates … Has one brother, Tadrick Gathright, and two sisters, LaKiena Downs and Alessia Mathews … Born on April 16, 1994 in Tylertown, Miss. … Majoring in architecture engineering.

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