Bill Bates

William Frederick Bates
Born: June 6, 1961
Knoxville, TN USA
Position: DB
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 204
College: Tennessee
High School: Farragut (TN)
Career: 1983-1997

Bill Bates played from 1983 to 1997 during his career with the Dallas Cowboys. Bates intercepted 14 passes for 122 yards in his career.

Dallas Cowboys
Dallas Cowboys

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Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1989NFL Dallas Cowboys100.00
1990NFL Dallas Cowboys144.00

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1985NFL Dallas Cowboys221526.921 0
Totals221526.921 0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1983NFL Dallas Cowboys12929.029 0
1984NFL Dallas Cowboys133.00
1985NFL Dallas Cowboys4153.80
1987NFL Dallas Cowboys3289.328 0
1988NFL Dallas Cowboys100.00
1989NFL Dallas Cowboys11818.018 0
1990NFL Dallas Cowboys144.00
1993NFL Dallas Cowboys22512.522 0
Totals141228.729 0


Year Team No. Yds Avg.
1983NFL Dallas Cowboys4.00.0
1984NFL Dallas Cowboys5.00.0
1985NFL Dallas Cowboys1.00.0
1986NFL Dallas Cowboys2.50.0
1987NFL Dallas Cowboys3.00.0
1988NFL Dallas Cowboys0.50.0
1994NFL Dallas Cowboys1.00.0
1997NFL Dallas Cowboys1.00.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Solo Ast Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1983NFL Dallas Cowboys84840012000
1984NFL Dallas Cowboys52520001000
1985NFL Dallas Cowboys515100
1986NFL Dallas Cowboys87870
1987NFL Dallas Cowboys818100
1988NFL Dallas Cowboys1241240001000
1989NFL Dallas Cowboys343400
1990NFL Dallas Cowboys515100
1991NFL Dallas Cowboys3333002001
1992NFL Dallas Cowboys11110
1993NFL Dallas Cowboys28280001000
1994NFL Dallas Cowboys8.581
1995NFL Dallas Cowboys13.5115
1996NFL Dallas Cowboys762
1997NFL Dallas Cowboys6.561

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1983NFLDallas Cowboys161
1984NFLDallas Cowboys122
1985NFLDallas Cowboys162
1986NFLDallas Cowboys1515
1987NFLDallas Cowboys1211
1988NFLDallas Cowboys1616
1989NFLDallas Cowboys160
1990NFLDallas Cowboys160
1991NFLDallas Cowboys160
1992NFLDallas Cowboys50
1993NFLDallas Cowboys160
1994NFLDallas Cowboys150
1995NFLDallas Cowboys160
1996NFLDallas Cowboys140
1997NFLDallas Cowboys160


1984 - Pro Football Weekly All-Conference (1st Team)