One of the best tight ends in NFL history, Antonio Gates actually played college basketball for Kent State before becoming the prototype for today's pass-catching TE. It's a story like none other, and you can learn more about it from STACK videos and articles, plus discover training tips, football drills and exercises from the big man himself.
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The Indianapolis Colts Just Signed a Gigantic, Ultra-Athletic College Basketball Player to Be Their New Tight End
The Indianapolis Colts are hoping they just signed the next Antonio Gates. The team reportedly reached an agreement Mo Alie-Cox, 6-foot-6, 262-poun...
By: Brandon Hall
Posted on a door in the football offices at Kent State University, a glossy photo print catches the eye of Josh Cribbs, the multipurpose threat for th...
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All-Pro tight end Antonio Gates' work week starts in the weight room with an intense workout, designed to help his body recover and be in peak condition for the following week's game.
An improbable Elite Eight run in the NCAA Basketball Championships opened the gates to NFL stardom for San Diego Chargers All-Pro tight end Antonio Gates.
Basketball was his one true love, but no matter how successful Antonio Gates was on the hardwood, his football potential is what captured the attention of big-time college programs.
All-Pro tight end Antonio Gates takes his training to the next level by performing a Freestanding Single-Arm Dumbbell Row, an advanced variation of the basic exercise, explains San Diego Chargers strength coach Jeff Hurd.
San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates performs a Safe Bar Squat, a staple of his in-season training, explains strength coach Jeff Hurd.