Antonio Gates

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.

Latest in Antonio Gates

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

Homecoming: Josh Cribbs' Campus Tour of Kent State

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...

By: Zac Clark

Antonio Gates' Power-Charged Workout

It's Monday afternoon in the middle of the NFL season. Antonio Gates is fresh off another All-Pro performance: seven catches, 100-plus receiving y...

By: Zac Clark

Antonio Gates: A Recruiting Story Like No Other

It's an unwritten rule that there are no guarantees in recruiting. But one thing is certain: your experience will not be like that of Antonio Gates. ...

By: Zac Clark

Antonio Gates' Unscripted Journey, Video Part 3

When Antonio Gates accepted a football scholarship to play for Coach Nick Saban and the Michigan State Spartans, his plan was to leverage it to reach ...

By: Zac Clark

Latest Videos in Antonio Gates

Antonio Gates Workout

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.

The Unscripted Journey of Antonio Gates

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.

Antonio Gates: Dual-Sport Star Divided

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.

Antonio Gates Freestanding Single-Arm Row

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.

Safe Squat With Antonio Gates

San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates performs a Safe Bar Squat, a staple of his in-season training, explains strength coach Jeff Hurd.