Antonio Gates Articles

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...

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...

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...

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. ...

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 ...

Antonio Gates: Dual-Sport Star Divided

"Basketball was something that molded me and created the person I was. That's how I became Antonio Gates." In high school, he walked the right path w...

Antonio Gates: Forging His Own Path

His path to the NFL was as unique as his skill set, and it defines who Antonio Gates is today. The story begins in a city of hard knocks—Detroit—...

Exercise of the Week: Power Shrug

What separates athletes from bodybuilders? One key difference: the incorporation of multi-joint, functional exercises into athletes' training routin...

Activate Your Core and Build Balanced Upper-Body Strength With Antonio Gates

The complement to San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates' pure athleticism is a disciplined—and sophisticated—approach to training. "It's...

Antonio Gates' Strength Training Plan

  The NFL's most highly skilled tight end did not have an impressive college career on the gridiron. In fact, he had no college career on the grid...

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