28 Roman Bates

Roman Bates Ohio State
Nationality
usa United States
Position
FB, TB
Birthday
3/2/1964
Hometown
Memphis, TN
High School
Hamilton
Height
6'0"
Weight
207
Current Team
Ohio State
Seasons
1985, 1986

Major: Recreation Education (1985-86)

Weight: 207 (1986), 212 (1985)

1986 Media Guide: Has played in 26 games over a three-year period, including six starts … has divided his time between tailback and fullback … his most productive year came in 1983, when he averaged 5.5 yards on 53 carries … combines speed and power with the ability to break away for long gains.

1985 Media Guide: May see action at both tailback and fullback this season, depending upon the availability of other backs … a breakaway runner because of his speed and deceptive running style … bench presses 365 pounds and lifts 665 … can run inside or on sweeps.

1984: Played in nine games and started six … averaged 4.3 yards per carry on 35 tries … played fullback.

High School: An all-Tennessee tailback at Hamilton High in Memphis … ran for 1,616 yards as a senior and 3,511 career yards … scored 39 career rushing touchdowns at Hamilton High … a scholastic All-American.

Personal: Hobbies are swimming and tennis … admires Tony Dorsett.

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