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Bates Sets Decision Date

Bates Sets Decision Date

Defensive end Jalen Bates of Kaplan, Louisiana has racked up the travel miles this summer visiting locales as close to home as LSU and as far away as Michigan. Bates holds offers from several programs, but a trio of programs appear to be driving the process towards a September decision date.

Jalen Bates profile "Recruiting has been going great, but I am still expecting things to pick up," said Bates. "There are still a lot of schools talking about offering me later on." Those schools looking to throw their hats into the ring may need to do so soon. "I am closing things out pretty soon," said Bates. "I plan on making my decision on September 19th at the pep rally for homecoming... Recommended Stories

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