Notable Alumni: Bill Bates

Bill Bates furthered his football career beyond the University of Tennessee when he joined the Dallas Cowboys as a free agent. As a professional player, he was selected as All-Pro (1984), and also played in the Pro-Bowl game (1984). He was a member of the 1992, 1993, and 1995 Super Bowl Champions teams and he was named the winner of the Bob Lilly award four years in a row, from 1990-1994.

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