| Trey Bates
6-5 · 295
Missouri City, Texas (Elkins)
Intelligent and hardworking fifth-year offensive lineman who served as a backup guard ... veteran lineman who played in 32 career games ... appeared in 10 games as a reserve guard and on special teams in 2004 ... played in six games as a reserve lineman and on special teams in 2003 ... played in six games at guard in 2002 ... saw action in 10 games at guard in 2001 ... served as a guard and center on the scout team while redshirting in 2000 ... a four-time first-team Academic All-Big 12 selection ... also named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll from 2000-2003 ... seven-time member of UT's Athletics Director's Academic Honor Roll.
Appeared in 10 games as a reserve guard and on special teams ... named first-team Academic All-Big 12 ... part of a line that cleared the way for Texas to rank second in the nation in rushing (299.2 ypg), seventh in total offense (464.4 ypg) and 12th in scoring (35.3 ppg) ... UT registered six 300-yard rushing games, the most since 1977 ... helped block for 673 yards of total offense (No. 3 on the UT all-time list), including 513 yards rushing (No. 7 on the UT all-time list), versus North Texas ... helped clear the way for 525 total yards against Rice, including 339 on the ground ... helped produce another 507 yards versus Baylor with 303 rushing yards ... helped UT rush for 351 yards and five TDs at Texas Tech, as part of 493 total yards.... helped UT rush for 264 yards, 444 collective yards, and five TDs in the Rose Bowl against Michigan.
Appeared in six games as a reserve guard and on special teams ... named first-team Academic All-Big 12 ... helped a UT offense that was the nation's sixth-ranked scoring offense (41.0 ppg) and eighth-ranked rushing offense (232.5 ypg), while recording four 300-yard rushing games in 2003 ... helped the offense post back-to-back 515-yard performances at Rice and versus Tulane ... helped the offense net 484 yards against No. 12 Nebraska and four rushing TDs.
Appeared in six games as a reserve guard ... a first-team Academic All-Big 12 selection ... helped UT's offense rank fifth in the Big 12 and 16th in the NCAA in scoring offense (33.8 ppg.) ... shared UT's Darrell K Royal Offensive Player of the Week honors after helping the offense pile up a season-high 569 total yards at North Carolina ... helped the offense post 477 total yards and 39:43 in time of possession against Houston and 450 yards against Baylor.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2001)
Played in 10 games ... helped UT score a Big 12-best 39.2 points per game (sixth NCAA) and tally 162.3 rushing, 250.3 passing and 412.6 total yards per contest ... earned first-team Academic All-Big 12 honors ... redshirted in 2000.
Coached by Andy Boland at Elkins High ... a three-year starter who played all five offensive line positions ... tabbed second-team all-state by The Associated Press ... named first-team All-District 20-5A at center as a senior ... earned 1999 first-team Academic 5A all-state accolades ... a three-year academic all-district selection ... a 1999 Touchdown Club of Houston Scholar-Athlete Award winner ... also a Wendy's High School Heisman Award nominee ... paved the way for Elkins to rack up 311 rushing yards en route to its victory over District Champion Clements High in 1999.
Born 12/28/81 in Houston, Texas ... full name is John Charles Bates III ... goes by Trey ... a corporate communications/pre-med major ... likes to fish and hunt in his spare time ... very active in UT's community service efforts ... regularly visited patients with his Longhorn teammates at the Austin Children's Hospital ... seven-time member of UT's Athletics Director's Academic Honor Roll ... was initiated into Mortar Board ... named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in from 2000-2003 ... a member of the Student Council and the National Honor Society in high school ... a prep honor roll student who graduated 10th in his senior class ... graduated with Texas Scholar honors ... received a perfect attendance scholarship as a junior and senior ... active in community service as a prepster ... a two-year delegate to the annual Teen Summit on Race Relations ... mother, Carolyn, is a 1977 graduate of UT and father, Jack, graduated from Texas A&M in '76.