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Bates Trying to Reel In State Title

Bates Trying to Reel In State Title

The Philadelphia offensive tackle is focused on making a splash in the PIAA AAA playoffs. Penn State is high on his list, but the recruiting process has been put on hold while he finishes his junior season.

The postseason is in full swing throughout the high school football world. It's a time when prospects vie for league, district and state crowns. It is also when recruiting usually takes a back seat. Ryan Bates is no different from the large lot of players whose definition of a late-November road trip is when the bus rolls out for another Friday or Saturday tilt. A 6-foot-5, 280-pound Class of... Recommended Stories

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