Bates lands two more offers

February 12, 2013 

LB Dillon Bates of Ponte Vedra, FLhas added Texas and UCLA to his offer sheet while gaining interest from Southern Cal. The increased attention has him reevaluating his future.

"I kind of had an idea (who my favorites were) but now that these new schools are offering and showing some interest, I want to see how it plays out," said Bates. "South Carolina is still definitely involved."

Bates continues to speak with Steve Spurrier, Jr. and would like to visit USC soon. "If I can't make it up there for a junior day, I'll probably go during the spring," he said.

He has visited Tennessee and Miami for junior days and heads to Florida this weekend. Bates' other offers include USC, Vanderbilt, Northwestern, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Georgia Tech, Virginia, Florida International, Florida Atlantic, Maryland, UMass,Colgate , Florida, West Virginia, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Tennessee, Miami and North Carolina.

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