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Bates enjoying the recruiting ride

The recruiting process can often be overwhelming, and that can be especially true when you have a long list of scholarship offers. Standout linebacker Dillon Bates holds 21 offers, but is welcoming the chaotic recruiting process.

Dillon Bates was making plans to support his older brother, Hunter, during his final college game with Northwestern, as he plays in their hometown of Jacksonville. Now, the game has higher stakes. With the Gator Bowl fast approaching, Northwestern's opponent, Mississippi State, extended a scholarship offer to Bates. Now, the standout linebacker may have two teams to visit. However, Mississippi...

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