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Into the Yates of Heck


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via media.scout.com



Pope High School quarterback, "T.J." Yates avoids a Lassiter defender.

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via media.scout.com

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via media.scout.com

 

My Trojan uniform hasn't been worn in over a decade, so I won't pretend to remember the guy. But with a squirt of nostalgia, here are two local articles for those seeking a little more info on the one they call "T.J."

Yates leads Pope hall of fame inductees

Ex-Pope QB Yates to Face Falcons

 

Also, here are the stats from "T.J.'s" only NFL appearance against Jacksonville, which doesn't tell you much:

Career Stats 
Season Team Passing Rushing Fumbles
G GS Comp Att Pct Yds Avg TD Int Sck SckY Rate Att Yds Avg TD FUM Lost
2011 Houston Texans 1 0 8 15 53.3 70 4.7 0 0 0 0 66.0 4 -3 -0.8 0 1 0
TOTAL 8 15 53.3 70 4.7 0 0 0 0 66.0 4 -3 -0.8 0 1 0

 

And here is a personal picture from this poster's "All-County" high school days:

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via www.watchthis.co.uk

I played the worst game of my life against Pope in '98. I hope for 5 sacks and 2 picks.

<em>This FanPost was written by one of The Falcoholic's talented readers. It does not necessarily reflect the views of The Falcoholic.</em>

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