Bill Bates

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Birthday
6, 1961
Birthplace
Tennessee
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
6, 1961 (age 57)
Birthplace
Tennessee

About

Safety who played for the Dallas Cowboys from 1983 to 1997, and won three Super Bowls with the team while becoming a fan favorite.

Before Fame

He was a four-year starter at the University of Tennessee, but still went undrafted in the 1983 NFL Draft.

Trivia

He made the Pro Bowl and the All-Pro team in 1984.

Family Life

He raised five children with his wife Denise Bates.

Associated With

He played under Cowboys coach Tom Landry, who often praised his work habits in the study room.