Bates, Michael

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Jersey: #81
College: Arizona
NFL Draft: 1992, 6th Round, 150th Pick
Years with Seahawks: 2 (1993-1994)

NFL Career as Player:
1993–1994 Seattle Seahawks
1995 Cleveland Browns
1996–2000 Carolina Panthers
2001 Washington Redskins
2002 Carolina Panthers
2003 Dallas Cowboys
2003 New York Jets

Bates was drafted by the Seahawks in 1992, but he participated in the Barcelona Olympics that summer as a sprinter (winning a bronze medal), and joined the active roster for the 1993 season. He played in 16 games in 1993 and 15 in 1994, scoring on a touchdown reception in 1994.