Antonio Ethan Gates, Jr. is an American football tight end for the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League. He has been selected onto the Pro Bowl nine times and is a five-time All-Pro. Born in Detroit, Michigan…led Detroit Central High to Class A state title as senior…first-team all-state football and basketball.
Honorable mention Associated Press All-America as senior at Kent State after averaging 20.6 points per game and 7.7 rebounds per game…first-team All-MAC and runner-up for MAC Player of Year…sixth in school history with 1,216 points…spent first college semester at Michigan State…transferred to Eastern Michigan in Spring ’99, averaging 10.2 ppg and 7.4 rpg…attended College of Sequoias in 2000-01 but did not play…general studies major.
Born: Jun 18, 1980 (age 35) · Detroit, MI
Height: 6′ 4″ (1.93 m)
Team: San Diego Chargers · Tight End · 85
Salary: $4.50 million USD (2014)
Spouse: Sasha Dindayal (m. 2011)
Position: Tight end