Leonardo Bates

OL

#72
    • 11/28/1989
    • 3
    • 6.5
    • 310
  • Louisiana-Lafayette
  • Marrero, LA

Began his professional career with the New Orleans VooDoo in 2014...Acquired by the Storm on April 6, 2017.

Highlights: GP/GS – 13/10…4/8 at CLE: Saw action on the OL...4/15 vs. PHI: Saw action on the OL...4/22 vs. CLE: Saw action on the OL...5/7 at BAL: Started at TE...Caught a pass for 10 yards and a touchdown...5/13 at WAS: Started at TE...5/20 vs. WAS: Started at TE...Caught a pass for one yard...6/3 vs. BAL: Started at TE...6/10 vs. WAS: Started at TE...6/17 at PHI: Started at TE...7/1 vs. WAS: Started at TE...7/8 at CLE: Started at TE...Caught two passes for 32 yards and a touchdown...7/15 at BAL: Started at TE...7/22 vs. CLE: Started at TE...8/5 at PHI: Inactive.

2016 Portland Steel Highlights:  GP/GS – 0/0... 4/1 vs. ARI:  Not on roster...4/9 at ORL:  Not on roster...4/17 at PHI: Inactive...4/30 at ARI:  Inactive...5/9 at LAK:  Inactive...5/16 at CLE:  Inactive...5/21 at JAX:  Inactive...5/28 at LAK:  Inactive...6/3 vs. TAM:  Inactive...6/11 at ARI:  Inactive...6/18 vs. CLE:  Inactive...6/27 vs. PHI:  Inactive...7/9 vs. ORL:  Inactive...7/14: Placed on Inactive Reserve...7/16 vs. JAX:  Inactive Reserve...7/22:  Activated from Inactive Reserve...7/23 at TAM:  Inactive...8/1 vs. LAK:  Inactive...8/4: Placed on Inactive Reserve...PLAYOFFS:  GP/GS – 1/0...8/6 at ARI:  Inactive Reserve.

2015 New Orleans VooDoo Highlights:  GP/GS – 12/12…3/28 vs. JAX: Started on the offensive line...4/4 vs. CLE: Started on the offensive line...4/11 vs. ORL:  Inactive...4/17 at TAM: Started on the offensive line...4/26 vs. PHI: Started on the offensive line...5/2 vs. SPO: Started on the offensive line...5/9 vs. ARI: Started on the offensive line...5/15 at CLE: Started on the offensive line...5/23 vs. JAX: Started on the offensive line...5/30 at TAM: Started on the offensive line...6/6 at PHI: Started on the offensive line...6/12 vs. CLE: Started on the offensive line...6/27 at ORL: Started on the offensive line...7/10 at SJS: Started on the offensive line...7/18 vs. TAM: Inactive...7/25 at LVO: Team did not play...8/2 at PHI: Inactive...8/8 at JAX: Inactive.

2014 New Orleans VooDoo:  GP/GS – 12/113/14 at TAM: Started on the offensive line...3/29 vs. CLE: Started on the offensive line...4/3 vs. ORL: Inactive...4/11 at PIT: Started on the offensive line...4/18 vs. SAT: Started on the offensive line...4/26 at ORL: Started on the offensive line...5/10 at PHI: Started on the offensive line...5/17 at SAT: Started on the offensive line...5/24 vs. IOW: Started on the offensive line...5/30 vs. TAM: Inactive...6/7 at PIT: Started in the offensive line...6/14 at CLE: Started on the offensive line...6/21 vs. JAX: Started on the offensive line...6/26 at POR: Saw action on the offensive line... 7/7 vs. PIT: Started on the offensive line...7/14 at JAX:  Inactive...7/19 vs. ORL: Inactive...7/26 vs. SAT: Inactive.

Played collegiately at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette... Named first team All-Sun Belt for his performance during the 2011 season...2012 (Senior):  Appeared in 13 games on the offensive line...2011 (Junior):  Started in all 13 games for the Ragin’ Cajuns...Named Second team All-Sun Belt...2010 (Sophomore):  Appeared in 12 games...2009 (Freshman):  Played in seven games...2008: Redshirted this season.

Born November 28, 1989...Prepped at L.W. Higgins (Marrero, LA).