15 - Krys Cates
Krys Cates
Height: 6-2
Weight: 190
Year: So.
Hometown: Newport, Tenn.
High School: Cocke County
Position: WR
gp 12
yds 390
yds/g 32.5
td 3

The coaching staff learned quickly that it was tough keeping Krys out of the lineup...great work ethic combined with a high skill level helped him emerge as a dangerous receiver once he got the opportunity on the field...showed constant improvement throughout his first season on the squad, and continued that progress in spring drills...comes into fall camp as the projected starter at the "X" receiver spot...good size and knows how to find space in the secondary...tough to tackle once he makes the catch.

AT TECH (IN 2012): Saw action in 10 of the 11 games for the Golden Eagles as a true freshman...came up with four receptions for 47 yards...caught his first career touchdown on a nine-yard pass from Tre Lamb in the game at Murray State on Sept. 29.

IN HIGH SCHOOL: Krys was the Most Valuable Player and team captain for the Cocke County High School football squad where he lettered four years under head coach Greg Hacker...a versatile athlete, he has also lettered four years on the basketball team and three times in track, and was conference champion in both the long jump and the high jump...on the gridiron, he played eight different positions, and was a threat every time he touched the ball...as a quarterback, runningback, receiver and return specialist, he piled up 14 total touchdowns in 2011 including seven on punt and kick returns...in all, he gained 1,680 all-purpose yards as a senior, and was a first-team all-state selection...invited to participate in two all-star games, and played in the East-West All-Star contest.

PERSONAL: Born January 28, 1994...the son of Denae Cates...full name is Krys William Cates...majoring in general computer engineering.

Recent Games
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17
Oct 19 at Eastern Kentucky L, 24-10
Oct 26 Jacksonville State L, 34-14
Nov 2 at Eastern Illinois L, 56-21
Nov 9 at Southeast Missouri W, 41-16
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Receptions 28 20
Yards 390 223
Yards per game 32.5 27.9
Yards per catch 13.9 11.2
Touchdowns 3 3
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee State L, 41-21 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray State L, 35-24 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Kentucky L, 24-10 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville State L, 34-14 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Illinois L, 56-21 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Missouri W, 41-16 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee State L, 41-21 1 2 2.0 2 0 - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray State L, 35-24 - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Kentucky L, 24-10 - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville State L, 34-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Illinois L, 56-21 - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Missouri W, 41-16 - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 2 63 31.5 46 0 - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 2 20 10.0 12 0 - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 1 18 18.0 18 0 - -
Sep 21 Tennessee State L, 41-21 2 29 14.5 16 0 - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 3 66 22.0 34 0 - -
Oct 5 at Murray State L, 35-24 4 29 7.2 11 0 - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 1 5 5.0 5 0 - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Kentucky L, 24-10 4 48 12.0 18 1 - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville State L, 34-14 2 42 21.0 33 1 - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Illinois L, 56-21 3 32 10.7 15 1 - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Missouri W, 41-16 1 16 16.0 16 0 - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 3 22 7.3 13 0 - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - - - - 0
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - - - - 0
Sep 21 Tennessee State L, 41-21 - - - - - 0
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - 0
Oct 5 at Murray State L, 35-24 - - - - - 0
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - - - - 0
Oct 19 at Eastern Kentucky L, 24-10 - - - - - 0
Oct 26 Jacksonville State L, 34-14 - - - - - 0
Nov 2 at Eastern Illinois L, 56-21 - - - - - 0
Nov 9 at Southeast Missouri W, 41-16 - - - - - 0
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee State L, 41-21 - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray State L, 35-24 - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Kentucky L, 24-10 - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville State L, 34-14 - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Illinois L, 56-21 - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Missouri W, 41-16 - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee State L, 41-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray State L, 35-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Kentucky L, 24-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville State L, 34-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Illinois L, 56-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Missouri W, 41-16 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 1 - 63 - - 63
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 1 - 20 - - 20
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 1 - 18 - - 18
Sep 21 Tennessee State L, 41-21 1 2 29 - - 31
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 1 - 66 - - 66
Oct 5 at Murray State L, 35-24 1 - 29 - - 29
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 1 - 5 - - 5
Oct 19 at Eastern Kentucky L, 24-10 1 - 48 - - 48
Oct 26 Jacksonville State L, 34-14 1 - 42 - - 42
Nov 2 at Eastern Illinois L, 56-21 1 - 32 - - 32
Nov 9 at Southeast Missouri W, 41-16 1 - 16 - - 16
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 1 - 22 - - 22
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 0 - 0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 0 - 0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 0 - 0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee State L, 41-21 0 0 0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 0 - 0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray State L, 35-24 0 - 0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 0 - 0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Kentucky L, 24-10 6 - 1 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville State L, 34-14 6 - 1 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Illinois L, 56-21 6 - 1 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Missouri W, 41-16 0 - 0 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 0 - 0 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee State L, 41-21 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray State L, 35-24 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Kentucky L, 24-10 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville State L, 34-14 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Illinois L, 56-21 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Missouri W, 41-16 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
Total 12 - - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 - - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - - -
September 4 - - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 12 1 2 0.2 2.0 0 2 - -
Conference 8 1 2 0.2 2.0 0 2 - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 1 2 0.3 2.0 0 2 - -
Away 6 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 1 2 0.3 2.0 0 2 - -

August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 4 1 2 0.5 2.0 0 2 - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 12 28 2.3 390 32.5 13.9 3 46
Conference 8 20 2.5 223 27.9 11.2 3 33
Exhibition - - - - - - - -

Home 6 13 2.2 227 37.8 17.5 1 46
Away 6 15 2.5 163 27.2 10.9 2 18
Neutral - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 10 2.0 185 37.0 18.5 0 46
Losses 7 18 2.6 205 29.3 11.4 3 33

August 1 2 2.0 63 63.0 31.5 0 46
September 4 8 2.0 133 33.2 16.6 0 34
October 4 11 2.8 124 31.0 11.3 2 33
November 3 7 2.3 70 23.3 10.0 1 16
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 12 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0

Home 6 - - - - - - - 0
Away 6 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0

Wins 5 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 7 - - - - - - - 0

August 1 - - - - - - - 0
September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 3 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 12 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - - - -
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 12 2 390 - - 392 32.7
Conference 8 2 223 - - 225 28.1
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -

Home 6 2 227 - - 229 38.2
Away 6 - 163 - - 163 27.2
Neutral - - - - - 0 -

Wins 5 - 185 - - 185 37.0
Losses 7 2 205 - - 207 29.6

August 1 - 63 - - 63 63.0
September 4 2 133 - - 135 33.8
October 4 - 124 - - 124 31.0
November 3 - 70 - - 70 23.3
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 18 1.5 0 3 - - - - - - - -
Conference 18 2.2 0 3 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 1.0 0 1 - - - - - - - -
Away 12 2.0 - 2 - - - - - - - -
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 0 0.0 - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 18 2.6 0 3 - - - - - - - -

August 0 0.0 - 0 - - - - - - - -
September 0 0.0 0 0 - - - - - - - -
October 12 3.0 - 2 - - - - - - - -
November 6 2.0 - 1 - - - - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 12 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
September 4 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -