PFN Player Profile: Getting to know Hempfield WR Micah Gates

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Billy Splain | May 8, 2023


Micah Gates
wide receiver
Class Of 2024
Jersey #5
HT/WT 6’0 165lbs
1st team wide receiver 546 yards
Twitter @micahgates208

Head coach George Eager says “Micah is coming off a breakout year at wide receiver and he is looking to continue his success on the field this year. He is an established playmaker that has earned the trust of his teammates and coaches with his production. Micah has the ability to excel at the collegiate level as well”.

Let’s get to know Micah

Why do you play football?

I’ve always had a love for the game since i was young

Who is your favorite sports star and WHY?

My favorite sport star would be MJ because of the mentality that he had

Do you have a favorite play you remember the most? Explain:

The game winning touchdown Against York high 19 seconds left post corner

What was last years season like for you?

It was a good season, gave me the experience of being on the next level

What are your goals for this coming season?

Make it to states and have over 1000 yards

Who is the best player you ever lined up against?

The best player I lined up against would be Saxson from Central York

What stadium, HS/college/pro would you love to visit for a game?


What is your favorite Pro team, any sport?


What game, yours, college or pro, was your favorite game you watched and why?

The maryland and ohio game because of the atmosphere of the stadium

What would you do to improve the recruiting process?

Have coaches reach out to the high school coaches and ask about any player they should check out

Describe what the perfect teammate is

A teammate that is good with communication and admits to his faults

Tell everyone why you think football is good for a community

It brings people together to watch a sport that improves everyone that’s playing

Name one thing that you’d love to do in football that may never happen?

Have a fan throw me a touchdown

Who is your mentor, the person you want to be like? WHY?

Oi would say my mentor is my mom because she works for everything she wants and doesn’t let anyone tell her she can’t do it

What is your favorite practice drill? What is your least favorite practice drill?

Favorite would be jumpballs & least would be W drill

Preseason Two a Days are: 


Is there anyone in your family, besides your parents, you could consider your biggest fan? Who, Why?

My cousins they push me to be the best that i can

When you aren’t playing, practicing or training for sports, what is your go to activity and why?

Read a book it calms you down and relaxes your mind

What is your favorite football memory to date?

First game

What is your favorite play to run?

Jet sweep

is a hot dog a sandwich?


What is your favorite vacation destination?


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