The four-star cornerback from Buena Park, Calif., has proven to be one of the top cover corners in the area, showing great footwork in open space and the ability to stay with receivers down field.
UCLA assistant Demetrice Martin has prioritized Gates early on, and the 5-foot-11, 170-pound prospect has felt the attention. Still, he intends to stay patient through the recruiting process and announce a decision after his senior season next winter. Oregon, Notre Dame, Ohio State and Cincinnati are set to draw visits in the coming months as Gates weighs all of his options.
Check out the video interview below to hear what Gates thinks of the Bruins and his recruitment.