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2006-2007 Men's Basketball Roster


Desmond Yates

Class: r-FR
Position: F
Height: 6-7
Weight: 220 pounds
Previous School: Fayette-Ware HS
Hometown: Somerville, Tenn.

SCOUTING REPORT: One of Middle Tennessee's prized prep recruits in the 2005 signing class. Athletic player with great leaping ability. Runs the floor well. Can be used in any number of roles for the Blue Raiders. Can score from the perimeter or the lane. Good rebounder and passer. Could be strong candidate for Sun Belt Freshman of the Year honors as he should battle for significant minutes in his rookie season. Has all the tools to be a solid small forward and four-year contributor to the Blue Raiders.

FAYETTE-WARE HIGH SCHOOL
Four-time All-Region selection (2003-06). Four-time All-Region selection (2003-06). Averaged double figures all four seasons and was among the top rebounders in the west Tennessee region during his prep career. Four-year letterwinner. Named Most Athletic.

PERSONAL
Born: April 1, 1986 ... Parent: Tammy Yates ... Major: Mass Communications. Prefers to be called by his nickname, "Boogie."



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