The Albany Empire Sign DB/WR Vonte Bates for the 2023 Season
ALBANY, NY - The Albany Empire announced today that the team has signed Defensive Back/Wide Receiver Vonte Bates for the 2023 National Arena League season. Bates most recently played collegiately at Bethel University in McKenzie, Tennessee from 2020-2022. During Bate’s career at Bethel he appeared in 30 total games recording 239 total tackles 111 of which were solo tackles. Bates also produced 6 forced fumbles and 5 interceptions during his time.
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About The Albany Empire
The Albany Empire was founded in 2018 and have won titles in the Arena Football League (AFL) in 2019 as well as the National Arena League (NAL) in 2021 and 2022. The Empire play their home games at the MVP Arena located at 51 South Pearl Street, Albany, NY. For more information about the Empire please email firstname.lastname@example.org. For ticket sales and information please call (518)714-2200 Ext. 101 or Email email@example.com or visit albanyempirenal.com, facebook.com/AlbanyEmpireNAL, twitter.com/AlbanyEmpireNAL, instagram.com/albanyempirenal
About The National Arena League
The National Arena League was founded in 2016 and hosted its inaugural season in 2017 as the premier league in arena football. For more information regarding expansion opportunities or partnerships, contact Commissioner Chris Siegfried at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the NAL visit www.nationalarenaleague.com, facebook.com/nationalarenaleauge, twitter.com/NALfootball, Instagram.com/nationalarenaleague.
About The MVP Arena
MVP Arena is a full-service entertainment and sports facility featuring a wide variety of family shows, sporting events, trade shows and concerts. Owned by Albany County and managed by ASM Global, MVP Arena opened in 1990 and is home to the Albany Empire of the National Arena League, the Albany FireWolves of the National Lacrosse League, and the Division I Men’s College Basketball Siena Saints. For more information, please visit https://www.mvparena.com/