kelly bates

Former Lion Bates a self-confessed Grey Cup romantic

September 12, 2020 | Matt Baker
There is just something special about the Grey Cup. For Kelly Bates, it has always been near and dear to his heart. A self-confessed Grey Cup romantic, if you will. 

Bates looking to help lead Lions’ turnaround

January 11, 2020 | Matt Baker
Kelly Bates is looking to turn around the fortunes of a BC Lions offensive line that finished with the most sacks allowed during the 2019 season.

Morris: Lions paying attention to detail to improve O-line

September 11, 2019 | Jim Morris
New offensive line coach Kelly Bates is hoping attention to detail and subtle changes will help the BC Lions offensive line in the second half of the season. CFL.ca’s Jim Morris writes.