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Bateman Stands to Gain Much After Hiatus

Bateman Stands to Gain Much After Hiatus

The disappointment that Kemonte Bateman felt when he didn't academically qualify in the summer was enormous. The lessons he learned and the growth he experienced as a result of that unpleasant event, were just as significant. The talented wide receiver talked to Devils Digest about his road to qualifying and his expectations playing for the Sun Devils in 2009.

He didn't fax a Letter of Intent on Wednesday because he has done so already in February. Yet Kemonte Bateman couldn't help feel like he was part of the four players who made their pledge official to Arizona State on that day. Just like that quartet he will begin his maroon and gold career next month. When he failed to meet ASU and NCAA academic requirements, the 6-1 176 Los Angeles Crenshaw wide...

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