Jessie Bates III NFL Draft Tape: Jessie Bates is revered as one of the best safety prospects in the 2018 NFL Draft. The former Demon Deacon flew under the radar of many during his time in Winston-Salem, yet NFL scouts kept an eye on him. The 2016 Freshman All-American has 6 interceptions and 179 tackles for his career. His ball-hawking ability in the defensive backfield and nose for the football in the trenches makes him a true playmaker at the safety position. Check out Jessie Bates' NFL Draft Tape right here!