Ben Tate

Date of Birth
Aug. 20, 1988
220 lbs

Ben Tate


Benedict Tate is a running back for the Cleveland Browns. After playing three seasons with the Houston Texans, he signed with the Cleveland Browns as a free agent in 2014.

Early Life

Tate was born on August 21, 1988 in Salisbury Maryland. He attended Stephen Decatur High School where he rushed for a state single-season record of 2,886 yards and 25 touchdowns. He transferred to Snow Hill high school where he rushed for over 2,000 yards in his senior year. He committed to Auburn University after high school.

Auburn Tigers

As a sophomore Tate assumed the starting role as the featured running back. He rushed for 903 yards and eight touchdowns. After a disappointing junior year under a new offensive coordinator in a spread offense Tate’s productivity dropped but he managed to redeem himself in ...