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Golden Tate
Golden Tate
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Golden Tate

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Date of birth
Aug 02, 1988
College
Notre Dame
Height
5-10
Weight
195 Lbs

Bio

Golden Tate is a wide receiver for the Detroit Lions. He contributed to the Seattle Seahawks winning Super Bowl XLVIII and subsequently accepted a five-year $31 million contract offer from the Lions.

Early Life

Tate was born in Hendersonville Tennessee on August 2, 1988. Tate had a productive high school career at Pope John Paul II High School as a premier running back. However, he was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 42nd round of the 2007 MLB Amateur Draft. Instead of signing with the Diamondbacks, Tate decided to play baseball for Notre Dame.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish

As a sophomore Tate’s football career began to flourish. He caught 58 passes for 1,080 yards and 10 touchdowns. In a spectacular junior year, he caught 93 passes for 1,496 yards and 15 touchdowns. Tate received the Fred Biletnikoff Award and wasrecognized as the most outstanding receiver in the NCAA as a unanimous All-American. He led Independent Conference statistical rankings in receiving touchdowns, receiving yards, receptions, and total yards from scrimmage. He decided to forego his senior season to enter the 2010 NFL Draft.

Seattle Seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks drafted Tate in the second round of the 2010 draft. In each year playing in Seattle his receptions and receiving yards have steadily increased.

Detroit Lions

After winning the Super Bowl with the Seahawks, he accepted a lucrative deal to play opposite WR Calvin Johnson as a viable passing threat for QB Matthew Stafford.

Statistics

Stats REC TAR YDS Y/R TD LONG 20+ 40+ FUM RZ TAR 1DN YDS/G
2013 Regular Season 64 98 898 14.0 5 80 6 2 1 7 41 56.13

Game Log

Date Opponent Result REC TAR YDS Y/R LONG RZ TAR TD ATT YDS Y/A RZ ATT TD
1-4-2015 @ Dallas Cowboys Dallas Cowboys 24-20 6 9 89 14.8 51 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
12-28-2014 @ Green Bay Packers Green Bay Packers 30-20 3 5 45 15.0 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-21-2014 @ Chicago Bears Chicago Bears 14-20 5 10 62 12.4 34 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-14-2014 @ Minnesota Vikings Minnesota Vikings 16-14 7 7 38 5.4 14 2 1 2 5 2.5 1 0
12-7-2014 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tampa Bay Buccaneers 34-17 4 5 50 12.5 19 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

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