NFL Pro-Bowl Wide Receiver: Detroit Lions
Career Highlights: Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate is regarded as one of the NFL’s most sure-handed receivers. A seven-year veteran, Tate posted his best NFL season in 2014 when he was named a Pro Bowler after he hauled in 99 catches and gained more than 1,330 receiving yards, both of which were top 10 in the NFL. Last season, Tate finished with 91 receptions for 1,077 yards and four touchdowns. He eclipsed the 1,000-yard mark for the second time and the 90-reception mark for the third time in his career. His 676 yards after the catch ranked first among NFL receivers. Drafted by Seattle in the 2010 NFL Draft, Tate has played in 106 career games posting 445 receptions on 5,416 yards and 29 touchdowns. Tate won a Super Bowl ring with the Seahawks in 2013. In college, Tate starred at Notre Dame where he was recognized in 2009 for his accomplishments being named a unanimous All-American and the Fred Biltenikoff Award winner recognizing the top college wide receiver. Tate excelled in baseball as well, being drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2007 and the San Francisco Giants in 2010.