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 six-year veteran, Tate posted his best season in 2014 when he was named a Pro-Bowler after he hauled in 99 catches and gained more that 1,330 receiving yards, both of which were top 10 in the NFL. Drafted by Seattle in the 2010 NFL Draft, Tate has played in 90 career games posting 354 receptions on 4,339 yards and 25 touchdowns. On September 24, 2012, Tate was a part of one of the memorable moments in franchise history as he hauled in two touchdowns, including the game winning 24-yard catch as time expired to give the Seahawks a 14-12 victory over the Green Bay Packers. Tate won Super Bowl XLVIII with the Seahawks. 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.