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Golden Tate ’07

Golden Tate, JPII class of 2007, was a USA Today second-team prep All-America pick for 2006 on defense as athlete … rated 11th prep player nationally on ESPN 150 listing … selected to Super Southern 100 team for 2006 by Atlanta Journal-Constitution as one of 11 wide receivers … one of 11 players from Tennessee selected to All-Southern team by Orlando Sentinel … rated one of top 250 players nationally by Rivals.com, including second among Tennessee prospects and seventh nationally among players in athlete category …  He was voted Tennessee’s “Mr. Football” in both 2005 and 2006. As a running back, he holds the JPII record for career touchdowns (84), career rushing yards (3234), and yards/carry (7.85)

He went on to become a consensus all-American receiver at Notre Dame and in 2009 was chosen as the Biletnikoff winner as the nation’s best receiver. Prior to leaving for the NFL, he set Notre Dame records at for career receiving yards (2,707) and receptions for one season (93) and yards in one season (1,496).

In April of 2010, Golden was drafted in the second round by the Seattle Seahawks. He went on to win the Superbowl with the Seahawks in 2014.

He currently plays for the Detroit Lions.


Golden talks about JPII’s influence on him

Tate’s JPII 12th Grade Highlights

Tate’s Miracle Game vs. Goodpasture

Notre Dame Career Highlight Video

NFL Career Stats

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