Golden Tate is an American baseball player and former professional American football wide receiver who played in the National Football League (NFL) for over a decade. He is currently a center fielder for the Port Angeles Lefties of the West Coast League (WCL). Golden Tate won a Super Bowl championship with the Seattle Seahawks in 2013 and finished his career with over 7,800 receiving yards and 44 touchdowns in the NFL. Get all of the latest Golden Tate news here!
Golden Tate was born on August 2, 1988, in Hendersonville, Tennessee, and played college football at the University of Notre Dame.
Golden Tate was drafted in the 42nd round of the 2007 amateur draft by the Arizona Diamondbacks but chose to play baseball for the University of Notre Dame instead. He played for two seasons at Notre Dame, finishing his sophomore year with a .329 batting average and 45 runs scored.
Tate was selected in the second round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the Seattle Seahawks, where he played for four seasons and won a Super Bowl championship in 2013. He then played for the Detroit Lions for four seasons, followed by brief stints with the Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Giants.
After being released by the Giants in 2021, Tate announced his retirement from the NFL. He finished his career with 7,890 receiving yards, 44 touchdowns, and a reputation as one of the league’s most dependable and hard-working receivers.
Throughout his career, Tate was known for his agility and ability to create yards after the catch. He was also a reliable and consistent target for his quarterbacks, often making clutch catches in critical moments of games.
In 2022, Tate signed with the Port Angeles Lefties of the West Coast League as a center fielder.
Off the field, Tate is known for his philanthropy and involvement in the community. He has been an advocate for children’s health and education, supporting organizations such as the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.