Golden Tate vs. Jordan Shipley: Why Notre Dame Has the Better Receiver

Posted by Dan Scofield on November-19-2009 Add Comments

Walking into the door as a scrawny freshman out of Hendersonville, Tenn, Golden Tate knew one route.

Finishing with a 3-9 record that year, Tate gave Irish fans a glimpse of his potential, mostly athletically, and a reason to put on a smile here and there in 2007. But labeled as purely an "Athlete" on most recruiting services, he had plenty to work on in order to become a complete wide receiver.

Fast forward to the current season, where Tate sits among the elite in almost every category that a receiver qualifies for.

He leads the nation in total touchdowns for receivers with 14, which includes 11 through the air. To go along with that, he is fourth in the nation in receiving yards per game coming off of 72 catches a...

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