Mr. Tate, You Truly Were Golden: Saying Goodbye To Notre Dame’s Talented Wideout

Posted by Erin McLaughlin on December-10-2009 Add Comments

Earlier this week, Golden Tate confirmed Notre Dame fans' worst fears when he and Jimmy Clausen both announced they would be leaving South Bend and entering the NFL Draft.

Though we were holding on to hope that Tate would return for his senior year, none of us expected him to.

About a month ago, my supervisor told me straight up, "He's gone." I asked, "Well, that is a possibility, but how do you know for sure?" He replied, "He is on national TV every week, and he makes a great catch every week."

Then the reality set in, and I knew the inevitable.

That was after the Washington State game, and then I knew I only had a few more games and a bowl game to enjoy watching him. Unfortunately, there wasn't much to enjoy...

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