Auden Tate

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Auden Tate
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Tate with the Cincinnati Bengals in 2019
No. 19 – Cincinnati Bengals
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1997-02-03) February 3, 1997 (age 23)
Irmo, South Carolina
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:228 lb (103 kg)
Career information
High school:Wharton (Tampa, Florida)
College:Florida State
NFL Draft:2018 / Round: 7 / Pick: 253
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2019
Receptions:44
Receiving yards:610
Receiving touchdowns:1
Player stats at NFL.com

Auden Heanon Tate (born February 3, 1997) is an American football wide receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Florida State.

Early life[edit]

Tate attended Paul R. Wharton High School in Tampa, Florida.[1] He committed to Florida State University to play college football.[2]

College career[edit]

Tate played at Florida State from 2015 to 2017.[3] After his junior season in 2017, he decided to forgo his senior year and enter the 2018 NFL Draft.[4][5] He finished his career with 65 receptions for 957 yards and 16 touchdowns.[6]

Collegiate statistics[edit]

Auden Tate Receiving
Year School Conf Class Pos G Rec Yds Avg TD
2015 Florida State ACC FR WR
2016 Florida State ACC SO WR 10 25 409 16.4 6
2017 Florida State ACC JR WR 12 40 548 13.7 10
Career Florida State 22 65 957 14.7 16

Professional career[edit]

2018[edit]

Tate was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the seventh round, 253rd overall, of the 2018 NFL Draft.[7] He was a healthy scratch for the first six games of the season before being waived on October 18, 2018 and re-signed to the practice squad.[8] On November 5, he was promoted to the active roster.[9] In Week 11, against the Baltimore Ravens, he made his first professional reception, a five-yard catch, in the 24–21 loss.[10] He totaled four receptions for 35 receiving yards as a rookie.[11]

2019[edit]

In Week 5 against the Arizona Cardinals, Tate caught three passes for 26 yards and his first career receiving touchdown in the 26-23 loss. [12] In a Week 6 loss to the Baltimore Ravens, Tate caught five passes for a career high 91 yards.[13] On December 10, 2019, he was placed on injured reserve with a knee injury.[14] He finished the season as the Bengals second-leading receiver with 40 catches for 575 yards and one touchdown.[15][16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Auden Tate, Wharton , Wide Receiver". 247Sports. Retrieved March 31, 2020.
  2. ^ "Four-star WR Auden Tate verbally commits to Florida State". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved March 31, 2020.
  3. ^ "FSU receiver Auden Tate looks for breakout season". Tampa Bay Times. Retrieved March 31, 2020.
  4. ^ "FSU CB McFadden, WR Tate to enter NFL draft". ESPN.com. January 6, 2018. Retrieved March 31, 2020.
  5. ^ McGahee III, Wayne E.; III, Wayne McGahee. "Florida State wide receiver Auden Tate declares for the NFL draft". Tallahassee Democrat. Retrieved March 31, 2020.
  6. ^ "Auden Tate College Stats". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved March 31, 2020.
  7. ^ "Cincinnati Bengals select FSU WR Auden Tate in Round 7". CincyJungle.com. April 28, 2018. Retrieved May 26, 2018.
  8. ^ "Bengals sign CB KeiVarae Russell off practice squad, waive WR Auden Tate". CincyJungle.com. October 18, 2018.
  9. ^ Hobson, Geoff (November 5, 2018). "Quick Hits: Lewis Says Green Doesn't Need Surgery; Tate Promoted; Harris Extended". Bengals.com.
  10. ^ "Cincinnati Bengals at Baltimore Ravens - November 18th, 2018". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 31, 2020.
  11. ^ "Auden Tate 2018 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 31, 2020.
  12. ^ "Kyler Murray leads Cardinals to 1st win, 26-23 over Bengals". www.espn.com. Associated Press. October 6, 2019. Retrieved October 6, 2019.
  13. ^ "Cincinnati Bengals at Baltimore Ravens - October 13th, 2019". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 31, 2020.
  14. ^ "Bengals Sign Willis To Roster, Place Tate On Reserve/Injured". Bengals.com. December 10, 2019.
  15. ^ "Auden Tate 2019 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 31, 2020.
  16. ^ "2019 Cincinnati Bengals Statistics & Players". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 31, 2020.

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