|On Brandon Tate||04.26.09 at 11:25 am ET|
The Patriots selected wide receiver Brandon Tate out of North Carolina. Tate is a 6-foot, 195-pounder who established an NCAA combined kick-return yardage record (3,523 yards) and was 304 yards shy of the NCAA record for kick return yardage. (Here’s video of him.) However, his career was derailed when he suffered a knee injury against Notre Dame earlier this season and missed the final seven games of the season. Then, at the combine, he apparently tested positive for marijuana.
We’ll have more on him shortly, but here’s a quick bio on him.
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