COLLEGE: Appeared in all 51 games during his time at UCLA, starting every game his final two seasons. Finished his career at UCLA with 154 tackles (91 solo), 11.0 sacks (79 yards), 33.5 tackles for loss (141 yards), and a blocked punt.
2009: Finished the season ranked third with 14.0 tackles for loss, 58 tackles (34 solo), 5 passes defensed, and 1.5 sacks (17 yards).
2008: Led the team with 7.5 sacks (45 yards) and accumulated 55 tackles (32 solo) while starting all 12 games for the Bruins.
2007: Appeared in all 13 games for UCLA, making 3 starts.
2006 Saw action in all 13 games on special teams during his freshman year with the Bruins.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Lettered in football as a linebacker at Plano (TX) West Senior HS for coach Mike Hughes.
Tim Twentyman covers all the news from Thursday's practice including Golden Tate's turnaround, options at nickel cornerback and more.
WR Golden Tate talks about his season turning around after facing Chicago earlier in the season and how he values team goals over personal performance.