Is Tate really 285?

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  1. CyCloned

    CyCloned Well-Known Member

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    his picture in the article in the Ames paper makes him look pretty thin for 285. Even if he is 285, isn't that small for a DT?
     
  2. ripvdub

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    The weight wouldnt be too noticeable if he werent a lot taller than a lot of our past DT's.

    I cant remember the last time the Hawgeyes have had a DT that weighed over 285, and they have had some pretty decent D's. I think its a matter of talent and strength, more than weight.
     
  3. whirlybirds

    whirlybirds Well-Known Member

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    i dont know who he is, but i can already tell that i dont like him. any man with the last name tate is no good in my book
     
  4. ISUclones33

    ISUclones33 Well-Known Member

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    This Tate is a good guy, he is 285 indeed. he will get the job done
     
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    flander1649 Well-Known Member

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    33 who are the two guys running with the ones the most at the DT spots?
     
  6. bfross

    bfross Active Member

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    These days, it is only slightly undersized. If you look across the country, most of the top inside guys are less than 300 lbs. these days.
     
  7. SeattleClone

    SeattleClone Well-Known Member

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    When I first saw this title, I thought maybe Drew "face full of turf" Tate had let himself go up in the CFL :smile:.
     
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