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Robert Tate (born October 19, 1973) is a retired American football cornerback and return specialist. Tate played nine seasons of professional football in the National Football League with the Minnesota Vikings, Baltimore Ravens and the Arizona Cardinals. Tate played in college for the University of Cincinnati. Originally a wide receiver, he was converted to defensive back upon entering the NFL. Tate played at Cincinnati with notable NFL players Artrell Hawkins, Sam Garnes and Jason Fabini.

Robert Tate
No. 83, 26, 28
Born: (1973-10-19) October 19, 1973 (age 45)
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Career information
Position(s)Cornerback
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
CollegeCincinnati
NFL draft1997 / Round: 4 / Pick: 183
Drafted byVikings
Career history
As player
1997–2001Minnesota Vikings
2002Baltimore Ravens
2004–2006Arizona Cardinals
Career stats