Kenny Tate Facts

Jarrett CarterAnalyst IAugust 16, 2009

Early signs out of Maryland Terrapins training camp show that sophomore defensive back Kenny Tate is making quite a name for himself.

The defense, under new coordinator Don Brown, was highly charged. It had 11 sacks. Sophomore defensive back Kenny Tate of Forrestville led the way with one interception, one sack and five solo tackles, including two for losses. Sophomore Obum Akunyili also had two sacks.

“Yes, but I wasn’t disappointed in the offense,” Friedgen said. “We got better as we went along. But Kenny Tate did keep making plays – interceptions, sacks. I feel good about our defense.”

So, as we usually do with standout Terrapins, let’s get into some little-known facts about the ballhawking Kenny Tate.

FACT – Bravo bought back the ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ because Kenny Tate thought that NeNe had some redeemable qualities that the world needed to know about.

FACT – Kenny Tate will steal your heart. But not in a romantic way. I mean the most literal interpretation of cardiac arrest you can think of.

FACT – Greivis Vasquez takes weekly swagger lessons from Kenny Tate.

FACT – Kenny Tate frightened 100 pounds off of Ralph Friedgen.

FACT – Plato’s Diner has changed its slogan to, “Great Eats that Kenny Tate Occasionally Enjoys”


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