Tar Heel Times
Your comprehensive source for Tar Heel sports news

Helping Hands


Brandon Tate didn’t listen to his brother’s arguments. He wouldn’t budge when his father tried to convince him. So, to finally make the gun-shy high school junior go out for the football team, Mama Tate had to step in with some tough love. On the morning of Cummings High School’s first practice, Lesley Tate put down this ultimatum to her youngest son: If you aren’t at practice when I get home from work, there’ll be trouble. More than two years later, Brandon Tate smiles at the story and wonders aloud where he would be if he hadn’t begrudgingly listened to his mother. (Burlington Times News)


Share: Facebook | Twitter | Email

Related: |

Recent Football News:

Brandon Tate earns his roster spot in Bengals' preseason finale

Connor Barth released by Buccaneers

Fedora, Tar Heels need a Plan B at quarterback

Marquise Williams' poor play leaves coach baffled

Tar Heels' play calling cost them a chance for marquee win


© 2005-2015 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | RSS | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.