2012 • SENIOR SEASON: Member of the scout team, but did not see any action.
2011 • JUNIOR SEASON: Was not a part of the program for the 2011 season.
2010 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played in 10 games ... started at Eastern Kentucky and Western Carolina.
2009 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Saw action in 10 games with two starts...made the Athletic Director's Honor Roll during the fall semester...Academic All-Southern Conference honoree.
2008 • REDSHIRT SEASON: Did not see any action adn sat out as a redshirt...made the Dean's List both semesters ... made the SoCon Honor Roll for having a 3.0+ g.p.a. for the year.
HIGH SCHOOL: Member of Chattanooga Times Free Press All-North Georgia Team as offensive lineman in 2007...blocking graded out 86 percent for the season...two-time Daily Citizen All-Area Player...All-Region 7AAAA honoree...Bruins went 9-3 in 2007 and advanced to second round of state playoffs...participated in Georgia's North-South All-Star Game...teammate of current Moc Adam Miller...coached at Northwest Whitfield by Mike Falleur...also participated in basketball and track.
PERSONAL: Full name is Dustin Lee Tate...born June 7, 1990...son of Darrell and Rhonda Tate...has one younger brother... Psychology major.