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Brandon Tate

For the past few years, there's been a perception that the Mountaineers don't use the tight end for anything other than blocking. With the move of a former receiver to tight end, don't be surprised if you see that position featured a little bit more in the passing game over the next couple of seasons.

Brandon Tate, the 6'3" 235-pound receiver turned tight end, was first introduced to Mountaineer fans during last week's 38-0 win over Cincinnati. Tate ran downfield on a pass play, and looked to have hauled in an acrobatic catch for a WVU first down. The replay official felt otherwise, and Tate's first catch was overturned. "It was a catch, I'm sticking to it," said the polite Tate with a grin...

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