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2021 Spring PFN Player Profile: Tyson Tate – Norristown/Renaissance Academy @TysonTate42 @NtownFootball

Written by: on Thursday, March 4th, 2021

 

Tyson Tate 

Class of 2021 

Renaissance Academy Charter School 

DL/TE/MLB 

Ht: 6’1 Wt: 250 

Awards: Offensive and defensive All-American

Other sports: Basketball

Twitter: @TysonTate42 


Why do you play football? 

I play because I don’t wanna be another statistic of a young African-American not being able to succeed in life.

What has been your best memory from football so far? 

Scoring the first-ever TD under the lights at Norristown.

Who is your favorite pro athlete and why?

Ray Lewis, I always loved the way he played the game and his story of becoming great.

Who is your biggest fan and why? 

My biggest fan is my father he always wants me to be the best that I can.

Is there any specific person you look up to and use as a role model?  

Honestly, my brother Tyler is the biggest role model and the person I look up to each and every day.

What is your desired major in college?  

Physical education exercise science.

How has COVID-19 affected you?

Covid really didn’t allow me to get the exposure that I wanted.

What is your personal goal for this season?

My goal for this upcoming season is honestly to have fun enjoy these last moments as a senior enjoy the game of football and just keep learning.

Favorite pre-game meal?

I Don’t really eat meals before games mostly it’s just Starburst and Skittles.

Sports movie?

My favorite sports movie has to be Like Mike.

Sport you’d love to play but can’t?

A sport that I wish I could play but I can’t it’s definitely tennis.

Most embarrassing sports moment?

I never really had an embarrassing moment.

What are you looking forward to most this year?

This year I’m looking forward to getting better with my trainer while also starting my college career.

Favorite activities?

My favorite activities Are really to just hang out with the guys and just socialize.

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