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Cameron Brate
TE #84
Height:
6-5
Weight:
235
Age:
26
College:
Harvard
Hometown:
Naperville, IL
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2017):

REC
34
YDS
436
AVG
12.8
TDS
4
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 115 1,401 12.2 46 15 0 0 -- 0 0 2 0
2017 TB 10 4 34 436 12.8 35 4 -- -- -- -- -- 1 0
2016 TB 15 10 57 660 11.6 38 8 -- -- -- -- -- 1 0
2015 TB 14 4 23 288 12.5 46 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 TB 5 1 1 17 17 17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
2 CHI W 29-7 2 24 12 13 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @MIN L 17-34 4 33 8.3 18 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 NYG W 25-23 4 80 20 35 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 NE L 14-19 5 68 13.6 18 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @ARI L 33-38 6 76 12.7 21 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 @BUF L 27-30 6 60 10 14 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 0
8 CAR L 3-17 4 64 16 23 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 @NO L 10-30 1 9 9 9 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 NYJ W 15-10 1 10 10 10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 @MIA W 30-20 1 12 12 12 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Acquired by Bucs:

Signed by Tampa Bay on September 23, 2015 from the New Orleans Saints’ practice squad.

 

Career Highlights:

Signed to Tampa Bay’s active roster on September 23, 2015 following stints on the New Orleans Saints practice squad (Week 2 of 2015) and Buccaneers practice squad (Week 1 of 2015).

Has played in 34 games, with 15 starts, catching 81 passes for 965 yards and 11 touchdowns.

Ranks 10th in receptions, ninth in receiving yards and tied for fourth in receiving touchdowns all-time among Buccaneers tight ends.

Registered first career multi-touchdown game vs. Los Angeles (9/25/16).

Recorded first career touchdown reception at Atlanta (11/1/2015), a 20-yard scoring catch.

Recorded first NFL action at Houston on 9/27/2015 and first NFL start vs. Jacksonville on 10/11/2015.

 

2016 Highlights:

Had 57 catches for 660 yards and eight touchdowns on the season.

His eight touchdown receptions tied for the most among NFL tight ends,

Eight touchdown receptions tied for the most in a single season by a Buccaneers tight end, while his 57 receptions are fifth-most and his 660 receiving yards are the seventh-most by a Buccaneers tight end in a season.

Caught three passes for 30 yards at Atlanta (9/11).

Caught three passes for 16 yards at Arizona (9/18).

Registered first career multi-touchdown game vs. Los Angeles (9/25), finishing the contest with five catches for 46 yards and two scores. His five catches tied a career best.

Had a career-high 67 receiving yards against Denver (10/2), which led the team. Also matched his career best with five receptions.

Caught a 38-yard pass at Carolina (10/10), helping set up Tampa Bay’s only touchdown of the game.

At San Francisco (10/23), caught three passes for 29 yards.

Caught three passes for 22 yards and one touchdown against Oakland (10/30).

Against Atlanta (11/3) on Thursday Night Football, caught five passes for 43 yards and one touchdown.

Set career highs in receptions (seven) and receiving yards (84) against Chicago, while adding a touchdown reception.

His three consecutive games with a touchdown reception match the franchise record for a tight end and are the most by a Buccaneers tight end since 2007-08 (12/23/07 at SF-9/21/08 at CHI). Brate is the first tight end to catch a touchdown in three straight games in the same season since Dave Moore (11/2/97-11/16/97).

At Kansas City (11/20), caught two passes for 18 yards, with each reception helping to convert a third down.

Caught four passes for 49 yards in a win against Seattle (11/27).

Led the team and had a game-high six catches for a career-best 86 yards, to go along with one touchdown reception in a win at San Diego (12/4).

Against New Orleans (12/11), led the team with four catches for 47 yards in a victory.

Led the team in receptions (five) and receiving yards (73) on Sunday Night Football at Dallas (12/18), while also adding a touchdown reception.

Caught a 12-yard touchdown at New Orleans (12/24).

Placed on Injured Reserve on December 27.

 

College:

Ranks fourth in school history with 18 touchdown receptions.

Earned second straight unanimous All-Ivy League first team selection after finishing senior season (2013), starting eight games with 25 receptions for 403 yards, and five touchdowns.

Member of the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision Academic All-Star Team.

Unanimous first-team All-Ivy League selection after junior season (2012), compiling 41 receptions for 592 yards and six touchdowns in 10 starts.

Named to first team Capital One All-America.

Voted second-team All-Ivy League after sophomore season (2011), recording 25 catches for 386 yards and seven touchdowns in 10 starts.

Was a member of the junior varsity team as a freshman in 2010.

 

Personal:

Attended Naperville Central High School (Naperville, Illinois).

Played football, basketball and baseball.

Named captain of football team as a senior.

Earned All-State special mention by the Chicago Tribune.

Born Cameron Brate on July 3, 1991.

 

Community:

Hosted a Play 60 celebration for students at Buccaneers Academy Bing Elementary School in May 2017.

In October 2016, joined teammates and the entire Buccaneers business operations staff for the team’s “Hometown Huddle”, helping to refurbish the Sulphur Springs K-8 School and Community Center and interact with students.

In September 2016, represented the Buccaneers at the opening of “Glazer Family Field” at the Jackson Heights NFL YET Center.

In August 2016, helped host athletes from Special Olympics Florida at training camp, encouraging the athletes and running Play 60 drills.

In May 2016, helped dedicate a Buccaneers Academy at Bevis Elementary School, which was awarded a Fitness Zone and also presented with a special assembly and P.E. equipment for winning the 2016 Play 60 Challenge.

In December 2014, visited patients battling illness during the holidays at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg.

In November 2014, congratulated students at Pinellas Park Middle School for winning the Fuel Up to PLAY 60 “Defend Your Turf Challenge” and led students in fitness drills.

In September 2014, participated in a Buccaneers Academy ribbon-cutting ceremony and helped build an outdoor class at Sheehy Elementary in Tampa.

In September 2014, along with UnitedHealthcare employees and teammates, helped construct 35 Learning Garden boxes/kits to be delivered to schools around Tampa Bay.

In June 2014, visited MacDill Air Force Base to greet service members and learn about U.S. military operations headquartered in Tampa.

In May 2014, participated in the Buccaneers Academy Fitness Zone ribbon cutting at Graham Elementary and helped lead students through PLAY 60 football drills.

Acquired by Bucs:

Signed by Tampa Bay on September 23, 2015 from the New Orleans Saints’ practice squad.

 

Career Highlights:

Signed to Tampa Bay’s active roster on September 23, 2015 following stints on the New Orleans Saints practice squad (Week 2 of 2015) and Buccaneers practice squad (Week 1 of 2015).

Has played in 34 games, with 15 starts, catching 81 passes for 965 yards and 11 touchdowns.

Ranks 10th in receptions, ninth in receiving yards and tied for fourth in receiving touchdowns all-time among Buccaneers tight ends.

Registered first career multi-touchdown game vs. Los Angeles (9/25/16).

Recorded first career touchdown reception at Atlanta (11/1/2015), a 20-yard scoring catch.

Recorded first NFL action at Houston on 9/27/2015 and first NFL start vs. Jacksonville on 10/11/2015.

 

2016 Highlights:

Had 57 catches for 660 yards and eight touchdowns on the season.

His eight touchdown receptions tied for the most among NFL tight ends,

Eight touchdown receptions tied for the most in a single season by a Buccaneers tight end, while his 57 receptions are fifth-most and his 660 receiving yards are the seventh-most by a Buccaneers tight end in a season.

Caught three passes for 30 yards at Atlanta (9/11).

Caught three passes for 16 yards at Arizona (9/18).

Registered first career multi-touchdown game vs. Los Angeles (9/25), finishing the contest with five catches for 46 yards and two scores. His five catches tied a career best.

Had a career-high 67 receiving yards against Denver (10/2), which led the team. Also matched his career best with five receptions.

Caught a 38-yard pass at Carolina (10/10), helping set up Tampa Bay’s only touchdown of the game.

At San Francisco (10/23), caught three passes for 29 yards.

Caught three passes for 22 yards and one touchdown against Oakland (10/30).

Against Atlanta (11/3) on Thursday Night Football, caught five passes for 43 yards and one touchdown.

Set career highs in receptions (seven) and receiving yards (84) against Chicago, while adding a touchdown reception.

His three consecutive games with a touchdown reception match the franchise record for a tight end and are the most by a Buccaneers tight end since 2007-08 (12/23/07 at SF-9/21/08 at CHI). Brate is the first tight end to catch a touchdown in three straight games in the same season since Dave Moore (11/2/97-11/16/97).

At Kansas City (11/20), caught two passes for 18 yards, with each reception helping to convert a third down.

Caught four passes for 49 yards in a win against Seattle (11/27).

Led the team and had a game-high six catches for a career-best 86 yards, to go along with one touchdown reception in a win at San Diego (12/4).

Against New Orleans (12/11), led the team with four catches for 47 yards in a victory.

Led the team in receptions (five) and receiving yards (73) on Sunday Night Football at Dallas (12/18), while also adding a touchdown reception.

Caught a 12-yard touchdown at New Orleans (12/24).

Placed on Injured Reserve on December 27.

 

College:

Ranks fourth in school history with 18 touchdown receptions.

Earned second straight unanimous All-Ivy League first team selection after finishing senior season (2013), starting eight games with 25 receptions for 403 yards, and five touchdowns.

Member of the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision Academic All-Star Team.

Unanimous first-team All-Ivy League selection after junior season (2012), compiling 41 receptions for 592 yards and six touchdowns in 10 starts.

Named to first team Capital One All-America.

Voted second-team All-Ivy League after sophomore season (2011), recording 25 catches for 386 yards and seven touchdowns in 10 starts.

Was a member of the junior varsity team as a freshman in 2010.

 

Personal:

Attended Naperville Central High School (Naperville, Illinois).

Played football, basketball and baseball.

Named captain of football team as a senior.

Earned All-State special mention by the Chicago Tribune.

Born Cameron Brate on July 3, 1991.

 

Community:

Hosted a Play 60 celebration for students at Buccaneers Academy Bing Elementary School in May 2017.

In October 2016, joined teammates and the entire Buccaneers business operations staff for the team’s “Hometown Huddle”, helping to refurbish the Sulphur Springs K-8 School and Community Center and interact with students.

In September 2016, represented the Buccaneers at the opening of “Glazer Family Field” at the Jackson Heights NFL YET Center.

In August 2016, helped host athletes from Special Olympics Florida at training camp, encouraging the athletes and running Play 60 drills.

In May 2016, helped dedicate a Buccaneers Academy at Bevis Elementary School, which was awarded a Fitness Zone and also presented with a special assembly and P.E. equipment for winning the 2016 Play 60 Challenge.

In December 2014, visited patients battling illness during the holidays at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg.

In November 2014, congratulated students at Pinellas Park Middle School for winning the Fuel Up to PLAY 60 “Defend Your Turf Challenge” and led students in fitness drills.

In September 2014, participated in a Buccaneers Academy ribbon-cutting ceremony and helped build an outdoor class at Sheehy Elementary in Tampa.

In September 2014, along with UnitedHealthcare employees and teammates, helped construct 35 Learning Garden boxes/kits to be delivered to schools around Tampa Bay.

In June 2014, visited MacDill Air Force Base to greet service members and learn about U.S. military operations headquartered in Tampa.

In May 2014, participated in the Buccaneers Academy Fitness Zone ribbon cutting at Graham Elementary and helped lead students through PLAY 60 football drills.

 

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