Rochester CC: Played two seasons at Rochester (Minn.) Community and Technical College ... Was part of two MCAC state championship squads in 2010 (10-2) and 2011 (11-1) for Coach Derrick Hintz ... Saw 6 games in 2011 and recorded 9 stops, including 7 solo tackles for the Graphic Edge Bowl qualifiers ... Was in on 16 tackles as a freshman in 2010 with a pair of sacks ... 2010 squad went to the North Star Bowl.
High School: Played his senior season at Parkway West High in St. Louis for Coach Jeff Duncan ... Longhorns were 4-6 in 2009 ... Posted 46 total tackles and a pair of interceptions his senior campaign ... Was named a 5-A all-conference first team cornerback as a senior ... Played his junior year at Clayton (Mo.) High where he notched 27 stops, a fumble recovery and a pair of interceptions for the Greyhounds.
Personal: Kalen Rashad Tate was born 8/22/92 in St. Louis, Mo. ... Son of Rodney Tate and Sonya Roberts of St. Louis ... Has a sister, Raquel ... Plans to major in Physical Therapy.