This summer, I’ve been given the opportunity to write a piece for What’s Up? Annapolis Magazine to profile local athletes from Anne Arundel County (my home county) and Maryland’s Eastern Shore who have made it to the professional level.
I’ve been trying to kick it into second gear and actually talk to some of these players.
Fortunately, some have been receptive, including Houston Texans running back Ben Tate, who grew up on the Eastern Shore.
I had the chance to talk to him on Thursday. Most of the conversation centered around his time growing up in Salisbury and going to school in Berlin, Md. and how it helped him get to where he’s at now. Read the rest of this entry »