Rod Cate Delivers Inspirational Message: Get Back Up

The TWU Athens campus welcomed Rod Cate for a special visit and talk, last week, centered around his book, Get Back Up.


Cate suffered a devastating football injury as a sophomore in high school, leaving him paralyzed from the neck down. Now, in the midst of a successful law career, and with a wife and three kids, Cate spreads the message of remaining positive and never giving up in the face of adversity.


Cate’s story is told in his book, Get Back Up. For more information, or to purchase the book, click here to visit You can also view Cate’s talk above.