Glenn Gronkowski Catches football at NFL combine

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2017:  After the 2016-2017, Glenn Gronkowski re-sign on a future contract with the New England Patriots.

2016:  Glenn Gronkowski started on the opening day roster for the Buffalo Bills as the starting Fullback.  After week 1, the Bills re-signed veteran FB Jerome Felton after previously releasing him before the season.  Glenn was released before week 2 and went on to sign with New England Patriots practice squad.  Glenn was a part of the Patriots fifth Superbowl Ring in Houston, Texas and now has a brand new blinged out Superbowl 51 ring with his name on it.

• 2015 Second Team All-Big 12 (Associated Press)
• 2014 First Team All-Big 12
• 2014-15 CoSIDA Academic All-District 7
• 2013 Honorable Mention All-Big 12
• 2013-15 First Team Academic All-Big 12

CAREER: The primary fullback all three seasons of his career, earning three-straight All-Big 12 honors… Played in 39 career games with 20 starts… Averaged 24.6 yards on 15 career receptions, the highest average in school history among players with 15 or more catches… Of his 15 career catches, nine went for at least 15 yards… Helped K-State earn a 23-16 record and three bowl berths in his three-year career.

2015 (Click Here for 2015 Game-by-Game Stats): Started all 13 games, catching five passes for 76 yards and a touchdown while rushing 11 times for 45 yards and another score on his way to Second Team All-Big 12 honors from the Associated Press… Tallied a season-long 31-yard reception against Kansas, a game in which he recorded his first-career rushing touchdown on an 11-yard scamper… Caught a four-yard touchdown pass at Oklahoma State… Tossed a four-yard touchdown pass to fellow fullback Winston Dimel against Iowa State, the first Wildcat non-quarterback to throw a touchdown pass since 2010 (Daniel Thomas at Baylor)… Earned First Team Academic All-Big 12 and First Team Academic All-District 7 honors.

2014 (Click Here for Game-by-Game Stats): Played in all 13 games with starts against Oklahoma, West Virginia and Baylor… Made five receptions for 99 yards and one touchdown – a 62-yarder at No. 11 Oklahoma – en route to First Team All-Big 12 honors from the league’s coaches… Also hauled in a 19-yarder against Stephen F. Austin… Recorded nine rushing yards against Texas Tech, including a career long seven-yard rush… Earned First Team Academic All-District 7 and First Team Academic All-Big 12 honors.

2013 (Click Here for Game-by-Game Stats): Played in all 13 games with five starts en route to Honorable Mention All-Big 12 accolades from the league’s coaches… Helped lead the way for running back John Hubert, who finished fourth in the Big 12 in rushing and produced the 14th 1,000-yard season in school history… Had five receptions for 194 yards (38.8-yard average) and three touchdowns… Averaged 48.7 yards on his touchdown receptions… Was a First Team Academic All-Big 12 performer.

2012: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Williamsville North under head coach Mike Mammoliti… Caught 53 passes for 762 yards and 11 touchdowns during his senior season of 2010… Had two passes for 90 yards and also recorded eight interceptions, returning two for touchdowns… Recovered two fumbles, returning one for an 85-yard touchdown… Tallied 43 solo tackles… Punted for a 35.8-yard average and handled all of the kicking duties… Named the Section VI Class AA North Co-Offensive Player of the Year… Totaled 125 catches for 2,076 yards and 23 touchdowns during high school career.

PERSONAL: Glenn Thomas Gronkowski was born March 25, 1993, in Buffalo, New York… Son of Gordon Gronkowski and Diane Gronkowski… Youngest of five brothers, which include NFL players Rob (New England Patriots), Dan and Chris… Rob helped the Patriots win Super Bowl XLIX… Eldest brother, Gordie, played pro baseball in the Los Angeles Angels’ organization… A marketing major.