• Rob Gronkowski (TE) #87

    Rob Gronkowski
    ADP:Round: 2, Pick: 10
    Team:New England
    Ht / Wt:6'6" / 265 lb.
    College:Arizona
    Age:27
    Born:May 14, 1989
    Drafted:2010 / Rd. 2 (42)
    Draft Team:NE

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    Average Draft Position (ADP) Value

    July 27, 2017

    Rob Gronkowski's fantasy value is measured by his average draft position (ADP) in fantasy football drafts. In recent drafts, Gronkowski's current ADP is 2.10, which indicates that his fantasy outlook is to be the 10th pick of the 2nd round, and 21st selection overall.

    Data from fantasy football 12-team standard scoring average draft position data, based off of the latest fantasy football mock drafts.

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    2016 Season Stats

    Rec Rec Yds Rec TD Ru Att Ru Yds Ru TD
    25 540 3 0 0 0

    Recent drafts with Rob Gronkowski:

    Draft #DateFormatGronkowski's Draft Pick
    4237660 7/27/2017 Standard 18th
    4237658 7/27/2017 Standard 16th
    4237655 7/27/2017 Standard 27th
    4237654 7/27/2017 Standard 24th
    4237628 7/27/2017 Standard 25th
    4237624 7/27/2017 Standard 31st
    4237619 7/27/2017 Standard 28th
    4237616 7/27/2017 Standard 15th
    4237615 7/27/2017 Standard 24th
    4237586 7/27/2017 Standard 24th

    Players drafted after Rob Gronkowski:

    Lamar Miller RB HOU 2.12
    Aaron Rodgers QB GB 2.12
    Doug Baldwin WR SEA 3.02
    Isaiah Crowell RB CLE 3.03
    Tom Brady QB NE 3.03
    DeAndre Hopkins WR HOU 3.04
    Brandin Cooks WR NE 3.05
    Joe Mixon RB CIN 3.07
    Terrelle Pryor WR WAS 3.08
    Demaryius Thomas WR DEN 3.08
    Sammy Watkins WR BUF 3.10
    Spencer Ware RB KC 3.12
    Carlos Hyde RB SF 3.12
    Alshon Jeffery WR PHI 3.12
    Travis Kelce TE KC 4.02
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    Injury History and Status

    Official reported injury data for Rob Gronkowski.

    NFL Season NFL Week Injury Status
    2016 1 Hamstring Out
    2016 1 Back Out
    2016 2 Hamstring Out
    2016 3 Undisclosed Probable
    2016 4 Undisclosed Probable
    2016 10 Lung Questionable
    2016 11 Chest Out
    2016 12 Back Questionable
    2016 13 Back Out
    2016 14 Back Out
    2016 15 Back Out
    2016 16 Back Out
    2016 17 Back Out
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    Rob Gronkowski Biography

    Childhood and Highschool

    Robert “Gronk” Gronkowski was born on May 14, 1989, in Amherst, NY, but was raise in the Williamsville, NY area. Initially he attended Williamsville North High School for his freshman to junior years (2003-2005). While at WIlliamsville North he participated in football and basketball as the team’s center. Gronkowski played the position of tight end on the varsity football team, recording 36 receptions, 7 TDs, and 648 receiving yards. Gronk also made 73 tackles and recorded six defensive sacks.

    Gronk transferred to Churchill, PA’s Woodland Hills High School in his senior year, were he also played the position of TE. He had in his senior year eight catches, 152 yards and four touchdowns, earning SuperPrep and PrepStar All-American honors, as well as the PittsburghPost-Gazette First-Team All-Conference and “Fabulous 22” Honors for his impact on the field. Gronkowski also batted clean-up in the line-up for his prep school baseball squad.

    College

    Gronk received recruitment offers from several FBS programs, including Arizona, Clemson, Kentucky, Louisville, Marylnd, Ohio State, and Syracuse University. He chose to attend the University of Arizona Wildcats football program and joined the squad as a freshman in 2007. During his first year at Arizona, Gronk started in 9 of the 12 games that he played in, amassing 525 receiving yards on 28 receptions (an average of 18.8 yards per catch). He also scored 6 receiving touchdowns.

    As a sophomore, Gronkowski recorded 47 receptions for 672 yards, leading the Wildcats team in 2008 with 10 TD receptions, while missing the first three games of the season. In a November 15, 2008 matchup against Pac-10 powerhouse Oregon Ducks, Gronk caught the ball 12 times in the game for a total of 147 yards. The performance helped lead the Wildcats to an improbable 55-45 near comeback victory against the top-rated Ducks. Gronkowski set the single game record for TE receiving yards in the game and would finish his second year as the Arizona single season record holder in yards, receptions, and TDs.

    A back injury kept him from participating in the school’s 2009 season. Gronkowski decided to forego his senior year at Arizona and declared eligible for the 2010 NFL Draft. He finished his college career with a total of 75 catches and 1,197 yards in receiving as a TE, as well as 16 TD receptions. He would be named a third-team All-American and placed on the Pac-10 Conference’s first-team as TE. Had he not been sidelined by injury, he was seen as a leading candidate for the Lombardi Award, given to the nation’s best collegiate lineman or linebacker.

    NFL Draft

    Gronkowski declared for the NFL draft in 2010 in a TE draft field that included Jimmy Graham of the University of Miami (Hurricanes). Participating in the NFL combine in Carlsbad, Gronk ran a 4.68 second 40 time. He did not participate in the 60 yard shuttle or post a result in the 35 inch vertical leap while participating at the combine due to his back injury. The New England Patriots in the second round, utilizing the 42nd pick overall in the 2010 draft, selected Gronkowski. He was offered a 6-year contract salary of $320,000 (the rookie minimum), along with a signing bonus of $1.76 million. He would sign a salary extension in 2013 worth $54 million over six years, $12.9 million that is guaranteed, and a signing bonus of $8 million.

    2015 NFL Season

    Gronkowski opened the 2015 NFL season in a Thursday Night matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers where he caught 5 passes totaling 94 yards (18.8 yards per catch) and three of the four touchdowns the Patriots needed in a 28-21 victory. He finished his sixth season in league with 72 receptions, 1,176 yards receiving, and 11 TDs, averaging 16.3 yards a reception. The highlights of his season earned him a fourth Pro Bowl and a member of the AP All-Pro first team.

    2016 NFL Season

    Gronkowski missed the first two games of the 2016 NFL season with a hamstring injury. He would play eight games total, catching the ball 25 times for 540 yards and 3 TDs before a herniated disc in his back forced him on to the injured reserve list for the remainder of the team’s Super Bowl championship season.

    Personal Life

    Gronkowski is the second youngest of five brothers, all who played football at the collegiate level. His youngest brother Glenn was signed as an unrestricted free agent during the 2016 season as a fullback, a position he played at Kansas State. Gronk’s older brother Dan, also a TE, played five games for the Patriots in 2011. The Gronk can be found on Twitter at @RobGronkowski.

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