Rob Gronkowski kicked off his football career with the Arizona Wildcats from 2007 to 2009. Though he only played two seasons, he was placed on the watchlist for the Lombardi Award, which is awarded to the most outstanding college football lineman or linebacker.
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Rob Gronkowski was drafted by the New England Patriots in the second round with the 42nd overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, becoming the highest drafted tight end out of Arizona.
Rob Gronkowski has won several awards throughout his lengthy career, such as the ESPY best comeback athlete award.
After nine seasons with the Patriots, Rob Gronkowski announced his retirement. However, it only lasted a year and he joined the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2020.
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Rob Gronkowski appeared as himself on a 2017 episode of Family Guy, "Gronkowsbees."
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Rob Gronkowski has been in a relationship with model Camille Kostek since meeting at a Patriots charity event on Thanksgiving 2013.
In 2020, Rob Gronkowski, competing as "White Tiger," made it to the Super Nine on the third season of The Masked Singer.
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Rob Gronkowski and Tom Brady have played 11 seasons together, proving to a lethal, dynamic duo who ended the 2021 season with a total of 90 regular-season touchdowns.
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Rob Gronkowski joined actress Miranda Cosgrove as co-host of the April 2022 Kids Choice Awards, and were classicly slimed at the show's conclusion.
Rob Gronkowski is famous for his "Gronk Spike," or touchdown celebrations, and often dances in the end zone.
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