Player Bio

Dan Gronkowski
TE #87
Height:
6-5
Weight:
255
College:
Maryland
Hometown:
Williamsville, NY
Experience:
3
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 21 9 69 7.7 3.3 13 0 0 0 3 0
2011 CLE 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 NE 5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 DEN 12 8 65 8.1 5.4 13 0 0 0 3 0
2009 DET 2 1 4 4 2 4 0 0 0 0 0
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 21 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2011 CLE 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 NE 5 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 DEN 12 4 4 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 DET 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Career Transactions: Originally drafted by Detroit in the seventh round (255th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft… Waived by Detroit on September 6, 2009… Signed by Detroit to the practice squad on September 6, 2009… Signed by Detroit to the active roster on December 1, 2009… Waived by Detroit on December 17, 2009… Signed by Detroit to the practice squad on December 19, 2009… Traded along with a draft pick to Denver in exchange for defensive back Alphonso Smith on September 4, 2010… Waived by Denver on September 3, 2011… Signed by New England on September 7, 2011… Waived by New England on September 23, 2011… Signed by New England on October 11, 2011… Waived by New England on November 8, 2011… Signed by Cleveland on December 20, 2011.

Career Transactions: Originally drafted by Detroit in the seventh round (255th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft… Waived by Detroit on September 6, 2009… Signed by Detroit to the practice squad on September 6, 2009… Signed by Detroit to the active roster on December 1, 2009… Waived by Detroit on December 17, 2009… Signed by Detroit to the practice squad on December 19, 2009… Traded along with a draft pick to Denver in exchange for defensive back Alphonso Smith on September 4, 2010… Waived by Denver on September 3, 2011… Signed by New England on September 7, 2011… Waived by New England on September 23, 2011… Signed by New England on October 11, 2011… Waived by New England on November 8, 2011… Signed by Cleveland on December 20, 2011.

Seasonal Reviews:

2011: Appeared in five games with one start during two stints with the Patriots… Appeared in the final two games of the season with the Browns.

2010: Played in 12 games with four starts with the Broncos… Recorded eight receptions for 65 yards… Notched career-highs with three receptions for 30 yards at San Francisco (10/31).

2009: Spent the first 12 weeks of the season on the Lions’ practice squad before appearing in two games… Hauled in one pass for four yards… Spent the final two weeks of the season on the Lion’s practice squad.

College: Four-year letterman at the University of Maryland (2005-08)… Recorded 40 career receptions for 401 yards and four touchdowns.… An All-Atlantic Coast Conference honorable mention as a senior after notching 29 receptions for 287 yards with three touchdowns.

Personal: Native of Williamsville, N.Y., where he attended Williamsville High School… Played quarterback his final two seasons and set school records as a senior for completions (122), passing yards (1,407) and passing touchdowns (17)… Earned letters in football (4), baseball (3), basketball (3) and hockey (1)… Brother, Rob, is a tight end for the New England Patriots… Brother, Chris, is a fullback for the Denver Broncos… The three became the first trio of brothers to play in the NFL at the same time since the Baldingers (Brian, Gary and Rich) in 1992…Brother, Glenn, is a tight end at Kansas State…Brother, Gord, played professional baseball for six seasons…His father, Gordon, was an offensive lineman at Syracuse University…Married (Brittany).