CAREER HONORS 2013 -- Honorable Mention All-Big 12 (Coaches) -- First Team Academic All-Big 12
An athletic player from a football family who benefitted from a redshirt season in 2012 before becoming the starting fullback in 2013.
2013 (Click Here for Game-by-Game Statistics): 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.
HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Williamsville North High School 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 Co-Offensive Player of the Year in Section VI Class AA North... Totaled 125 catches for 2,076 yards and 23 touchdowns during high school career.
PERSONAL: Son of Gordon and Diane Gronkowski... Youngest of five brothers, which include NFL players Rob (New England Patriots), Dan and Chris... Eldest brother, Gordie, played pro baseball in the Los Angeles Angels' organization... Majoring in business.