CAREER HONORS 2014 -- First Team All-Big 12 (Coaches) -- Third Team All-Big 12 (Phil Steele) -- CoSIDA Academic All-District 7 -- First Team Academic All-Big 12 2013 -- Honorable Mention All-Big 12 (Coaches) -- First Team Academic All-Big 12
A physical and athletic player from a football family... Has been a solid blocker while serving as a receiving threat out of the backfield... Has averaged 29.3 yards on 10 career receptions, including three of his four touchdowns that have spanned 50 or more yards... Voted a player representative for the 2015 season.
2014 (Click Here for Game-by-Game Statistics): 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 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 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.