Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub
Robert Paxton Gronkowski was born on 14 May, 1989 in Amherst, was raised in Williamsville, New York during which He attended Williamsville North High School for three years. Gronkowski played football, as a tight end, and basketball, as a center, for the Spartans athletic teams.
He is an American football tight end for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Arizona, winning several awards, including being named a Sporting News and Rivals.com freshman All-American.
During the preseason, Gronkowski was one of three NFL players to score four touchdowns, tying Victor Cruz, a rookie wide receiver for the New York Giants, and Anthony Dixon, a running back for the San Francisco 49ers. In the Week 1 game against Cincinnati, he caught his first regular season touchdown in the fourth quarter on a one-yard pass from Tom Brady.
Gronkowski began the 2017 season healthy after missing much of the previous season on the injured reserve list. He injured his groin during a Week 2 victory over the New Orleans Saints, leaving the game early, but the injury did not result in missing any further games. Before the injury, he had recorded six receptions for 116 yards and a 53 yard touchdown.