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Former Arizona Wildcat Rob Gronkowski announces his retirement

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NFL: Super Bowl LIII-New England Patriots vs Los Angeles Rams John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

One of the greatest players of his generation is calling it a career.

Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots and former University of Arizona Wildcats star has decided to call it a career.

Gronk’s accomplishments are unbelievable on paper:

5× Pro Bowler

4× First-team All-Pro

2014 NFL Comeback Player of the Year

2011 NFL receiving touchdowns leader

521 Receptions

7,861 Receiving yards

79 Receiving touchdowns

3 Super Bowl champion

He may have the greatest peak of any tight end in the history of the NFL.

His 2011 season is maybe the single best my a tight end in the history of the game, and that doesn’t even factor in that he was the best blocking tight end in the league for nearly his entire career.

With Gronk out of the league, one of the most entertaining players and figures will be gone and one of the greatest to ever play the position is gone as well.

Good luck in your next adventure, Gronk.