2010 Panini Contenders Rookie Ticket Autograph #229 Rob Gronkowski (Blue Jersey) graded Mint 9 for the card and 10 for the autograph by PSA. Rob played tight end for the University of Arizona from 2007-2009. He was a Sporting News And Rivals.com Freshman All-American in 2007. He was selected as an AP Third Team All-American in 2008. He would miss the entire 2009 season due to having back surgery which would cause his draft stock to fall. In 2010 he would be selected by the New England Patriots with the 42nd overall pick. During his rookie season he would win the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week selection twice. He would finish fifth in the fan vote for the 2011 Pro Bowl for tight ends and fourth among rookies. He would finish his rookie season playing in all 16 games, starting 11 and recording 546 yards on 42 catches and 10 TDs. He would set the record for TDs in a season by a tight end in 2011 with 17 and a league leading 1,327 receiving yards. He signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2020 after Tom Brady left New England for Tampa. He has won four Super Bowl Championships in his 13-year career. He has had Tom Brady as his quarterback that entire time. He is also friends with former WWE star Mojo Rawley, who he won the 24/7 championship from at Wrestlemania 36 Night 2. He would lose the title to WWE Star R-Truth on June 22, 2020, in his backyard while he was living in Foxborough, MA. Rob has 4 NFL All-Pro First Team selections, 5 Pro Bowl selections, 2014 NFL Comeback Player of the Year, 100th NFL Anniversary Team and 2010s All-Decade Team. Gronk, as he is called, is a sure-fire lock for the Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio and will be remembered as one of the most dominant, consistent and all around great tight ends in the NFL. Get this rookie card now before it skyrockets in value as he gets closer to the Hall of Fame.