Rob Gronkowski, Chris Gronkowski to serve as Arizona spring game captains
Rob Gronkowski and Chris Gronkowski will be Arizona’s captains for its spring game next month, the program has announced.
The Gronkowski brothers will lead separate teams against each other in Arizona’s spring game this year. That news became official on Wednesday afternoon:
GRONK VS GRONK!🗣️
Your 2023 Spring Game Captains are none other than @RobGronkowski and @Chrisgronkowski!
You won't want to miss it.. 👀👇
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— Arizona Football (@ArizonaFBall) March 29, 2023
Rob Gronkowski last played for Arizona in 2008. He recorded 75 catches for 1,197 yards and 16 touchdowns during his career with the Wildcats. He went on to have one of the best NFL careers by any tight end in league history.
He is now retired after playing 11 seasons with the New England Patriots and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He was named to 5 Pro Bowls rosters and won the Super Bowl 4 times.
Chris Gronkowski played for Arizona from 2008-09. However, he had a more limited role with the Wildcats. He finished his collegiate career with 12 catches for 218 yards in 2 seasons. He also caught 3 touchdowns.
Arizona’s annual spring game is set for April 15.