- Was an all-conference tight end his sophomore season at Arizona, but missed his junior year due to back surgery.
- Was drafted by the New England Patriots in the second round of the 2010 NFL Draft.
- In 2011, set the single-season record for receiving TDs and receiving yards by a tight end.
- Was named to the Pro Bowl team and was named an All-Pro following the 2011 season.
- In 2012, broke the same arm twice.
- Appeared on The Choice, a reality dating show, in 2012.
- Great grandfather was Ignatius Gronkowski, a member of the 1924 U.S. Olympic cycling team.
- Gordon Gronkowski Sr. — Father
- Glenn Gronkowski — Brother
- Diane Gronkowski — Mother
- Dan Gronkowski — Brother
- Chris Gronkowski — Brother
- Gordon Gronkowski Jr. — Brother
- Attended University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States
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