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Tony Gonzalez

All-american College Football Player + Professional Football Player + Tight End
Male
Born Feb 27, 1976
Age 40
Hometown Torrance, California
Team Atlanta Falcons
Position Tight end
Draft Year 1997
Draft Round 1
Draft Pick 13

Anthony David Gonzalez is an American football tight end for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of California, Berkeley, and was recognized as an All-American. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the first round of the 1997 NFL Draft.… Read More

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  • Super Bowl 2014: All The Details On The Stars, And Biggest Parties
    US Magazine - Jan 31, 2014
  • Te Gonzalez Named To 14th Pro Bowl
    Fox News - Jan 22, 2014
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    Panthers Top Falcons 34 10 For Fourth Straight Win (Video)
    Huffington Post Sports - Nov 03, 2013
  • Tony Gonzalez Not Asking For Trade Espn
    Google News - Oct 29, 2013

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1976 Birth Born on February 27, 1976.

TWENTIES

He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the first round of the 1997 NFL Draft. … Read More
1998 - 1999 2 More Events
2000 24 Years Old From 2000 to 2006, Gonzalez was the most productive tight end in the NFL. … Read More
2004 28 Years Old His best season statistically came in 2004, when he caught an NFL record (for a tight end) 102 passes for 1,258 yards and seven touchdowns.

THIRTIES

2006 30 Years Old 1 More Event
Starting late in 2006, Gonzalez began to close in on numerous team and league receiving records.
In 2007, Gonzalez continued his productivity in spite of the generally poor play of the Chiefs' offense. … Read More
2008 32 Years Old 1 More Event
In week 4 of the 2008 season, Gonzalez became NFL all time leader in reception yards for a tight end with 10,064, surpassing Shannon Sharpe. … Read More
Gonzalez was traded to the Atlanta Falcons in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2010 NFL Draft on April 23, 2009. … Read More
2011 35 Years Old 1 More Event
During the NFL lockout in 2011, Gonzalez contemplated retiring rather than sitting out an entire season and waiting to play in 2012. … Read More
2012 36 Years Old In the 2012 season opener, Gonzalez played in Arrowhead Stadium against the Chiefs for the first time in his career which ended with a Falcons' victory. … Read More
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