T.J Hockenson Net Worth – How Much Does The Footballer Earn?

T.J. Hockenson Net Worth
  • American football tight end T.J Hockenson’s net worth is estimated at around $5 Million.
  • After Dallas Clark, Hockenson is the third Hawkeye and the only sophomore to receive the award.
  • He also received the Kwalick-Clark Award for the tight end of the season.

T.J Hockenson’s net worth is known to be somewhere between $5 million. Detroit Lions tight end was born on July 3, 1997. He participated in college sports at Iowa. As a sophomore, he won the John Mackey Prize as the best tight end.

Hockenson has set college records for catching yards during a game and career. He also played as a defensive back. Hockenson was selected to the team of all-state players as a senior after leading his squad to the statewide playoffs. 

The TE was rated as a three-star prospect and was ranked as the seventh-best student-athlete in Iowa for the class of 2016.

Hockenson’s college career

Hockenson and Noah Fant were the two tight ends who were in the lineup for Iowa’s 2017 opening game against Wyoming. The following week, he caught the first receptions of his career versus Iowa State, completing two catches.

His best performance of the year came in Iowa’s surprise victory over Ohio State when the TE led his team with six receptions and two touchdowns. Hockenson eventually ended sixth on the squad for the campaign with 24 catches and three touchdown passes.

Hockenson and his colleague Noah Fant were both on the watchlist of the John Mackey Award in the 2018 campaign. In an opening-game defeat against Wisconsin, Hockenson set a career-best with 125 passing yards.

He once again exceeded the 100-yard milestone on October 13 against the rivals Indiana with four receptions and two touchdowns.

Hockenson eventually finished with 46 catches and six receiving touchdowns, which put him one touchdown behind Fant for the team lead race. He also received the Kwalick-Clark Award for the tight end of the season. 

In 2018, Hockenson won the John Mackey Trophy, given to the top tight end in high school football. After Dallas Clark, Hockenson is the third Hawkeye and the only sophomore to receive the award.

Hockenson’s NFL career

In the 2019 NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions picked Hockenson. On May 9, 2019, Hockenson and his team Lions, reached an agreement on a four-year deal of $19.8 million.

In December 2019, he was reserved because of his injury. Later on, he started playing and by the season’s conclusion, he had scored 32 receptions and two touchdowns.

Hockenson was unavailable for ten days after the Lions placed him on the COVID-19 list in July 2020.

Hockenson returned from injury in the game against the Chicago Bears. In December 2020, he discovered that he had been chosen for the 2021 Pro Bowl.

In the 48-45 defeat to the rival team Seattle Seahawks, Hockenson broke the Lions’ previous record of most receiving yards by a tight end.

He got around 179 yards off eight catches, breaking the previous mark of 161 yards set in 1964 by Jim Gibbons.

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