Hernandez was an All-American at Florida and won was a part of the National Championship team with Tim Tebow in 2009. The New England Patriots drafted Hernandez along with Rob Gronkowski in 2010, forming possibly the best tight end tandem in NFL history. He finished his career with 1,956 yards and 18 touchdowns.
Hernandez’s career came to a quick end after he was charged for the murder of Odin Lloyd in 2013. Two years later he was found guilty of murder in the first-degree and sentenced to life in prison. During the Lloyd trail, he was indicted for a double homicide, though he was later acquitted after the trail in 2017. A few days after the acquittal, Hernandez was found dead in his cell after committing suicide.