Aaron Hernandez

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Aaron Hernandez
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Hernandez with the Patriots in 2011
No. 85, 81
Position:Tight end
Personal information
Born:(1989-11-06)November 6, 1989
Bristol, Connecticut
Died:April 19, 2017(2017-04-19) (aged 27)
Leominster, Massachusetts
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school:Bristol Central
(Bristol, Connecticut)
NFL Draft:2010 / Round: 4 / Pick: 113
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receiving yards:1,956
Receiving average:11.2
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Aaron Josef Hernandez (November 6, 1989 – April 19, 2017), was an American football tight end and convicted murderer. He was born in Bristol, Connecticut.[1] He was drafted by New England Patriots in 2010.

In 2013, Hernandez was indicted for first-degree murder. He was found guilty of murder in April 2015.[2] He was sentenced to life in prison without parole.[3]

He committed suicide by hanging on April 19, 2017 in his prison cell.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Aaron Hernandez". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved Apr 16, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Aaron Hernandez Found Guilty of Murder". The Chicago Tribune. Retrieved Apr 16, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. Susan Candiotti, Laura Dolan and Ray Sanchez. "Aaron Hernandez guilty of murder in death of Odin Lloyd". CNN. Retrieved April 13, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. Geoff Herbert (April 19, 2017). "Aaron Hernandez dead: Ex-NFL star commits suicide in prison (reports)". syracuse.com. Retrieved April 19, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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