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C.J. Fiedorowicz
TE #87
Height:
6-5
Weight:
265
College:
Iowa
Experience:
R

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TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans with the first pick in the third round (65th overall) in the 2014 NFL Draft.

CAREER AT IOWA:
• Started 20 of the 51 games that he appeared in, catching 91 passes for 899 yards (9.9 average) and 10 touchdowns
• Closed out his career with at least one reception in his last 31 games, the second-longest streak for any active tight end in the Football Bowl Championship Subdivision

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans with the first pick in the third round (65th overall) in the 2014 NFL Draft.

CAREER AT IOWA:
• Started 20 of the 51 games that he appeared in, catching 91 passes for 899 yards (9.9 average) and 10 touchdowns
• Closed out his career with at least one reception in his last 31 games, the second-longest streak for any active tight end in the Football Bowl Championship Subdivision

2013
• The recipient of the Coaches Appreciation Award, Offense, received All-Big Ten Conference first-team honors from The NFL Draft Report and the league’s coaches, adding second-team accolades from the media
• The John Mackey Award Watch List member started all 13 games, ranking second on the team with 30 receptions for 299 yards and six touchdowns
• Had 19 first down grabs
• Closed out his career with at least one reception in 31 consecutive games

2012
• All-Big Ten Conference honorable mention by the league’s coaches and media
• Started all 12 games, finishing third on the team with 45 catches for 433 yards (9.6 average) and one touchdown
• Gained at least 10 yards on 14 of those catches, including three for 20 yards or longer
• Added 56 knockdowns and seven touchdown-resulting blocks
• Caught at least one pass in every game

2011
• Appeared in all 13 games, earning five starts
• Finished fifth on the team with 16 receptions for 167 yards (10.4 average) and three touchdowns

2010
• Played in 13 games
• Made two tackles while gaining 4 yards on a kickoff return

HIGH SCHOOL
• Attended Johnsburg (Ill.) High School, playing football for head coach Barry Creviston
• His career totals include 183 receptions for 3,121 yards (17.1 average) and 42 touchdowns, all school records that rank among the top 10 in Illinois state history
• Earned USA Today All-American honors and was named to ESPN’s Top 150
• As a sophomore, pulled in 64 passes for 1,043 yards (16.3 average) and 11 scores
• Competed as a tight end, wide receiver, running back, quarterback, linebacker, defensive end and free safety, long snapper and also returned punts and kickoffs
• Team captain who collected 809 yards on 49 receptions and 11 touchdowns as a junior
• Closed out his career with 44 receptions for 921 yards and 15 touchdowns as a senior
• Rated the fifth-best tight end in the country and second-best prospect in the state of Illinois by Rivals.com
• First team all-state honors from the Chicago Sun Times, Chicago Tribune and Champaign News Gazette
• First team Class 4-A all-state pick as a junior and sophomore, along with earning first team all-conference honors for three straight seasons and League Player of the Year accolades as a senior
• Closed out his football career participating in the Army All-American Bowl
• Lettered four times in basketball, earning all-league and all-area honors
• Set the school hoops career-record for scoring (1,400 points in four seasons) and was heavily pursued by Indiana and Wisconsin to play both sports at the collegiate level
• Received two letters in baseball and two more as a member of the track team

PERSONAL
• Majored in leisure studies
• Son of Leeann and Gary Fiedorowicz
• Father was a power-lifter who got C.J. interested in weight training in the eighth grade
• Sister, Paige, also attended Johnsburg High School, where she was a three-sport standout athlete excelling in volleyball, basketball and track. She left Johnsburg as its all-time career scoring leader among both the boys and girls team and later starred for the women’s basketball team at Marquette (2008-11)
• Born Colton John Fiedorowicz on 10/22/91

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