T.J. Hockenson

  • Height
    6' 5"
  • Weight
    251 lbs
  • Arm Length
    32 1/4" (23rd)
T.J. Hockenson headshot
  • Draft Pick
    1.08 2019
  • College
    Iowa
  • Age
    24.9

T.J. Hockenson Bio & Season Stats

Year Games Tgts Rec Rec Yds YPR Air Yds Rec TD Fantasy Pts/Game
2021 12 83 61 583 9.6 601 4 12.1 (#7)
2020 16 101 67 723 10.8 751 6 11.0 (#7)
2019 12 59 32 367 11.5 476 2 6.7 (#24)
  • College Dominator
    24.0 (74th)
  • College YPR
    15.5 (82nd)
  • Breakout Age
    21.2 (49th)
  • SPARQ-x
    115.2 (76th)

T.J. Hockenson Advanced Stats & Metrics

Value Over Stream

+2.4
(#86)

Value Over Stream: Valuation scheme calculates a player’s fantasy pts/game over the average waiver wire replacement in standard fantasy league formats during either the current season (or previous year during the offseason) and adjusts for positional bust rates. VOS rank in parenthesis spans all positions, enabling player comparisons across QB's, RB's, WR's, and TE's.

2021

Snap Share

2021

Target Share

2021

Fantasy Points

T.J. Hockenson ADP

84.10
(-0.67)
Average Draft Position (2022)
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7.12 Pick
TE7 Rank

Popularity Index

#161

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T.J. Hockenson Injury History

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Games Missed
Injury Reports
Toe injury
Week 10 (2020)
0
1
Ankle sprain
Week 13 (2019)
4
4
Shoulder sprain
Week 12 (2019)
0
1
Concussion
Week 4 (2019)
0
1
Thumb injury
Week 13 (2021)
5
5

T.J. Hockenson College Stats

Year Games Recs Rec Yds Tgt Share Catch Rate Special Teams Age School
2017 10 (TE) 24 (38 tgts) 320 (13.3 ypr) 10.7% 63.2% 0 20 Iowa
2018 13 (TE) 49 (62 tgts) 760 (15.5 ypr) 15.2% 79.0% 0 21 Iowa

Who is T.J. Hockenson

TJ Hockenson's predraft athletic profile was particularly eye-catching leading up to the 2019 NFL Draft. He logged a 73rd percentile 40 time of 4.70, and a 90th percentile Burst Score and an 88th percentile Agility Score, along with an incredible wingspan of 10.29. The Lions used the eighth overall pick to select Hockenson in the draft.

Hockenson finished No.3 in receiving yards with 723 in his second season, split almost evenly with 395 Completed Air Yards (No.5 among tight ends) and 328 YAC (No.3). But Hockenson led all tight ends with 11 drops. Hockenson only played 12 games in 2021, but he was still No.9 with 61 receptions on 360 routes run. He was also No.5 in playing 83.8 percent of the offensive snaps when healthy and commanding a 21 percent target share. Hockenson excelled in fighting for the ball with a No.1 Contested Catch Rate of 73.3%. He saw just four deep balls all season long. Hockenson committed just two drops in 2021. Hockenson had surgery on his thumb towards the end of the 2021 season.