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Athletes Who Retired Way Too Early

Athletes Who Retired Way Too Early September 4, 2019Leave a comment

    Andrew Luck stunned both Indianapolis Colts fans and the wider world of sports with his retirement announcement in August 2019 at the age of 29. But he was hardly the first high-profile athlete to retire too early. Here are some of the biggest athletes who surprised fans with their retirements…

    Rob Gronkowski

    Associated Press: Jeff Roberson

    Drafted by the Patriots in the second round of the 2010 NFL Draft, Gronk dominated the tight end position (and the party scene) for most of the next ten years, helping lead New England to a slew of play-off wins and three Super Bowl victories. In just his second year, Gronk led the league in receiving touchdowns, the only tight end ever to hold this honor. Unfortunately, his career was also plagued by injuries, and he chose to go out on top after the Patriots’ 2018 Super Bowl win.