2013 NFL Draft: Nick Kasa Hopes to Be the Next Rob Gronkowski

BR StudiosFeatured ColumnistApril 5, 2013

He's built like Gronk. He runs like Gronk. And hopefully for the team that takes him, he catches the ball like Gronk. 

Nick Kasa is still learning the tight end position, as he didn't play it until his junior year in high school. After suffering some injury-plagued years at Colorado, he was fully healthy his senior year and he showed great promise. The 6'6" and 269-pound tight end hauled in 25 catches for 391 yards and three touchdowns. 

In addition to having nice hands, Kasa has surprisingly good speed and is a strong blocker. 

The next Gronk? Time will tell. But we do know Kasa has a knack for making headlines similar to Rob Gronkowski.

Shorty after the NFL Scouting Combine in February, Kasa said, "[Teams] ask you like, 'Do you have a girlfriend? Are you married? Do you like girls?" he told ESPN Radio Denver, referring to scouts' interviews at the combine.  

Check out the video above as Kasa talks about being the next Gronk and answers a few more fun questions.

Let us know in the comments below if you think Nick Kasa will shine in the NFL.

Where will Nick Kasa go in the 2013 NFL draft?

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