Future Watch: Noah Fant Rookie Football Cards, Broncos – Noah Fant was drafted by the Denver Broncos with the 20th overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. The 6-4, 249 tight end is a big player and he has a bright future.
He was a star for the University of Iowa, the Hawkeyes. In his freshman season he barely saw the field. He had nine catches for 70 yards and a touchdown. He would have to wait until the next year to start making an impact.
In 2017, he played in 12 games and had 30 catches for 494 yards and 11 touchdowns with a terrific 16.5 yards per catch average. He had a few rushes and was now the top tight end on his team.
He played in 12 games once again in 2018 and topped his previous season in catches and yards. He caught 39 balls for 518 yards and seven touchdowns. He had a 13.3 yards per catch and he was voted to the First-Team, All-Big Ten team. The season before he was voted on the third team. After his season ended, he declared he would enter the NFL Draft.
At the NFL Combine, he ran a 4.5 in the 40-yard dash! His vertical jump was 39.5” and he pumped the bench press 20 times. It was a good day and his stock rose.
Fant made the Broncos out of camp and caught two passes for 29 yards in Week One against the rival Raiders.
His final numbers for the 2019 season was 40 catches for 562 yards and three touchdowns. He was responsible for 23 first downs and his long was a 75-yard catch score.
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