IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa tight end T.J. Hockenson is the recipient of the 2018 John Mackey Award going to the top tight end in college football
The Mackey Award will be presented tonight.
Hockenson, a redshirt sophomore from Chariton is the second Iowa tight end to earn the award..
Hockenson is the first sophomore to win the award, and Iowa is one of two schools to have multiple winners of the award. Hockenson is the fifth Big Ten player to be recognized.
Hockenson leads Iowa with 46 receptions for 717 yards and six receiving touchdowns. He also has one rushing touchdown.