WATCH: Gronk Breaks World Record With A Football Catch From 600 Feet

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The legend of Gronk grew bigger Friday night. Fresh off winning his fourth Super Bowl with the Patriots and the Buccaneers, Rob Gronkowski is at the University of Arizona this weekend to serve as an honorary captain for today’s spring game. He played for the Wildcats from 2007-09 before entering the NFL draft and becoming the number one party boy and fan favorite of the New England Patriots.

Gronk returned to the center of the Arizona Stadium football field to try to break the record for the, “highest altitude catch of an American football." The previous record was 563 feet set at TCU's campus in 2017.

Watch as he pushes the envelope to 600 feet. Go big or go home! The football is dropped from a helicopter, the crowd has their phones ready, and...