Jets rookie TE Amaro wants to be next Gonzalez
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New York Jets rookie Jace Amaro, one of the most prolific pass-catching tight ends in college history, has set high expectations for himself in the NFL.
Gonzalez wrapped up a Hall of Fame-caliber career last season with 1,325 receptions, the most by a tight end.
Amaro acknowledged he has a lot to learn about the pro game, but he spoke confidently about his long-range potential.
He'd like to catch 100 passes in a season, something Gonzalez did only once.
The numbers might be inflated because he played in an up-tempo offense that averaged 55 pass attempts per game, but the Jets believe he has the talent to upgrade their 31st-ranked passing attack.