A collegiate lacrosse star from Wyckoff, New Jersey transferred from Penn State to Monmouth University, transitioned into a football player, despite long odds made it to the NFL, won 2 Super Bowls, left football, became a professional lacrosse player, and today marked his return to professional football. What a story!

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It's been one heck of a run for this New Jersey athlete, Chris Hogan. His NFL career started in 2011 with the 49ers. He was undrafted but they saw something special in him. Sadly, he didn't make the team but the NFL dream didn't end there.

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He took his talents to Miami and then to the New York Giants. While he didn't make their rosters, he was getting noticed...setting up an extraordinary career.

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In 2012, Hogan got picked up by the Bills. Over 4 years, he accumulated over 900 yards receiving and over $2 million in earnings. Still, the best was yet to come.

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A big offer from the New England Patriots connected Hogan to Tom Brady. In 3 years, he earned 2 Super Bowls and over $11 million. And his career continued...

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One forgettable year with the Carolina Panthers and he was headed home to play in Jersey.

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In 2020, Hogan played 5 games for the New York Jets and started 4. At the end of the season, he shared his desire to play his first love of lacrosse. He even signed with the Premier Lacrosse League in March. Just 4 months later, Hogan's returning to the NFL after completing a deal with the New Orleans Saints. Go get 'em, Chris!

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