T.J. Hockenson is off to a roaring start with the Detroit Lions.

Hockenson was taken by the Lions at No. 8 overall in the 2019 NFL Draft. Billed as a complete tight end, Hockenson has not disappointed early on.

In fact, he has set an NFL record in his first regular-season action. According to the Detroit Lions PR account, Hockenson’s 124 receiving yards is the most by a tight end in his debut. He passes a record set by Monty Stickles set in 1960.

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Hockenson has five catches for 124 yards and a score in his first regular-season game. He may even get a chance to add to that total as Detroit is still in action. Anyone wondering if he would be used in Detroit’s offense early on now has a resounding answer:

Detroit’s PR account also indicated that Hockenson is just the second Lions player to eclipse 100 yards receiving in his first game. Certainly a memorable debut for the Hawkeye: