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Iowa Star T.J. Hockenson 'Dreamed' Of Being Drafted By This Team

T.J. Hockenson catches a pass for Iowa against Northwestern.

IOWA CITY, IOWA- NOVEMBER 10: Tight End T.J. Hockenson #38 of the Iowa Hawkeyes catches a pass during the first half in front of defensive back Travis Whillock #7 of the Northwestern Wildcats on November 10, 2018 at Kinnick Stadium, in Iowa City, Iowa. (Photo by Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

The 2019 NFL Draft is less than two weeks away. But while most players will be happy to go just about anywhere, it would seem Iowa tight end T.J. Hockenson has (or had) one particular destination in mind.

On Thursday, NFL Network's Good Morning Football uncovered a tweet Hockenson made back in 2015 that may have revealed which team he'd prefer to get drafted by. The post showed Hockenson at the podium for the NFL Draft being selected by the Kansas City Chiefs.

We may not know which team Hockenson supported growing up, but Kansas City is closer to his hometown in central Iowa than any other NFL city. It's certainly understandable that he'd want to play for a team close to home.

The Chiefs hold the No. 29 overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, and Hockenson is widely expected to go in the first round.

Hockenson is coming off a very impressive sophomore campaign for the Hawkeyes. He finished the season as the team's leader in receiving yards with 760.

For his efforts, Hockenson was awarded the Kwalick–Clark Tight End of the Year award.

Dallas Clark is the only Iowa tight end to go in the first round of the NFL Draft, but between Hockenson and fellow Iowa tight end Noah Fant, that number could easily double or triple this year.