Cole Croston was signed by the New England Patriots as a rookie free agent on May 5, 2017.
2017 (3/0, 1/0)
- Was inactive through the first nine games of the season.
- Was active for the first time in his career and saw limited snaps at left guard late in the fourth quarter of the 33-8 victory at Oakland (11/19) in Mexico City's Estadio Azteca.
- Came in at guard in place of Shaq Mason for the final three kneel-downs in the win vs. Miami (11/26).
- Appeared on the final offensive drive for the final two kneel-downs in the win at Buffalo (12/3).
- Was inactive at Miami (12/11), at Pittsburgh (12/17), vs. Buffalo (12/24) and vs. N.Y. Jets (12/31).
- Was inactive for the Divisional round victory vs.Tennessee (1/13).
- Made his postseason debut and saw limited snaps on special teams in the AFC Championship victory vs. Jacksonville (1/21).
- Was inactive during Super Bowl LII vs. Philadelphia (2/4).
- Combined for 18 starts at right and left tackle over his final two seasons at Iowa. Named honorable mention All-Big Ten as a senior despite missing four games with an injury.
- Originally joined the program as a walk-on and redshirted his freshman season in 2012.
- Earned first team all-conference honors as a lineman and punter at Sergeant Bluff-Luton High School.
- Father, Dave, was a three-year letterman at Iowa (1984-86).
- Majored in finance with a psychology minor at Iowa.