A photo of Aaron Hernandez in 2011, during his days as a New England Patriots tight end. He wore uniform #81 during his time with the team. Hernandez was drafted by the Patriots in 2010 and played with the team until 2013, when he was arrested for the murder of a friend named Odin Lloyd. He was convicted in 2015 and committed suicide in prison in 2017. After his death he was diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.