Jimmy Graham played only one year of college football for the University of Miami after playing four years of college basketball, and was drafted by the Saints in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft.
In his second season in the NFL, Graham had 99 receptions for 1,310 yards and 11 touchdowns. That year he made his first Pro Bowl appearance and was selected as an All-Pro player at his position. He became the first tight end in Saints history to have more than 1,000 receiving yards in a season. Graham set the Saints franchise record for receptions in a season while also tying the Saints franchise record for touchdowns in a season (tied with Marques Colston and Joe Horn). According to the 2012 NFL Top 100 annual player poll which ranks the 100 best players in the NFL, based on NFL players voting on their peers, as well as the votes of coaches, Jimmy Graham was ranked 14th overall in the NFL. Graham is also second all-time for most receiving yards by a tight end in a single season
Pro Bowl (2011)
Ed Block Courage Award (2011)