« BACK TO TMZ TMZ

Our TV Shows

Got a Tip?

Call TMZ at (888) 847-9869 or Click Here

Chad Ochocinco

I GET TO KEEP #85

7/30/2011 6:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0730_chad_ochocinco_getty
Chad Ochocinco is whole again -- because Aaron Hernandez relinquished his number 85 ... FOR FREE.

Ocho (seen above at practice yesterday) was willing to fork over some bucks for the number, but Hernandez did him a solid as a "welcome to the team" gesture. Hernandez told reporters, "Chad Ochocinco came to the team and he’s a great player and I had a chance to get my college number back and he obviously wanted 85, and it wasn’t a problem."

Ochocinco joked that he would let Hernandez drive his Toyota Prius on weekends ... and might toss a few McDonald's coupons in.


For more sports stories, check out tmzsports.com!

Around The Web