He was selected in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers. He is a three-time Pro Bowler and was first-team All-Pro in 2019.
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|Real Name||George Kreiger Kittle|
|Nickname||Stone cold Kittle|
|Profession||American Football tight end|
|Date of Birth||9 October 1993|
|Age (as in 2021)||28 years|
|High School||Lowa City West High School, Cedar Falls High School and Norman High School|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 193 cm
in meters- 1.93 m
in feet inches- 6'4"
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 113 kg
in pounds- 250 lbs
|Eye Color||Light Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Arms/ Biceps||33.13 inch|
|Debut||NFL Draft: 2016|
|Awards & Achievements||• First-team All-Pro in 2019
• Second-team All-Pro 2018
• 3 x Pro Bowl (2018, 2019, 2021)
|Relationships & Affairs|
|Parents||Father- Bruce Kittle
Mother- Jan Kreiger
|Net Worth||$2.69 million|
|Contract||5 year, $75,000,000 contract with the San Francisco 49ers|
George was born into a Christian family in Madison, Wisconsin. His father’s name is Bruce Kittle and his mother’s name is Jan Kreiger. There is no update about his siblings.
Relationship, Wife, and Affairs
George Kittle got married to Claire Kittle on 9 April 2019. They often share their images and lifestyle on social media.
He went to Iowa City West High School, Cedar Falls High School, Norman High School in Iowa City, Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa, and Norman, Oklahoma.
He is committed to playing collegiate football at the University of Iowa. Bruce Kittle, his father, was a former college football coach and also played at Iowa.
Kittle played tight end for the Iowa Hawkeyes from 2012 to 2016. During his collegiate career, he had 48 receptions for 737 yards and 10 touchdowns.
He headlined a tight-end unit that contained junior Peter Pekar and freshman Noah Fant as a senior.
George Kittle is 6 feet 4 inches (193 cm) tall and a fit sportsperson. He weighed nearly 250 lbs (113 kgs). His eye color is light brown, and he has brown hair.
The San Francisco 49ers selected George Kittle in the fifth round (146th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft.
He was ranked the fifth-best tight end prospect in the draft by NFL analyst Mike Mayock and sixth-best by Gil Brandt.
Kittle is reunited with former Iowa teammate C. J. Beathard, whom he drafted in the third round.
On May 4, 2017, the San Francisco 49ers signed Kittle to a four-year, $2.69 million contract that included a signing bonus of $298,287.
Kittle made his NFL debut in the 49ers’ season-opener against the Carolina Panthers. He was named the starting tight end to start the regular season.
Kittle set a franchise record for reception yards by a tight end with 210. He also became the first 49ers tight end to surpass 1,000 receiving yards. In the season finale against the Rams, Kittle broke Travis Kelce’s single-season receiving yards record.
The San Francisco 49ers’ George Kittle was named to his second Pro Bowl. He had the highest overall Pro Football Focus grade of any player in the NFL during the first four weeks. In Super Bowl LIV, he caught four passes for 36 yards against the Kansas City Chiefs.
Kittle signed a five-year, $75 million contract with the 49ers with an $18 million signing bonus, making him the highest-paid tight end in the league.
After missing two games due to a knee injury, he had seven receptions for 109 receiving yards and one touchdown in the 24-16 victory over the Rams.
On November 5, 2020, Kittle was placed on an injured reserve with a broken bone in his foot. He was activated on December 25, 2020.
On October 9, 2021, tight end George Kittle was placed on an injured reserve with a calf injury. He was activated on November 6 and played in the next two games.
On November 8, in his return game, Kittle caught six passes for 101 yards and a touchdown in a loss to the Arizona Cardinals.
In Week 13, Kittle had nine receptions for 181 yards and two touchdowns in a 30-23 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.
Awards and Achievements
- Tight end with the most receiving yards in a half: 210.
- 870 is the first tight end to lead the league in yards after reception.
- Tight end with the most receiving yards in his first three seasons: 2,945.
- For the first time, a tight end has at least 150 receiving yards and one score in two consecutive games.
49ers Francsico Records
- Tight end with the most receiving yards in a game: 210
- Tight end with the most catches in a season: 88
- For the first time, a tight end has surpassed 1,000 receiving yards.
George Kittle has a net worth of $2.69 million dollars as of 2021. But in 2022 he signed a contract of $11.45 million with the San Francisco 49ers.
Kittle signed 5 years, $75,000,000 contract with the San Francisco 49ers. You can read more about his cash details from here.