Defensive end George Karlaftis plays in the National Football League for the Kansas City Chiefs. He is 119 kg and 1.93 m tall. He attended West Lafayette Junior-Senior High School, where he played high school football, and recorded 41 sacks during his time there.
He participated in the 2019 U.S. Army All-American Game and won Defensive Player of the Year for his efforts there. He attended Purdue in January 2019 after finishing high school early. He participated in football for the Purdue Boilermakers at Purdue. He took part in spring practice as a true freshman and started all 12 games. He finished third on the team with 54 tackles and 7.5 sacks.
He only participated in three games as a sophomore in 2020 because to a favorable COVID-19 outcome, but he finished the season with four tackles and two sacks. He was a member of both the Second Team and the Academic All-Big Ten Second Team. His three tackles for the year included two solo stops, one of which was a sack against Iowa on October 24.
On October 31 at Illinois, he recorded a further sack. His plan to enter the 2022 NFL Draft was announced after he recorded 4.5 sacks in 2021. The Kansas City Chiefs selected Karlaftis with the 30th overall choice in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft.
Where Is George Karlaftis From?
George Karlaftis is from Athens in Greece.