George Krieger Kittle is an American football tight end for the National Football League’s San Francisco 49ers. He was born on October 9, 1993. He attended the University of Iowa Hawkeyes and was taken in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers. He is a three-time Pro Bowler and was named to the 2019 NFL First Team All-Pro.
Kittle was born in Madison, Wisconsin, but grew up in Iowa. He attended Iowa City West High School, Cedar Falls High School, and Norman High School, all in Iowa City, Iowa. He made a college football commitment to the University of Iowa. Bruce Kittle, his father, is a former college football coach who also played at Iowa.
Kittle played for Kirk Ferentz’s Iowa Hawkeyes from 2012 to 2016. Kittle played a supporting role as a freshman, behind seniors C. J. Fiedorowicz, Ray Hamilton, and Jake Duzey.
Against the Missouri State Bears, he had his first collegiate reception, a 47-yarder. He grabbed five passes for a total of 108 yards and a touchdown.
George Kittle’s salary
George Kittle base salary will be $11.45 million in 2022
George Kittle’s net worth
George Kittle’s net worth is $2.69 million
George Kittle’s contact details
George Kittle signed a five-year, $75 million deal with the San Francisco 49ers, which includes a $18 million signing bonus, a $40 million guarantee, and an average annual salary of $15 million.