George Krieger Kittle plays tight end for the National Football League’s San Francisco 49ers. He was picked by the 49ers in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL Draft after playing college football for the University of Iowa Hawkeyes. He has made three Pro Bowl appearances and was named to the 2019 First-Team All-Pro team.
Kittle was born in Madison, Wisconsin, but relocated to Iowa when he was a child. 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 college football at the University of Iowa. Bruce Kittle, his father, was a former college football coach and also played at Iowa.
George Kittle’s parents Jan Krieger and Bruce Kittle
Bruce Kittle and Jan Krieger were his parents when George Kittle was born. They also have a daughter, Emma, in addition to George. The American footballer was nurtured in Iowa after being born in Madison, Wisconsin.
For more than 37 years, the Kittles has been married. His father and mother are both former athletes. Coach Barry Alvarez coached Bruce as an offensive lineman at the University of Iowa.
Jan was a basketball star in high school in Iowa and even played softball at Drake University. She was an All-American basketball player as well. They were always encouraging and supportive of their son’s ambitions, and they assisted him throughout his career.