Rankings

Player Display Name: 
George Kittle

Tight end
School: Iowa | Conference: BIG 10
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6-3.5 / 247 | 40: 4.52 | DRAFT YR:2017

Rankings

Grade
3.48
Projected Round
5th
Bio: 
Started six games as a junior before taking over full-time in 2016, making 17 catches for 280 yards and two touchdowns through six-plus games before injuring his foot in an October game against Purdue. Had just five catches for 34 yards in three games over the rest of the season. Academic All-Big Ten all four seasons at Iowa.
Pos: 
Marginally productive tight end who has flashed ability the past two seasons. Fluid, athletic and plays to his 40 time. Catches the errant pass in contorted positions and easily adjusts to the throw. Plays with leverage, gives effort blocking and displays good vision.
Neg: 
Was never a big part of the passing game at Iowa. Average blocking strength.
Analysis: 
Kittle possesses the size and speed for a next-level prospect, yet to this point he is more athlete than football player.