- In 2019, was the recipient of the 49ers Len Eshmont Award, which is voted on by the players and is given to the 49er who best exemplifies the inspirational and courageous play of Len Eshmont, an original member of the 1946 49ers team.
- Named the recipient of the 2018 Bill Walsh Award, which was established in 2004 in honor of San Francisco's Hall of Fame Head Coach. The award, which is voted on by the coaching staff, is given to the 49er who has best represented the standard of professional excellence established by Walsh. Walsh served as the team's head coach for 10 seasons from 1979-88. In that time, he compiled a record of 102-63-1 and led the team to three Super Bowls. He was twice named Coach of the Year (1981, 1984) and was later named Coach of the Decade for the 1980s.
- His father, Bruce, was an offensive lineman at Iowa where he played in the 1982 Rose Bowl before suffering a career-ending injury in training camp with Washington in 1982. Following his football career, Bruce went on to become an assistant coach at Oklahoma University (2010-12). After more than five years as a criminal defense attorney, Bruce Kittle is the offensive line coach at Lipscomb Academy (Nashville, TN) HS, under former 49ers QB Trent Dilfer.
- Bruce writes George a letter prior to each game he plays that he reads on the bus on the way to the stadium.
- Kittle's cousin, Henry Krieger-Coble, signed with the Denver Broncos as an undrafted free agent TE in 2016. The two were teammates at Iowa.
Awards & Honors
- 2018: AP Second-Team All-Pro, PFWA NFL Most Improved Player, PFWA All-NFC Team, Bill Walsh Award, NFC Pro Bowl, Veteran Community Service Award
- 2019: AP First-Team All-Pro, PFWA All-NFL Team, PFWA All-NFC Team, Len Eshmont Award, NFC Pro Bowl
Nick Bosa, Trent Williams, George Kittle Land on PFWA's All-NFL, All-NFC Team
Three members of the 49ers earned a spot on Professional Football Writers of America's All-NFC team, with two on its All-NFL team, following standout 2021 campaigns.
What the 49ers and Packers Had to Say Following the Divisional Round
See what Kyle Shanahan, Jimmy Garoppolo, Matt LaFleur, Aaron Rodgers and other members of each team had to say following their Divisional Round matchup.
Three Keys to a 49ers Victory at Lambeau
What will it take to conquer the top-seeded Green Bay Packers?
What the 49ers and Cowboys Had to Say Following Super Wild Card Weekend
See what Kyle Shanahan, Jimmy Garoppolo, Mike McCarthy, Dak Prescott and other members of each team had to say following their Wild Card matchup.
What the 49ers and Rams Had to Say Following Week 18
See what Kyle Shanahan, Jimmy Garoppolo, Sean McVay, Matthew Stafford and other members of each team had to say following their Week 18 matchup.
49ers Offense Could Look Much Different for Trey Lance in Second Start
With Jimmy Garoppolo listed "doubtful," Trey Lance is likely to have a much improved supporting cast in his second-career start.
Three Titans Players to Watch for in Week 16
San Francisco will head to Tennessee to fight for a spot in the playoffs under "Thursday Night Football" lights.
2021 Power Rankings: 49ers Continue to Ascend Following Hot Streak
San Francisco has climbed up national charts in the latest look at power rankings across the league.
Just How Close is Nick Bosa to Making 49ers History?
With a career-high record of 15 sacks, San Francisco 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa is just five sacks away from setting a new franchise record.
George Kittle's Historic Efforts Earns Offensive Player of the Week Honors
Following his monstrous outing against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 14, Kittle has been named NFC Offensive Player of the Week.
Last Call: Ten 49ers Deserving of Your Pro Bowl Vote
Brandon Aiyuk, Nick Bosa and Trent Williams among others, are several 49ers who have proven themselves to be worthy of a Pro Bowl nod in 2022.
George Kittle Carries Team on his Back En Route to OT Victory vs. Bengals
With a dominant performance over the past two weeks, George Kittle is the first tight end in NFL history with back-to-back 150-plus yard games.
George Kittle, Jimmy Garoppolo Enter 49ers History Books With Win Over Bengals
Looking at stats and facts from the 49ers 26-23 overtime thriller in Cincinnati.
49ers Fueled by 'Passion of Hatred' Ahead of Rivalry in Seattle
San Francisco 49ers call Week 13's division rivalry the 'toughest game of the year' despite Seattle's adverse record.
Top Performers From 49ers Dominant Win Over Jaguars
Jeff Deeney of Pro Football Focus highlighted several players of note coming off of Sunday's victory. Here's a look at who stood out.
Rematch Between 49ers, Cardinals Presents a Vastly Different Challenge in Week 9
New faces and the uncertainty of others will be a striking difference in the Week 9 divisional rematch.
Around the NFC West: Recapping Trade Deadline Moves
San Francisco 49ers and NFC West rivals make noteworthy trade deals before back-to-back divisional matchups in Weeks 9 and 10.
George Kittle and the Evolution of 'National Tight Ends Day'
Move over, National Avocado Day. Kittle introduced the birth of National Tight Ends Day and its support from around the NFL.
49ers Announce Roster Moves Ahead of Week 5
Team announces series of roster moves heading into #SFvsAZ
What the 49ers and Packers Had to Say Following Week 3
See what Kyle Shanahan, Jimmy Garoppolo, Matt LaFleur, Aaron Rodgers and other members of each team had to say following their Week 3 matchup.
What the 49ers and Eagles Had to Say Following Week 2
See what Kyle Shanahan, Jimmy Garoppolo, Nick Sirianni, Jalen Hurts and other members of each team had to say following their Week 2 matchup.
What the 49ers and Lions Had to Say Following Week 1
See what Kyle Shanahan, Jimmy Garoppolo, Dan Campbell, Jared Goff and other members of each team had to say following their Week 1 matchup.
George Kittle, Travis Kelce, Greg Olsen Kick Off Tight End University
Over 40 tight ends across the league have descended upon Nashville for the three-day summit spearheaded by Kittle, Kelce and Olsen.
Kittle Says Trey Lance is 'In the Right Spot' with Shanahan and 49ers
The 49ers tight end applauded Lance's ability to "take risks" on offense and believes being coupled with Kyle Shanahan puts the rookie in a favorable position in the NFL.
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Garoppolo, Kittle, Samuel, Gould Recap 'Gritty' Win at Lambeau Field
Jimmy Garoppolo, George Kittle, Deebo Samuel and Robbie Gould reviewed the team's 13-10 win over the Packers and discussed how the team dealt with the weather at Lambeau.
Jimmy Garoppolo Finds George Kittle on Third-Down for a 24-Yard Gain
49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo's third-down strike hit tight end George Kittle in stride for a 24-yard gain.
George Kittle Corrals a One-Handed Grab for a 15-Yard Gain
49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo connected with tight end George Kittle on the sideline for a 15-yard pickup.
Kittle, Aiyuk, Omenihu Share a Scouting Report on the Packers
George Kittle, Brandon Aiyuk, and Charles Omenihu previewed the team's Divisional Round matchup against the Packers and discussed how battling through adversity throughout the 2021 season made the 49ers a better team.
Garoppolo, Samuel, Kittle, Williams, Mack Talk 49ers 'Team Win' in Dallas
Jimmy Garoppolo, Deebo Samuel, George Kittle, Trent Williams and Alex Mack reviewed the 49ers offensive performance against the Cowboys and reflected on playing in a historic NFL rivalry game.
Kittle, Williams, Bosa, Key: 49ers are 'Looking Forward to Playing against the Cowboys'
George Kittle, Trent Williams, Nick Bosa and Arden Key discussed the energy in the locker room heading into Super Wild Card Weekend and shared a scouting report on the Dallas Cowboys.
Garoppolo, Samuel, Kittle, Jennings Talk 'Resiliency' of the 49ers
Jimmy Garoppolo, Deebo Samuel, George Kittle and Jauan Jennings evaluated the offense's performance against the Rams in Week 18 and discussed the team's mindset coming back from a 17-point deficit.
Samuel, Kittle, Bosa, Mitchell Preview 'Physical' Matchup vs. Rams
Deebo Samuel, George Kittle, Nick Bosa and Elijah Mitchell spoke about the 49ers Week 18 matchup against the Rams, what they've seen from Jimmy Garoppolo in practice and the veteran leadership in the team's locker room.
Mic'd Up: Clutch Plays and Sideline Commentary with George Kittle
San Francisco's tight end was wired for sound during the 49ers Week 17 matchup against the Houston Texans, powered by Cisco.
Lance, Kittle, Samuel, Mitchell Discuss Offense's Rhythm During Week 17 Win
Trey Lance, George Kittle, Deebo Samuel and Elijah Mitchell shared the halftime adjustments the offense made during their 23-7 win over the Texans and discussed being in "playoff mode" to close out the 2021 season.
George Kittle Hauls in Must-See Catch vs. Texans
Tight end George Kittle made a one-handed catch from quarterback Trey Lance against the Houston Texans to move the 49ers across midfield.
Kittle, Samuel, Ward, Bosa Break Down Texans Film Ahead of Week 17 Matchup
George Kittle, Deebo Samuel, Jimmie Ward and Nick Bosa shared a scouting report on the Houston Texans and discussed the mood in the 49ers locker room.
Next Generations: George Kittle and Brian Urlacher Break Down Film
George Kittle and Hall of Fame linebacker Brian Urlacher sat down to watch each other's film on the football field and in the wrestling ring.
Garoppolo, Kittle, Samuel Talk 'Missed Opportunities' vs. Titans
Jimmy Garoppolo, George Kittle and Deebo Samuel reviewed the team's primetime loss against the Tennessee Titans and discussed the offense's Week 16 turnover struggles.
Garoppolo, Juszczyk, Samuel, Wilson Jr., Kittle Recap #ATLvsSF
Jimmy Garoppolo, Kyle Juszczyk, Deebo Samuel, Jeff Wilson Jr. and George Kittle evaluated the team's offensive performance against the Falcons and set the focus for the 49ers short week before "Thursday Night Football."
Jimmy Garoppolo Connects with George Kittle for a 28-Yard Gain
Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo found tight end George Kittle over the middle to set up a 49ers field goal.
George Kittle Rockets Down the Sideline for a 25-Yard Gain
49ers tight end George Kittle moved the 49ers downfield on a 25-yard catch and run.
Wishnowsky, Juszczyk, Bosa, Kittle Preview #ATLvsSF
Mitch Wishnowsky, Kyle Juszczyk, Nick Bosa and George Kittle spoke about the 49ers upcoming matchup against the Falcons, evaluated the team's performance in Cincinnati and discussed the energy in the locker room.
George Kittle Named Week 14 NVP on Nickelodeon's 'NFL Slimetime'
Lincoln Loud announced 49ers tight end George Kittle as the NVP of Week 14.
Peter Schrager Awards George Kittle His 'GMFB' Game Ball for Week 14
The "Good Morning Football" crew awarded Week 14 game balls, with Peter Schrager highlighting George Kittle's performance in Cincinnati.
SDX DNA of a Play: Keena Turner Breaks Down Pro Bowl Worthy Plays from 2021
Turner analyzed a few of the best plays from Nick Bosa, Brandon Aiyuk, George Kittle, Jimmie Ward and other 49ers so far this season, presented by Seaport Diagnostics. Vote your favorite 49ers players into the Pro Bowl at nfl.com/pro-bowl/ballot/.
Samuel, Aiyuk, Garoppolo, Kittle React to Game-Winning OT Touchdown
Deebo Samuel, Brandon Aiyuk, Jimmy Garoppolo and George Kittle reviewed the team's offensive performance in Cincinnati and shared their initial reactions to the 49ers game-winning touchdown.
Every George Kittle Catch from His 151-Yard Game in Cincinnati
Watch George Kittle's highlight-reel performance during the 49ers Week 14 matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals.
George Kittle Secures Fingertip Catch to Extend the 49ers Drive
49ers tight end George Kittle came down with the ball for a 19-yard gain.