- 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
John Lynch, Kyle Shanahan Meet with George Kittle, Discuss Addition of Jordan Reed
Lynch and Shanahan held their first conference call since the end of the 2019 season and discussed Kittle's contract negotiations, the addition of Reed and the effects of COVID heading into camp among other topics.
Morning Report: George Kittle Lands Top TE Spot on NFL Top 100, Charley Casserly Argues Nick Bosa Deserved Top 10 Ranking, Richard Sherman Joins an Instagram Live with PFF
George Kittle is the final 49ers player announced on NFL's Top 100, NFL.com writers discuss Top 10 snubs, Richard Sherman says Jimmy Garoppolo could have Pro Bowl season in 2020.
Morning Report: 49ers Players Discuss Race and Police Brutality in America, NFL's Best Cornerback Trios, George Kittle and Trent Taylor Practice their Footwork
49ers players release the first episode of their "Subject to Change" series, San Francisco's CBs listed as one of the top trios in the NFL and George Kittle and Trent Taylor workout in Nashville.
Morning Report: Rich Eisen Reviews San Francisco's Offseason Moves, NFL's Top 100 Plays of 2019, Front Office Staff Supply Groceries for Over 900 Families
Rich Eisen says San Francisco had the "best offseason" in the NFL, 49ers land six plays in NFL's top 100 of 2019 and the 49ers front office joins Second Harvest Food Bank of Silicon Valley for a day of volunteering.
Morning Report: Kyle Shanahan Discusses Virtual Offseason, Robert Saleh Previews Javon Kinlaw's Potential, 49ers Mailbag
Kyle Shanahan reviewed the team's virtual training sessions, Robert Saleh discussed the process to drafting Javon Kinlaw and how to submit your 49ers questions to be answered on 49ers.com.
Morning Report: Kendrick Bourne Sets 2020 Goals, 49ers Players Sign Petition to End Qualified Immunity, Third-Annual Quarterback Coaching Summit
Kendrick Bourne shares six goals to prepare for the upcoming season, 49ers players and coaches sign petition for the Ending Qualified Immunity Act, Black College Football Hall of Fame the NFL announced third-annual Quarterback Coaching Summit.
Morning Report: NFL's 50 Best Players, 'Follow Your Bliss' Announces 2020 Recipients, Arik Armstead Reads to 2nd and 3rd Graders
Three 49ers players named to NFL's Top 50, 49ers EDU selects 2020 recipients of the Dr. Harry Edwards 'Follow Your Bliss' award and Arik Armstead surprises class for a special story time.
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WR TE Career
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|2018||San Francisco 49ers||16||16||88||1377||15.6||85||5||1||10||10||10||0|
|2019||San Francisco 49ers||14||14||85||1053||12.4||61||5||5||22||4.4||18||0||1||0|
|2020||San Francisco 49ers||1||1||4||44||11||14||0||1||9||9||9||0|
Training Camp Rewind presented by SAP: Catching Up With Tight Ends George Kittle and Charlie Woerner
49ers senior reporter Keiana Martin reviewed the major storylines following the team's first week of practices and spoke with George Kittle about his T-shirt war with Jimmy Garoppolo, the tight end room and his excitement to see Trent Taylor this year.
49ers 2020 State of the Franchise Ep. 8: Catching Up with the 49ers Offense
Jimmy Garoppolo, George Kittle, Trent Williams and Mike McGlinchey discussed their preparations for the upcoming season and shared how they are keeping virtual meetings fun on the final episode of the 49ers SOTF, presented by Cisco.
49ers Players and Alumni Congratulate Class of 2020 During 49ers @Home Graduation Presented by Chegg
Jimmy Garoppolo, Nick Bosa, Robbie Gould and other 49ers players, as well as alumni Jerry Rice and Steve Young, congratulate recent graduates and share words of encouragement as they move into the next phase of their lives.