George Kittle

TE

#85

Experience: 3 years

Height: 6-4

Age: 25

Weight: 250 lbs

College: Iowa

2018 SEASON

  • REC
    88
  • YDS
    1377
  • AVG
    15.7
  • TDS
    5

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Preseason

WK Game Date OPP RESULT REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
4 08/30/2018 Chargers L 21 - 23
3 08/25/2018 @Colts L 17 - 23
2 08/18/2018 @Texans L 13 - 16
1 08/09/2018 Cowboys W 24 - 21 0 0 0

Regular Season

WK Game Date OPP RESULT REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
17 12/30/2018 @Rams L 32 - 48 9 149 16.6 43 1
16 12/23/2018 Bears L 9 - 14 7 74 10.6 35 0
15 12/16/2018 Seahawks W 26 - 23 3 51 17 21 0
14 12/09/2018 Broncos W 20 - 14 7 210 30 85 1
13 12/02/2018 @Seahawks L 16 - 43 6 70 11.7 28 0
12 11/25/2018 @Buccaneers L 9 - 27 6 48 8 12 0 1 10 10 10 0
10 11/12/2018 Giants L 23 - 27 9 83 9.2 22 0
9 11/01/2018 Raiders W 34 - 3 4 108 27 71 1
8 10/28/2018 @Cardinals L 15 - 18 5 57 11.4 20 0
7 10/21/2018 Rams L 10 - 39 5 98 19.6 35 1
6 10/15/2018 @Packers L 30 - 33 4 30 7.5 11 0
5 10/07/2018 Cardinals L 18 - 28 5 83 16.6 45 0
4 09/30/2018 @Chargers L 27 - 29 6 125 20.8 82 1
3 09/23/2018 @Chiefs L 27 - 38 5 79 15.8 23 0
2 09/16/2018 Lions W 30 - 27 2 22 11 17 0
1 09/09/2018 @Vikings L 16 - 24 5 90 18 36 0

Biography

​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

Career Highlights

  • Set an NFL record for most rec. yds. (1,377) in a season by a TE in 2018.
  • Since entering the league in 2017, Kittle ranks 3rd in the NFL in rec. yds. among all TEs.
  • In 2017, his rookie season, registered 43 recepts. for 515 yds. and 2 TDs. His 515 rec. yds. are the most by a 49ers rookie TE since the merger in 1970 and ranked 2nd among rookie TEs.
  • Registered 7 recepts. for a career-high 210 yds. and 1 TD vs. Den. (12/9/18). His 210 rec. yds. are the most in a single game by a TE in franchise history and the 8th-most among all players.
  • His 210 rec. yds vs. Den. (12/9/18) are also the 3rd-most by a TE in a single game in the NFL since 1960.
  • With 210 rec. yds. vs. Den. (12/9/18), became the first 49ers TE to eclipse the 1,000-yd. receiving mark and set the franchise record for most yds. in a single season by a 49ers TE. He is the first member of the 49ers to register at least 1,000 rec. yds. in a single season since WR Anquan Boldin registered 1,062 rec. yds. in 2014.

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