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George Kittle

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Norman, Okla.

High School:
Norman

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 230

Position:
TE

Birthdate:
10/09/1993

09/15/2014

Game Notes: Iowa at Pitt

Hawkeyes and Panthers kickoff at 11:01 a.m. (CT) on ESPNU

06/23/2014

Ready to Step Up

Iowa football has 4 talented tight ends ready to produce

12/11/2013

49 Hawkeyes Named Fall Academic All-Big Ten

2 UI student-athletes post unblemished 4.0 grade point averages

11/09/2013

Iowa Routs Purdue to Become Bowl Eligible

Hawkeyes down Boilermakers, 38-14, to improve to 6-4

10/19/2013

Iowa's Upset Bid Falls Short in Columbus

Hawkeyes fall to No. 3/4 Ohio State, 34-24

12/28/2013

Outback Bowl Practice No. 13

Outback Bowl Practice No. 13 Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013

12/26/2013

Hawkeye Football Outback Bowl Practice 12

The Hawkeyes practice Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 as they prepare for their Outback Bowl matchup with LSU

11/09/2013

Iowa vs Purdue 11-9-13

Iowa travels to Purdue to face off against the Boilermakers are Ross-Ade stadium on Nov. 9.

2013 Honors - - Academic All-Big Ten . . . 2013 - - Saw action in 12 games, with five receptions for 108 yards . . . saw first career action in 30-27 opening loss to Northern Illinois, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 28-14 win over Missouri State as offense gained 491 yards total offense . . . first career reception vs. Missouri State covered 47 yards for his only reception of the game . . . one of two starting tight ends in 27-21 win at Iowa State, but had no statistics as offense gained 378 yards total offense and rushed for over 200 yards in third straight outing . . . saw action in 59-3 win over Western Michigan, but had no statistics as offense gained 446 yards total offense and rushed for over 200 yards in fourth straight game . . . saw action in 23-7 win at Minnesota, but had no statistics as offense gained 464 yards total offense and rushed for over 200 yards in fifth straight outing . . . saw action in 26-14 loss to Michigan State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 34-24 loss at Ohio State, recording one reception for 24 yards . . . saw action in 17-10 OT win over Northwestern, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 28-9 loss to Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 38-14 win at Purdue as offense rushed for 318 yards and gained 509 yards total offense . . . led receivers with three receptions for 37 yards in win at Purdue . . . did not see action in 24-21 win over Michigan due to injury . . . saw action in 38-17 win at Nebraska, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 21-14 Outback Bowl loss to LSU, but had no statistics.

2012 Honors - - Team Leader Award, special teams . . . 2012 - - redshirted.

High school honors - - Earned all-state, all-district and all-conference honors as a senior . . . Career - - earned two varsity letters while playing tight end, wide receiver, linebacker and defensive back . . . helped prep team reach state playoffs as a junior and senior . . . team captain as a senior . . . averaged 11.6 yards on 26 receptions as a senior, with five touchdowns, and also recorded five interceptions on defense . . . recorded 24 receptions and scored five touchdowns as a junior and had five interceptions . . . also earned two letters as basketball power forward.

Personal - - Born 10/09/93 in Madison, Wis. . . . communications major . . . member of Dean's List . . . parents are Jan Krieger and Bruce Kittle . . . his father, Bruce Kittle, is former Iowa offensive lineman and was co-captain of Iowa's 1982 Rose Bowl team . . . cousin of current TE Henry Krieger Coble . . . high school coach was Greg Nation.

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