George Kittle is ready for the Super Bowl after recovering from a groin injury that threatened his season. The 49ers’ tight end will face the Chiefs in the ultimate game after a stunning comeback against the Lions.
How George Kittle Overcame Injury and Became a Super Bowl Star
The 49ers were down by 17 points at halftime against the Lions, but they didn’t give up. They fought back and won the game, earning a spot in the Super Bowl. George Kittle played a key role in the victory, despite having a groin injury that bothered him throughout the offseason and preseason. He is now fully healthy and eager to compete for the championship.
Kittle and his teammate Charlie Woerner had some fun after the game, waving at the overhead camera. The 49ers are confident and excited for the Super Bowl, with all their star players, including Christian McCaffrey, in good shape.
George Kittle’s Biography
George Kittle was born on October 9, 1993, in Madison, Wisconsin. He is a talented tight end for the 49ers, who drafted him in the fifth round in 2017. He played college football at Iowa, where he met his wife Claire, a basketball player. They got married in 2019.
Kittle has been selected to five Pro Bowls and named First-team All-Pro twice. He has a strong sports background, as his father Bruce was a football player and his mother Jan played softball and basketball. He attended high schools in Iowa City, Cedar Falls, and Norman, Oklahoma.
Kittle is a loyal fan of the Chicago Bears, even though he plays for the 49ers. His sister Emma is married to Cody Ponce. Kittle also loves professional wrestling, especially Penta El Zero Miedo, whose “Cero Miedo” gesture he uses to celebrate first downs. In 2022, Kittle got a 49ers-themed lucha mask from Penta, showing his passion for wrestling.