2017 Guide: What Ourlads' NFL Scouting Services said about GEORGE KITTLE: Iowa, 6036 247 4.54. Started 17 games over career. From Norman, OK. Academic All-Big 10 four years in a row. Played in 48 games over his career and recorded 48 catches for 737 yards and 10 touchdowns. Averaged 15.4 yards per catch. A good athlete with the speed to threaten the safety area in Cover 2. Lines up at wing back as well as the traditional tight end. Runs crossers, wheel routes, flats, check downs, and screens. Soft hands. Can pluck the ball effortlessly. A reliable talent who is experienced in overall tight end play. A willing blocker who gives effort. Could use a little more weight to thump and pop the defensive end. Missed two games in 2016 with a lower leg injury. Nine tight ends have been drafted in the Kirk Ferentz era at Iowa and Kittle is another one who can catch the ball and knows how to block within a pro scheme offense. A developmental player with draftable qualities. 2016 stats: 22-314, 14.2 ypr, 4 TD. OSR:5/17. No shuttle or 3 cone, his choice. Sixth/seventh round. (A-33 1/8, H-9 1/4, VJ-35, SS-DNP).