George Kittle’s path from Norman High to Sunday’s NFC title game

George Kittle’s path from Norman High to Sunday’s NFC title game

Conversations with Coach: The San Francisco 49ers’ All-Pro joins Bob Stoops to talk about their families’ long friendship, what he learned about playing tight end at Iowa and his keys to beating the Lions.

Sellout Crowd Network

By Sellout Crowd Network

| Jan 25, 2024, 6:00am CST

Sellout Crowd Network

By Sellout Crowd Network

Jan 25, 2024, 6:00am CST

The Stoops and Kittle families’ lifelong friendship brought George Kittle to Norman, where his father served on Bob Stoops’ staff and George played at Norman High. With Kittle and his San Francisco 49ers a win away from the Super Bowl, the star tight end joined Bob Stoops on this episode of Conversations with Coach to talk about family, football and Kittle’s rise to the top of his profession.

Episode highlights:

1:30 How the Stoops-Kittle friendship dates to when Bob Stoops and Bruce Kittle were teammates and roommates at Iowa.

4:20 Kittle’s large family and longevity 

6:30 Stoops plans to attend the NFC Championship game in San Francisco

6:48 What Kittle and his wife like to do in the offseason

7:45 Kittle’s offseason regime

9:05 Kittle’s Tight End U and the involvement of former Sooners

11:12 Kittle’s path to Norman High School and his relationship with Stoops’ sons Drake and Isaac

13:40 Iowa’s tradition of producing great tight ends

15:00 What George Kittle taught his son about run blocking

15:55 Kittle’s love for WWE 

18:21 Kittle’s keys to a 49ers victory Sunday over Detroit

21:15 What it’s like playing next to former OU tackle Trent Williams

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