Player Bio

Kylie Fitts
LB #49
Height:
6-4
Weight:
265
Age:
23
College:
Utah
Experience:
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Biography

2017 - Senior Season: Played and started in 10 games … missed three complete games and saw very limited time in five others due to injuries … three sacks ranked third on the team … 23 tackles … one forced fumble and one pass breakup … career-high eight tackles (1.0 sack) against Oregon … two sacks, three tackles and a forced fumble against San Jose State.

2016 - Junior Season: Played and started in two games before suffering a season-ending injury … at the time of his injury, he was leading the team in tackles for loss (3.0) and sacks (1.5) … four total tackles were all against Southern Utah.

2015 - Sophomore Season:Played in all 13 games with 11 starts … led the Pac-12 and tied for ninth in the country in forced fumbles (4) … 0.31 forced fumbles per game led the league and tied for 13th in the nation … led Utah and tied for fourth in the Pac-12 with 7.0 sacks … 41 tackles (8.0 TFL) … second on the team and tied for fourth in the Pac-12 in pass breakups (10) ... seven tackles (1.0 TFL) and three pass breakups against UCLA … six tackles (1 sack), a forced fumble and pass breakup against Washington … five tackles and a pass breakup against Utah State … 1.5 sacks, a pass breakup and a blocked field goal against Colorado … sack, forced fumble and two pass breakups against Fresno State … sack, forced fumble and a pass breakup vs. California.

2014: Redshirt practiced with the team but could not play in games per NCAA transfer rules.

Prior to Utah: Played in six games as a true freshman at UCLA in 2013, mostly on special teams … had a tackle for loss against California … played in the Army All-American Bowl out of Redlands East Valley HS (Calif.) … four-star recruit by Rivals and Scout … ranked as the nation’s No. 9 strong side defensive end in the 2013 class by Rivals, and the 12th-best recruit in the state … ranked as the 12th-best defensive end in the nation by Scout, and the No. 1 defensive end prospect in the West … listed as the nation’s No. 85 recruit by ESPN, ranking eighth nationally at his position, 12th overall in the West and eighth overall in California … missed the last five games of his senior season with a broken wrist, finishing with 31 tackles, 6.0 TFL and 4.0 sacks … two-time first-team all-Citrus Belt League, two-time first-team all-CIF Inland Division and two-time all-area … totaled 79 tackles, 16.0 TFL and 8.5 sacks as a junior … also all-L.A. Times Southland Team, Inland Empire all-region by ESPN, Maxpreps second-team all-state and all-Riverside County in 2011 ... Redlands East Valley HS won the Citrus Belt League championship all three years (2010-12).

2017 - Senior Season: Played and started in 10 games … missed three complete games and saw very limited time in five others due to injuries … three sacks ranked third on the team … 23 tackles … one forced fumble and one pass breakup … career-high eight tackles (1.0 sack) against Oregon … two sacks, three tackles and a forced fumble against San Jose State.

2016 - Junior Season: Played and started in two games before suffering a season-ending injury … at the time of his injury, he was leading the team in tackles for loss (3.0) and sacks (1.5) … four total tackles were all against Southern Utah.

2015 - Sophomore Season:Played in all 13 games with 11 starts … led the Pac-12 and tied for ninth in the country in forced fumbles (4) … 0.31 forced fumbles per game led the league and tied for 13th in the nation … led Utah and tied for fourth in the Pac-12 with 7.0 sacks … 41 tackles (8.0 TFL) … second on the team and tied for fourth in the Pac-12 in pass breakups (10) ... seven tackles (1.0 TFL) and three pass breakups against UCLA … six tackles (1 sack), a forced fumble and pass breakup against Washington … five tackles and a pass breakup against Utah State … 1.5 sacks, a pass breakup and a blocked field goal against Colorado … sack, forced fumble and two pass breakups against Fresno State … sack, forced fumble and a pass breakup vs. California.

2014: Redshirt practiced with the team but could not play in games per NCAA transfer rules.

Prior to Utah: Played in six games as a true freshman at UCLA in 2013, mostly on special teams … had a tackle for loss against California … played in the Army All-American Bowl out of Redlands East Valley HS (Calif.) … four-star recruit by Rivals and Scout … ranked as the nation’s No. 9 strong side defensive end in the 2013 class by Rivals, and the 12th-best recruit in the state … ranked as the 12th-best defensive end in the nation by Scout, and the No. 1 defensive end prospect in the West … listed as the nation’s No. 85 recruit by ESPN, ranking eighth nationally at his position, 12th overall in the West and eighth overall in California … missed the last five games of his senior season with a broken wrist, finishing with 31 tackles, 6.0 TFL and 4.0 sacks … two-time first-team all-Citrus Belt League, two-time first-team all-CIF Inland Division and two-time all-area … totaled 79 tackles, 16.0 TFL and 8.5 sacks as a junior … also all-L.A. Times Southland Team, Inland Empire all-region by ESPN, Maxpreps second-team all-state and all-Riverside County in 2011 ... Redlands East Valley HS won the Citrus Belt League championship all three years (2010-12).

 

Recent Articles

  • Now healthy, Fitts has something to prove

    Posted May 14, 2018

    Productive when healthy at Utah, Bears rookie outside linebacker Kylie Fitts enters the NFL with a chip on his shoulder after durability issues dropped him into the sixth round of the draft.

  • Bears pick Kylie Fitts in sixth round

    Posted Apr 28, 2018

    The Bears continued to address their defense on the third day of the draft Saturday, choosing Utah edge rusher Kylie Fitts with the 181st pick in the sixth round.

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