Kyle Pitts put on an absolute show at his pro day at Florida. He had scouts drooling all over him and it is easy to see why.
Pro Day Stats
His wingspan measured out at an astonishing 83 3/8in, which is comparable to athletes like LeBron James. The 6-foot-6 and 245-pound Philadelphia native also had a 33½-inch vertical, recorded 10 feet, 9 inches in the broad jump, and managed 22 repetitions of 225 pounds on the bench press. Pitts also ran an unofficial 40 time of 4.44 seconds. After his performance, needless to say, Kyle Pitts is feeling himself.
“Start at a high level and keep increasing every year and being able to do other things that other tight ends aren’t doing, which would make me special,” he said. “At the end of the day, with all the preparation and through the years, I feel like I’ll be the best to ever do it.”
When asked about Kyle Pitts, Detroit Lions Head Coach Dan Campbell had this to say:
“He’s a different bird than what a traditional tight end has been or certainly has been when I played,” said Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell, a tight end who played 11 NFL seasons. “Look, he’s one of those guys that’s talented, but there’s a number of guys up there that are talented. … There’s a number of guys that you’d be fired up to have one way or another.”
Where Does He Land?
I mean, it’s hard to argue that he could get there one day. He certainly has the tangibles to get there. He is framed like a god, hands for days and it appears he has the work ethic to get him to where he wants to be. Kyle Pitts is flying up draft boards, potentially going as high as 2 to the Jets or 4 to the Falcons. Wherever he lands, he will instantly become a focal point for the offense. You can check out our draft profile for him here.