|No. 73 Philadelphia Eagles|
|Date of birth:June 4, 1992|
|Place of birth: Orem, Utah|
|High School: Pleasant Grove (UT)|
|Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)||Weight: 269 lb (122 kg)|
|NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 7 / Pick: 212|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|*Philadelphia Eagles ( 2013–present)|
|Roster status: Reserve/Injured|
|Career highlights and awards|
Jonathan Wells Kruger (born June 4, 1992) is an American football defensive end for the Philadelphia Eagles. He played college football at Utah. He is the younger brother of Cleveland Browns outside linebacker Paul Kruger and Free Agent defensive end Dave Kruger.
Early years[edit | edit source]
|Name||Hometown||High school / college||Height||Weight||40‡||Commit date|
|Orem, Utah||Pleasant Grove High School||6 ft 7 in (201 cm)||235 lb (107 kg)||4.91||Nov 18,|
|Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 95 (DE) Rivals: 23 (DE), NR (National), 3 (Utah)|
|‡ Refers to 40 yard dash|
Note: In many cases, Scout and Rivals may conflict in their listings of height, weight and 40 time.
In these cases, an average of the two was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.
College career[edit | edit source]
He played college football at Utah. He finished college with a total of 69 tackles, 9 sacks, 3 forced fumbles and one interception. On January 3, 2013, Kruger announced he would skip his senior season to enter the 2013 NFL Draft.
Professional career[edit | edit source]
2013 NFL Combine[edit | edit source]
|Ht||WtArm lengthHand size||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 6 in||269 lb34 3/8 in10 in||4.83 s||34.0 in||9 ft 9 in||24 reps|
Kruger was selected 6th in the 7th round of the NFL Draft (212 overall) by the Philadelphia Eagles. He was placed on injured reserve on August 30, 2013 and will miss the 2013 season.
Personal[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- "Utah Profile". utahutes.cstv.com. https://utahutes.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/kruger_joe00.html.
- "Joe Kruger college statistics". sports-reference.com. http://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/joe-kruger-1.html. Cite error: Invalid
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- Wodraska, Lya (April 27, 2013). "NFL Draft: Utah’s Joe Kruger picked by Eagles". The Salt Lake Tribune. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/56227929-77/kruger-utah-draft-joe.html.csp. Retrieved April 27, 2013.