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Joe Kruger
No. 73     Philadelphia Eagles
Defensive End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1992-06-04) June 4, 1992 (age 28)
Place of birth: Orem, Utah
High School: Pleasant Grove (UT)
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Weight: 269 lb (122 kg)
Career information
College: Utah
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 7 / Pick: 212
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Philadelphia Eagles ( 2013–present)
Roster status: Reserve/Injured
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Tackles     --
Sacks     --
Interceptions     --
Forced fumbles     --

Jonathan Wells Kruger[1] (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 yearsEdit

He attended Pleasant Grove High School in Pleasant Grove, Utah. He was a first team and all-conference in his senior season. He was ranked among the top 25 defensive end prospects by Rivals.com. [1]


Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Joe Kruger
Defensive End
Orem, Utah Pleasant Grove High School 6 ft 7 in (201 cm) 235 lb (107 kg) 4.91 Nov 18,
2008 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars
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.
Sources:


College careerEdit

He played college football at Utah. He finished college with a total of 69 tackles, 9 sacks, 3 forced fumbles and one interception.[2] On January 3, 2013, Kruger announced he would skip his senior season to enter the 2013 NFL Draft.[3]

Professional careerEdit

2013 NFL CombineEdit

Pre-draft measureables
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.[4] He was placed on injured reserve on August 30, 2013 and will miss the 2013 season.

PersonalEdit

He has two older brothers: Cleveland Browns outside linebacker Paul Kruger and free agent defensive end Dave Kruger.

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

Template:Eagles2013DraftPicks

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