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Kylie Fitts: Utah’s Very Own

Marimee Jules, Staff Writer

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In the 6th round of the NFL Draft Utah’s very own Kylie Fitts, former defensive end for the University of Utah, was selected by the Chicago Bears as a linebacker.

He stands at 6 feet 4 inches and weighs approximately 263 pounds

Kylie Fitts grew up in his hometown of San Bernardino, California and attended UCLA.

In 2015 he only played 12 games for The University of Utah after transferring from UCLA. He was very injury prone, but manage to play a amazing game in 2015 were he was able to achieve 41 tackles, eight tackles for the loss and forced 4 fumbles.

Fitts had some injuries during his 2016 season, and he missed 2 games because of his foot injury.


He missed a couple games in 2017 because of a shoulder and ankle injury.

He had led Utah in 13 games during 2015 season.


He was chosen by the Chicago Bears in the 6th round and he was pick 7.  He was chosen in the Senior Bowl and tested well in the NFL Combine.

Meylenne Thomas said, “My family are Utes fans, and it’s really cool to see someone represent Utah in a major lead such as the Bears.”

Rhonda Knox also said, “He has had some downfalls in his seasons that he played, but I believe he can do it.”

Fitts told NBC Sports, “There are no serious or lingering injuries that prevented me from playing me from playing and play to my potential.”

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