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Kyle Rudolph

Kyle Rudolph

Tight End #82
ADP:Round: 14, Pick: 3
Ht / Wt:6'6" / 258 lb.
College:Notre Dame
Born:November 9, 1989
Drafted:2011 / Rd. 2 (43)
Draft Team:MIN

Outlook & Fantasy Value July 19, 2019

Kyle Rudolph's fantasy value is measured by his average draft position (ADP) in fantasy football mock drafts. In recent drafts, Rudolph's current ADP is 14.03, which indicates that his fantasy outlook is to be the 3rd pick of the 14th round, and 159th selection overall.

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Players Drafted Near Kyle Rudolph

Indianapolis Defense DEF IND 14.03
Tre'Quan Smith WR NO 14.04
CJ Anderson RB DET 14.04
Michael Gallup WR DAL 14.06
Kalen Ballage RB MIA 14.06
Mark Andrews TE BAL 14.06
Andy Isabella WR ARI 14.07
Stephen Gostkowski PK NE 14.07
Philadelphia Defense DEF PHI 14.08
Kenny Stills WR MIA 14.08
Matthew Stafford QB DET 14.08
Jordan Reed TE WAS 14.09
Derek Carr QB OAK 14.09
Chris Thompson RB WAS 14.09
Robert Foster WR BUF 14.09
Randall Cobb WR DAL 14.09
DeVante Parker WR MIA 14.10
Jake Elliott PK PHI 14.10
Jamaal Williams RB GB 14.10
John Brown WR BUF 14.10
Sam Darnold QB NYJ 14.10
New Orleans Defense DEF NO 14.11
Deebo Samuel WR SF 14.11
Demaryius Thomas WR NE 14.11
Pittsburgh Defense DEF PIT 14.11

Kyle Rudolph Biography

Childhood and Highschool

Kyle Rudolph was born on 11/9/1989 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He attended Elder High School in his hometown. At 6'6" and 229 Rudolph was an imposing figure in high school. He grabbed the attention of many of the top scouts and was rated as the the 105th player nationwide on the ESPN top 150 list. In his Senior year, he was selected to play in the US Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio. 


Rudolph chose to attend Notre Dame for college and was quickly one of the best tight ends in the NCAA. Rudolph provided plenty of highlights throughout college. In his freshman year, he played 13 games and caught 29 passes for 340 yards and 2 touchdowns. His sophmore season he only played 10 games, but he had more yards, 364. In 2010, his last year at Notre Dame, he played 6 games and caught 28 passes for 328 yards. While at Notre Dame, he accumulated 1032 yards and 8 touchdowns. 

NFL Draft

Kyle Rudolph sat out most of the 2010 season due to a hamstring injury. As a result, he wasn't able to participate in the combine and doesn't have an official 40 time or vertical. Rudolph was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the 2nd round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He was the 43rd pick overall. 

2011 NFL Season

In his rookie season with the Vikings, Rudolph played in 15 games, but started only 8. He had 249 yards and 3 touchdowns. While he didn't make the Pro Bowl, he was a valuable part of the Vikings' offense. His rookie contract was for 4 years and a salary of $3.9 million. 

2012 NFL Season

In 2012, Rudolph started in all 16 games. He improved on his first season and had 53 receptions, 493 yards, and 9 touchdowns. 

2013 NFL Season

In 2013, Rudolph fractured a bone in his foot and wasn't able to play most of the season. Despite this, he still had 30 catches, 313 yards, and 3 touchdowns. In 2013, Rudolph was selected for the Pro Bowl for the first time. He took advantage of the opportunity and was named the 2013 Pro Bowl MVP. 

2014 NFL Season

2014 wouldn't be much different than 2013 for Rudolph. He played 9 games, had 24 catches for 231 yards and 2 touchdowns. 

2015 NFL Season

Rudolph returned to health in 2015. He participated in 16 games and hauled in 49 receptions for 495 yards and 5 touchdowns. 

2016 NFL Season

The most recent NFL season was another success story for Rudolph. He played in all 16 games, and while his team failed to make the playoffs, he almost doubled his catches with 83. He went for 840 yards and 7 touchdowns. Rudolph was one of quarterback Sam Bradford's key targets and was regarded as one of the top tight ends in the NFL and on fantasy football teams. 

Personal Life

While Kyle Rudolph may not be the most outgoing person in the world, he's a leader on and off the field. His twitter account is @kylerudolph82. He can be found on instragram at kylerudolph82. Rudolph is married and has twin girls.