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Kyle Rudolph



Experience: 12 years

Height: 6-6

Age: 34

Weight: 265 lbs

College: Notre Dame



• Teamed with Second Harvest Heartland to create Rudy's Meal Plan, which donated 82,000 meals to kids in need due to Covid 19 in spring 2020.

• Caught the game-winning TD pass in the 2019 Wild Card win at New Orleans, the 2nd postseason TD of his career.

• Had 6 receiving TDs in 2019, tied for 2nd-most among NFC TEs.

• Has the 5th-most receptions in franchise history with 425.

• Has started 81 consecutive games, a franchise record among TEs and the longest active streak among active NFL TEs.

• The Minnesota Vikings nominee for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

• Received $5,000 for the University of Minnesota Children's Hospital for receiving the 3rd-most votes in the 2019 Walter Payton Man of the Year Challenge on social media.

• His 425 career catches and 4,154 receiving yards trail only Steve Jordan for the franchise lead among TEs in both categories.

• Holds record for most career TD receptions by a TE in franchise history with 47, and is 5th all-time among all Viking players.


• Married wife Jordan in 2016 and has since welcomed 3 children, twin girls Andersyn and Finley, and son, Henry.

• Named the Minnesota Vikings Community Man of the Year in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

• Partnered with University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital to develop Kyle Rudolph's End Zone, a play area for children receiving treatment and their families.

• Spends countless hours at Masonic Children's Hospital hosting and participating in events, like his annual Holiday Huddles.

• Visited Iceland during the 2017 offseason with teammates DT Linval Joseph and DE Danielle Hunter as a part of the team's Viking Heritage trip.

• Majored in management-consulting at Notre Dame and is 2 semesters shy of earning his degree.

• Member of National Honor Society at Cincinnati's Elder High.

• Active with the Vikings Fuel Up To Play 60 initiative with the Vikings and Midwest Dairy Association, a program that works with schools to raise awareness on diet and physical fitness.

• Has worked closely with the Minnesota Muscular Dystrophy Association "Muscle Team."