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Kyle Hinton

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Kyle Hinton
No. 68 – Atlanta Falcons
Personal information
Born: (1998-02-27) February 27, 1998 (age 26)
Peoria, Arizona, U.S.
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:295 lb (134 kg)
Career information
High school:Liberty
(Peoria, Arizona)
College:Washburn (2016–2019)
NFL draft:2020 / Round: 7 / Pick: 253
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2023
Games played:18
Games started:1
Player stats at PFR

Kyle Hinton (born February 27, 1998) is an American football guard for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Washburn. He was drafted by the Vikings in the seventh round of the 2020 NFL Draft.

College career[edit]

As a senior at Washburn, Hinton received first-team All-American honors from d2football.com and was a second-team All-American according to the American Football Coaches Association and the Hansen Football Committee. He was a second all-region selection from the D2CCA and the Hansen Football Committee as well as a first-team all-Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association selection. Hinton made his first catch of his career on an 8-yard touchdown pass in the Ichabods’ 57–41 win against Nebraska–Kearney during the season finale.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 2+18 in
(1.88 m)
295 lb
(134 kg)
32+12 in
(0.83 m)
9+14 in
(0.23 m)
4.88 s 1.71 s 2.81 s 4.66 s 7.70 s 34.5 in
(0.88 m)
10 ft 1 in
(3.07 m)
34 reps
All values from Pro Day[2]

Minnesota Vikings[edit]

Hinton was selected by the Minnesota Vikings with the 253rd pick in the seventh round of the 2020 NFL Draft.[3] He was waived by the Vikings during final roster cuts on September 5, 2020, and signed to the practice squad the next day.[4][5] On December 29, 2020, Hinton was promoted to the active roster.[6]

On August 31, 2021, Hinton was waived by the Vikings and re-signed to the practice squad the next day.[7][8] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Vikings on January 12, 2022.

Hinton was waived on August 30, 2022.[9] He was re-signed to the practice squad one day later.[10]

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

On January 18, 2023, Hinton signed a reserve/future contract with the Atlanta Falcons.[11]


  1. ^ "Washburn's Kyle Hinton selected by the Vikings in NFL Draft". KSNT.com. April 25, 2020. Retrieved April 25, 2020.
  2. ^ "2020 NFL Draft Scout Kyle Hinton College Football Profile". DraftScout.com. Retrieved January 11, 2024.
  3. ^ White, Jack (April 25, 2020). "Vikings take Washburn guard Kyle Hinton at No. 253 in the NFL Draft". Vikings Wire. Retrieved April 25, 2020.
  4. ^ Peters, Craig; Smith, Eric (September 5, 2020). "Vikings Announce Roster Moves, Set Initial 53-Man Roster". Minnesota Vikings. Retrieved September 5, 2020.
  5. ^ "Vikings Claim LB Ryan Connelly, Add 13 Players To Practice Squad". Vikings.com. September 6, 2020.
  6. ^ Young, Lindsey (December 29, 2020). "Vikings Move TE Kyle Rudolph to IR; Sign G Kyle Hinton to Active Roster". Vikings.com. Retrieved February 10, 2021.
  7. ^ "Vikings Announce Roster Moves to Get to Initial 53". Vikings.com. August 31, 2021.
  8. ^ Peters, Craig (September 1, 2021). "Vikings Claim TE Ben Ellefson & Sign 14 to Practice Squad". Vikings.com.
  9. ^ "Vikings Announce Roster Moves, Set Initial 53-Man Roster". Vikings.com. August 30, 2022.
  10. ^ "Vikings Sign 12 Players to Practice Squad". Vikings.com. August 31, 2022.
  11. ^ Choate, Dave (January 19, 2023). "Falcons add offensive lineman Kyle Hinton on reserve/future deal". The Falcoholic. SB Nation. Retrieved January 28, 2023.

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