|Born:||May 17, 1972|
Norco, California, U.S.
|Position(s)||Quarterback, Tight end|
|NFL draft||1996 / Round: 7 / Pick: 240|
|1996–1998||Green Bay Packers|
Kyle Wachholtz (born May 17, 1972) is a former American football quarterback and tight end. He was a 7th round pick by the Green Bay Packers in the 1996 NFL Draft. Wachholtz won Super Bowl XXXI with the Packers against the New England Patriots. He played college football at USC.
Attending USC, Wachholtz recorded 13 career touchdown passes against 4 interceptions, he had a college QBR of 139.2. After being academically ineligible to play at points of his career, Wachholtz split time with Brad Otton as a senior. Wachholtz was the more physical quarterback of the two. However, Wachholtz did not play a single snap in the 1996 Rose Bowl.
Wachholtz was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the 1996 NFL Draft (seventh round, 240th overall). He was cut by the Packers in 1996 final cuts. On the practice squad later that year, he was converted to a tight end by the Packers. He was promoted to the active roster for Super Bowl XXXI. After a back injury while playing on the practice squad in 1997, he was cut by the Packers in mid-1998. He then tried to play with the Barcelona Dragons of NFL Europe, but failed his physical.
Wachholtz re-enrolled at USC after ending his playing career. Since then, he has had a variety of jobs, most notably in online mortgaging.