Player Bio

Dane Sanzenbacher
WR #18
Height:
5-11
Weight:
180
College:
Ohio State
Experience:
2
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 39 41 431 10.5 11.1 26 3 4 0 24 1
2014 CIN 8 7 87 12.4 10.9 26 0 1 0 4 1
2013 CIN 10 6 61 10.2 6.1 23 0 1 0 3 0
2012 CIN 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 CHI 5 1 7 7 1.4 7 0 0 0 1 0
2011 CHI 16 27 276 10.2 17.3 22 3 2 0 16 0
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 39 1 0 -4 -4 -0.1 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0
2014 CIN 8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 CIN 10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 CIN 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 CHI 5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 CHI 16 1 0.1 -4 -4 -0.3 0 -4 0 -- 0 0 0
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 39 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 CIN 8 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 CIN 10 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 CIN 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 CHI 5 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 CHI 16 4 4 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 39 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 CIN 8 1 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0
2013 CIN 10 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 CIN 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 CHI 5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 CHI 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Appeared in 16 contest in his 2011 rookie season with 1 start, hauling in 27 receptions for 276 yards (10.2 ypc) with 3 TDs... Has 2 special teams tackles... First Bears undrafted rookie to record multiple TD receptions since Dennis McKinnon (4) in 1983... 3 TD receptions are fourth in single-season Bears history among undrafted free agents, trailing Dennis McKinnon (7 in 1985 and 4 in 1983) and Tom Waddle (4 in 1992)... First Bears undrafted rookie to record touchdown catches in back-to-back games (Week 2 at NO and Week 3 vs. GB) since Marcus Anderson in 1981... Had reception in NFL debut (9/11/11) vs. ATL, to become first Bears undrafted rookie to have a reception in his NFL debut since Eric Smith in 1997.
PRO CAREER: Appeared in 16 contest in his 2011 rookie season with 1 start, hauling in 27 receptions for 276 yards (10.2 ypc) with 3 TDs... Has 2 special teams tackles... First Bears undrafted rookie to record multiple TD receptions since Dennis McKinnon (4) in 1983... 3 TD receptions are fourth in single-season Bears history among undrafted free agents, trailing Dennis McKinnon (7 in 1985 and 4 in 1983) and Tom Waddle (4 in 1992)... First Bears undrafted rookie to record touchdown catches in back-to-back games (Week 2 at NO and Week 3 vs. GB) since Marcus Anderson in 1981... Had reception in NFL debut (9/11/11) vs. ATL, to become first Bears undrafted rookie to have a reception in his NFL debut since Eric Smith in 1997.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Entered NFL as an undrafted free agent by Chicago (7/26/11).... SIGNED through 2013

2011 SEASON: Appeared in 16 games for Chicago with 1 start... Caught 27 receptions for 276 yards (10.2 ypc) with 3 TDs... Second on team in TD receptions, fourth in receptions and sixth in receiving yards... Added 2 special teams stops... Made NFL debut vs. ATL (9/11)... Made first NFL start vs. GB (9/25). GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 16-1

COLLEGE CAREER: Four-year letterwinner at Ohio State (2007-10), played in 49 career games with 28 career starts... Caught 124 passes for 1,879 yards and 19 TDs... Ranks 10th in school history in receiving yards and tied a OSU single-game record with 4 TD catches against Eastern Michigan... Posted four 100-yard receiving games... Also rushed 6 times for 22 yards and 1 TD... Voted team captain and 2010 team MVP as a senior, leading the Buckeyes and ranking second in the Big Ten with 11 TD receptions... First-team all-Big Ten, piling up 55 catches for 948 yards (17.2 avg)... Added 4 rushed for 14 yards and a TD... Played in all 13 games as a junior, catching 36 passes for 570 yards and 6 TDs... Rushed 2 times for 8 yards... In his sophomore season, caught 21 passes for 272 yards and 1 TD... Hauled in 12 receptions for 89 yards and 1 TD as a freshman.

PERSONAL: Attended Central Catholic in Toledo, OH, where he was twice named City League player of the year... School career record holder in receiving yards (2,808), receptions (151), and all purpose yards (4,079)... Helped guide Central Catholic to 2005 state title with two touchdown receptions in championship game... First-team all-state as a junior... Played receiver and defensive back... All-state in in the 400-meter dash.

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  • Sazenbacher on Thomas, Reps

    Posted Aug 5, 2012

    WR Dane Sanzenbacher addresses the media after practice Sunday and discusses the departure of teammate Devin Thomas and his 1st team reps.