Player Bio

Zach Minter
DT #96
Height:
6-1
Weight:
297
College:
Montana State
Hometown:
Glendale, Ariz.
Experience:
0

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Biography

In 44 career games with 40 starts has accumulated 188 tackles, 31.5 TFLs, 17.5 sacks, 3 INTs, s12 PBUs, 4 FFs and 2 FRs... As a senior earned First Team All-Big Sky honors... Started 11-of-11 games… Recorded 28 tackles, including 8.5 TFLs… Added 3 sacks, 1 INT and 1 PBU...
In 44 career games with 40 starts has accumulated 188 tackles, 31.5 TFLs, 17.5 sacks, 3 INTs, s12 PBUs, 4 FFs and 2 FRs... As a senior earned First Team All-Big Sky honors... Started 11-of-11 games… Recorded 28 tackles, including 8.5 TFLs… Added 3 sacks, 1 INT and 1 PBU... Unanimous All-Big Sky choice and Second Team All-America (Sports Network) as a junior… Registered 52 tackles, 10 for a loss, and 7.5 sacks… Also hurried the quarterback 8 times… Played in all 12 games, starting seven, at a variety of positions on the defensive line in his sophomore campaign… Started twice at his natural defensive tackle position, once at the nose, and four at end… Finished with 28 tackles… His 10 TFLs, 5 sacks, 9 PBUs and 5 QBHs were each second on the team… Intercepted passes in back-to-back games... Played 8 games as a true freshman… Recorded 11 tackles, including 3 for a loss with 2 sacks... Registered 60 tackles and 15 sacks for Cactus High School as a senior… All-West Valley Region selection, West Valley Defensive Player of the Year, and first team All-State… Also a point guard for the Cactus basketball squad

Recent Articles

  • Bears will not re-sign Matt Forte

    Posted Feb 12, 2016

    The Bears have informed veteran running back Matt Forte that they will not extend him a contract offer next month when he becomes an unrestricted free agent.

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    Posted Feb 11, 2016

    In the eighth of a nine-part series, ChicagoBears.com takes an in-depth look at the Bears' defensive backs heading into the 2016 offseason.

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    Posted Feb 11, 2016

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  • Position focus on Bears linebackers

    Posted Feb 10, 2016

    In the seventh of a nine-part series, ChicagoBears.com takes an in-depth look at the Bears' linebackers heading into the 2016 offseason.

Recent Videos

  • Minter: 'Learning margin for error'

    Posted Sep 25, 2013

    DT Zach Minter addresses the media after the Bears practice on Wednesday to discuss the adjustments he must make from being an undrafted rookie, to making it onto the field on Sunday.