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

  • Three Bears earn All-Rookie honors

    Posted Jan 17, 2017

    Bears running back Jordan Howard, center Cody Whitehair and outside linebacker Leonard Floyd have all been selected to the PFWA's NFL All-Rookie Team.

  • Howard spearheads fundraising effort

    Posted Jan 17, 2017

    Determined to help find a cure for the disease that claimed his father's life, Bears running back Jordan Howard is leading a fundraising effort to benefit the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.

  • Remembering Bears who passed away

    Posted Jan 13, 2017

    Several former Bears players and coaches passed away in 2016. We pay tribute to those we lost, including quarterback Bill Wade, a member of the 1963 NFL championship team.

  • Offseason begins with self-evaluation

    Posted Jan 12, 2017

    Before the Bears focus on free agency or the draft, their offseason plan is beginning with a thorough evaluation of their current roster.

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.