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

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    Posted Sep 25, 2013

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