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

  • Roster Moves: Bears elevate Houston-Carson, waive Gentry

    Posted 14 hours ago

    The Bears on Tuesday promoted safety DeAndre Houston-Carson from the practice squad to the active roster and waived receiver Tanner Gentry.

  • Will the Bears sign a free agent WR?

    Posted 15 hours ago

    Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses whether the Bears could sign a street free agent to bolster the receiver position, Tarik Cohen's muffed punt and thoughts for why rookie QB Mitchell Trubisky didn't play late in Sunday's loss in Tampa.

  • Lunch with Larry: 9.19.17

    Posted 20 hours ago

    Bears Senior Writer Larry Mayer fielded questions from fans during his live Q&A on ChicagoBears.com and looked for ways to get the Bears back on track early in the 2017 season.

  • 3 things that stood out in Week 2 loss

    Posted Sep 18, 2017

    Senior writer Larry Mayer identifies three things that stood out in the Bears’ lopsided loss in Tampa, including another key injury, this time to linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski.

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.