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

  • Bell thankful to Bears for opportunity

    Posted 5 hours ago

    After waiting patiently to join a new team after getting released by the Lions in February, running back Joique Bell is thankful to the Bears for giving him an opportunity.

  • Fangio looking for defense to improve

    Posted 7 hours ago

    Injuries have forced the Bears to rely on several young players on defense, but coordinator Vic Fangio still expects the unit to perform better than it did last Sunday night in Dallas.

  • Bears begin prepping to host Lions

    Posted 12 hours ago

    Three days after losing to the Cowboys 31-17 in Dallas, the Bears return to the practice field Wednesday to begin preparing for Sunday's home game against the Detroit Lions.

  • Bears ink Joique Bell, put Fuller on IR

    Posted Sep 27, 2016

    The Bears added three players to their 53-man roster Tuesday, signing running back Joique Bell and defensive lineman C.J. Wilson and promoting linebacker John Timu from the practice squad.

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.