Zach Anderson, DT
Position: Defensive Tackle
Wt: 285 lbs.
College: Northern Michigan
Hometown: St. Sault Marie, Michigan
Born: November 20, 1989
Transactions: Invited to the Cleveland Browns’ Rookie Mini-Camp on May 10-12, 2013…signed a two-year contract with the CFL’s Winnipeg Blue Bombers on May 29, 2013…re-signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers for two years on November 19, 2014…released from the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on February 17, 2016…signed a two-year contract with the CFL’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats on May 17, 2016…released by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on June 14, 2016…signed by the AFL’s Orlando Predators on July 6, 2016.
Scouting Report: Possesses an elite strength, power and speed combination…non-stop motor and work ethic…during the GLIAC Pro Day and NFL Super Regional Combine in Dallas, tested out with a 4.63 forty, 38” vertical, 10’ broad and benched 33 reps of 225 lbs.
CFL Notes: In 2015, his third season in the CFL, played 16 out of 18 games…set a career high with 32 total tackles on the year…in 2014, had a solid sophomore season seeing action in 10 of the first 11 games…was a regular on defense through Week 11 before finishing out the year on the Injured List…contributed 20 tackles and three sacks including two vs. Edmonton on July 17, 2014…had two games with four tackles each and recorded three tackles for loss in 2014…in 2013, started 14 of possible 17 in his rookie season with the Blue Bombers…finished the season with 29 total tackles including 7 sacks…his 7 sacks tied for team lead.
College: A three-time All-GLIAC selection (1st Team in 2012, 2nd Team in 2011 & 2010), two-time Team Defensive MVP (2012 & 2010), and Team Captain (2012)…in 2012, finished the season with 71 tackles (40 solo, 31 assisted), 10 TFL, one sack and one interception…also selected to play in the National Bowl All-Star Game in Allentown, PA on December 9th, 2012 and was named Defensive MVP (Red Nation)…named to the Don Hansen Division II All-Super Region Four 3rd Team.
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