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Team

Zach Potter
TE #86
Height:
6-7
Weight:
269
College:
Nebraska
Hometown:
Omaha, NE
Experience:
4
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 45 11 83 7.5 1.8 22 0 1 0 2 0
2012 JAC 16 2 6 3 0.4 4 0 0 0 0 0
2011 JAC 15 5 50 10 3.3 22 0 1 0 1 0
2010 JAC 13 3 24 8 1.8 10 0 0 0 1 0
2009 JAC 1 1 3 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 45 3 26 8.7 15 0 0 0 0 0
2012 JAC 16 1 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 0
2011 JAC 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 JAC 13 1 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0
2009 JAC 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Twitter: @ZachPotterTE

TRANSACTIONS: Signed by New York Jets as an undrafted free agent on May 1, 2009...Released by Jets on Sept. 5, 2009...Signed to the practice squad by the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sept. 17, 2009...Signed by Jaguars to the active roster on Dec. 21, 2009...Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the St. Louis Rams on May 20, 2013...Released by Rams on August 31, 2013...Signed by Houston Texans on Feb. 26, 2014

CAREER:
Played three-plus seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars (2009-12) after signing with the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent out of Nebraska in 2009
Has totaled 11 receptions for 83 yards and has started 11 of the 45 games he’s played in
Switched to tight end in the NFL after spending his entire collegiate career as a defensive lineman
Did not play in 2013

TRANSACTIONS: Signed by New York Jets as an undrafted free agent on May 1, 2009...Released by Jets on Sept. 5, 2009...Signed to the practice squad by the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sept. 17, 2009...Signed by Jaguars to the active roster on Dec. 21, 2009...Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the St. Louis Rams on May 20, 2013...Released by Rams on August 31, 2013...Signed by Houston Texans on Feb. 26, 2014

CAREER:
Played three-plus seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars (2009-12) after signing with the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent out of Nebraska in 2009
Has totaled 11 receptions for 83 yards and has started 11 of the 45 games he’s played in
Switched to tight end in the NFL after spending his entire collegiate career as a defensive lineman
Did not play in 2013

2012 (Jacksonville 16/5):
Played in a career-high 16 games  and had two receptions for 6 yards

2011 (Jacksonville 15/7):
Caught a career-best five passes for 50 yards
Recorded career-highs with three receptions for 24 yards against San Diego on 12/5/11

2010 (Jacksonville 13/1):
Caught three passes for 24 yards in 13 games with one start

2009 (Jacksonville 1/1):
Started in his NFL debut in the season finale against Cleveland (1/3/10) and recorded his first career catch for 3 yards
Signed to the active roster after spending the previous 14 weeks on the Jacksonville practice squad

COLLEGE:
Two-time Big 12 Honorable Mention at defensive end who set season (3 in 2008) and career records (5) for blocked kicks by a defensive end
First-Team Academic All-Big 12 in 2006 and a second-team selection in 2007-08
Recorded 47 tackles, 16 tackles for loss, an interception and 5.5 sacks his senior season in 2008, when he served as one of the team’s four captains
Led the Cornhusker defensive line with 45 tackles to go along with 11 tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks as junior
Played in 13 games as a sophomore and 12 games as a true freshman
5-time Big 12 Commissionaer’s Academic Honor Roll pick
Majored in communications studies

HIGH SCHOOL:
Standout at tight end and defensive end for head coach Tom Jaworski at Creight Prep, where he helped the Junior Jays win the Class A state title as a senior
Also starred on the basketball court, where he earned first-team all-state honors as a senior center and helped lead his team to the state title game
Earned co-Boys High School Athlete-of-the-Year honors from the Lincoln Journal Star as a senior
Son of Dave Potter and Karen Sanden, and his stepmother is Lynne Potter

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