• Zach Ertz (TE) #86

    Zach Ertz
    Ht / Wt:6'5" / 249 lb.
    Born:October 10, 1990
    Drafted:2013 / Rd. 2 (35)
    Draft Team:PHI

    2016 Season Stats

    Rec Rec Yds Rec TD Ru Att Ru Yds Ru TD
    78 816 4 0 0 0

    ADP Value & Outlook

    Last updated: March 29, 2017

    Zach Ertz's fantasy value is measured by his average draft position (ADP) in fantasy football drafts. In recent drafts, Ertz's current ADP is 9.05, which indicates that his fantasy outlook is to be the 5th pick of the 9th round, and 101st selection overall.

    He was drafted 172 times in the latest ADP data, with a high of 66th and a low of 134th.

    Below is his trend in average draft position:

    Data from fantasy football 12-team standard scoring average draft position data, based off of the latest fantasy football mock drafts.

    Recent drafts with Zach Ertz:

    Draft #DateFormatErtz's Draft Pick
    4040633 3/28/2017 Standard 94th
    4040601 3/28/2017 Standard 89th
    4040559 3/28/2017 Standard 100th
    4040546 3/28/2017 Standard 88th
    4040477 3/28/2017 Standard 107th
    4040469 3/28/2017 Standard 94th
    4040436 3/28/2017 Standard 90th
    4040431 3/28/2017 Standard 102nd
    4040404 3/28/2017 Standard 93rd
    4040400 3/28/2017 Standard 95th

    Players drafted after Zach Ertz:

    Seattle Defense DEF SEA 9.06
    Matthew Stafford QB DET 9.07
    Jordan Matthews WR PHI 9.09
    Ryan Mathews RB PHI 9.09
    Jacquizz Rodgers RB CHI 9.10
    Corey Coleman WR CLE 9.10
    Jameis Winston QB TB 9.12
    Houston Defense DEF HOU 9.12
    DeVante Parker WR MIA 10.01
    Philip Rivers QB SD 10.04
    Minnesota Defense DEF MIN 10.04
    Jeremy Maclin WR KC 10.05
    DeAngelo Williams RB PIT 10.05
    Chris Ivory RB JAC 10.07
    Arizona Defense DEF ARI 10.08

    Injury History and Status

    Official reported injury data for Zach Ertz.

    NFL Season NFL Week Injury Status
    2016 1 Ribs Questionable
    2016 2 Collarbone Out
    2016 3 Collarbone Out
    2016 4 Collarbone Probable

    Zach Ertz Biography

    Last updated: February 8, 2017

    Personal life

    Zach Ertz (full name Zachary Adam Ertz) was born on 10th November, 1990.  His hometown is Orange County, California where he grew up with his family and attended high school. Ertz is the oldest out of his family with three younger siblings. Growing up Ertz had an early start on learning the ins and outs about football. Between 1981-1984, Ertz father played for the Lehigh University football team with a decent collegiate career.

    Currently Ertz is engaged to Julie Johnston, an American soccer player and defender for the US women’s national soccer team. ertz and Johnston met at a Stanford home baseball game, which is also where they became engaged as well. The two have been in a relationship since 2012, and engaged since February 2016. 

    College career

    Between 2009-2012, Ertz attended Standford University in addition for being a member of their football team. During his freshman year, Ertz decided to redshirt the 2009 season and began actual play in 2010.

    In 2010, Ertz played 13 games and recorded 16 receptions for 190 yards, and 5 touchdowns. As time progressed, Ertz gameplay became immensely better and it showed in his stats. During the 2011 season, Ertz recorded 27 receptions for 346 yards , and 4 touchdowns. Ertz last year at Stanford (2012), he left on a high note before entering the NFL Draft. After playing 14 games in the regular season, Ertz recorded 69 receptions for 898 yards, and 6 touchdowns.

    NFL Draft

    Before being drafted by the Eagles, Ertz made his case pretty clear during the 2013 combine. His 40 time was 4.76 seconds, his vertical jump was 30.5 inches, and his 3 cone drill results were 7.08 seconds. With his football IQ, speed, and ability to adjust quickly to situations put in front of him, his draft pick prospect became pretty decent.

    The Philadelphia Eagles selected Ertz in the 2nd round (overall pick number 35). With the pick, Ertz signed a rookie contract with undisclosed terms (meaning that his salary information is not available to the public).

    NFL career history

    Ertz is a tight-end for the Eagles and is currently in his 4th season with the team. Out of his entire professional career, he has only missed 3 games. During his rookie year, Ertz recorded 469 yards, 4 touchdowns, and 36 receptions. He also started in 3 games this year.

    Between 2014-2016, Ertz started in majority of the regular season games. In 2015, Ertz recorded a personal season high of 853 reception yards. His personal season highs from 2016 includes receptions (78), and touchdowns (4). 

    Feel free to take a look at Ertz’s 2015-2016 remarkable highlights.

    Social media

    Ertz is not a shy persona by any means on the football field or off the field. If you would like to keep up with him on social media, feel free to follow his official accounts on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and his main website. While Ertz typically posts about football related things, you can also see him outside of the Eagles jersey and with his family. 


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