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Zack Nash
LB
Height:
6-4
Weight:
260
College:
Sacramento State
Experience:
2

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Biography

Pro Career:

Signed with the Cardinals as a rookie free agent on 4/30/12 and was released on 8/24/12. Re-signed to Arizona’s practice squad on 9/25/12 before being elevated to the active roster on 10/30/12.

Pro Career:

Signed with the Cardinals as a rookie free agent on 4/30/12 and was released on 8/24/12. Re-signed to Arizona’s practice squad on 9/25/12 before being elevated to the active roster on 10/30/12.

2012: After spending five weeks on the Cardinals practice squad, was elevated to the 53-man roster and went on to appear in eight games, playing both defense and special teams … recorded one tackle on defense and five special teams tackles … made his NFL debut @ GB (11/4), playing on defense and special teams … appeared on defense and special teams @ Atl (11/18) … collected his first career special teams tackle vs. StL (11/25) … saw action on defense and special teams in each of the next two games … had his first career tackle and added one special teams tackle vs. Det (12/16) … recorded a career-high two special teams tackles vs. Chi (12/23) … had one special teams tackle @ SF (12/30).

College:

Started 42 career games at defensive end and set Sacramento State’s school record with 29.5 career sacks … also totaled 40.5 tackles for loss, which ranks fifth in school history … selected first-team All-Big Sky after both his junior and senior seasons after receiving honorable mention as a freshman and sophomore … started all 11 games and led the Hornets with 10.5 sacks and 15 tackles for loss while totaling 52 tackles, three forced fumbles, and two passes defensed as a senior in ’11 … named a second-team All-American by the AP and The Sports Network as a junior … broke Sacramento State’s single-season record with 13 sacks and collected 37 total tackles in 11 games … set a school single-game record with five sacks at Idaho State … started nine games and recorded 34 tackles and 2.5 sacks as a sophomore in ’09 … started 11 games as a freshman in ’08 and had 47 tackles, 3.5 sacks, and two fumble recoveries … redshirted in 2007.

Personal:

Attended Vacaville (CA) High School and was a two-time all-league selection and was named honorable mention all-metro as a senior … helped lead team to the 2006 Sac-Joaquin Section Div. I title and a 14-1 record … led the team with 118 tackles and had eight sacks and one INT … also played baseball … majored in Criminal Justice.

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