Know About Zach Ertz; NFL, Wife, Age, Stats, Contract, Salary

Published Date: 23 Dec, 2019 Updated date: 23 Dec, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Well, the recent injury sucks the NFL player Zach Ertz. The Philadelphia Eagles’ right end, who had an abdominal wrap removed is questionable to return with a rib injury in December 2019.

Zach Ertz is an American football tight end, currently playing for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Stanford University for three seasons.

Zach Ertz Bio; Parents, Education, Height, Weight

Zachary Adam Ertz was born on 10 November 1990 to parents Doug Ertz and Lisa Ertz. He grew up with three brothers; Nick, Shane and Jackson Ertz in Orange, California.

Ertz pursued his early education from Monte Vista High School in Danville, California. He then went to Stanford University to play college football. He stands at a height of 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 meters) and weighs 250 lbs (113 kg).

His Career; NFL, Stats

Zach played for the Stanford Cardinal football team for three seasons from 2009 to 2012. There, he was a consensus All-American, a finalist for the Mackey Award, and an All-Pac-12 first-team selection.


Zach Ertz’s NFL career stats as of 2019 (Picture: Pro-Football-Reference)

Ertz was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the second round (35th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft. He made his professional regular-season NFL debut in the Eagles’ season-opener at the Washington Redskins. He started in Super Bowl LII where the Eagles defeated the New England Patriots 41–33 to win the championship in February 2018.

Contract & Salary

Zach signed a 5-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles, worth $42,500,000 on 25 January 2016. It includes a $8,000,000 signing bonus, $21,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,500,000.

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He will earn a base salary of $805,000 and a restructure bonus of $7,195,000 while carrying a cap hit of $6,291,500 and a dead cap value of $17,737,500 in 2016.

Who Is Zach Ertz’s Wife?

The 29-year-old is currently relishing a marital life with an athlete wife Julie Ertz. The couple exchanged the wedding vows on 26 March 2017, in Goleta, California.


Zach Ertz shares a picture with his wife Julie Ertz on Thanksgiving 2019 (Picture: Zach’s Instagram)

They first met at the Stanford University baseball stadium and began dating for several years. Eventually, they got engaged on 26 February 2016. Julie, aged 27 s an American soccer player for the Chicago Red Stars of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and the United States women’s national soccer team.

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Some Interesting Facts About Zach Ertz

  • Zach and his wife Julie were featured in ESPN The Magazine’s Body Issue 2017.
  • His father Doug played for the Lehigh University football team from 1981 to 1984.
  • He had most receptions in a single season by a tight end: 116 in 2018.
  • His wife won the U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year in 2019.
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