Frank Zombo

American football player (born 1987)

American football player
Frank Zombo
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Zombo with the Chiefs in 2014
No. 58, 51
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1987-03-05) March 5, 1987 (age 35)
Sterling Heights, Michigan
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:254 lb (115 kg)
Career information
High school:Adlai E. Stevenson
(Sterling Heights, Michigan)
College:Central Michigan
Undrafted:2010
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Total tackles:196
Sacks:12.5
Interceptions:1
Forced fumbles:5
Fumble recoveries:4
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Frank William Zombo III (born March 5, 1987) is a former American football linebacker. He was signed by the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2010 and later won Super Bowl XLV with them over the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played college football at Central Michigan.

Early years

Zombo graduated from Adlai E. Stevenson High School in 2005 where he also played high school football.

College career

Zombo was a four-year letterman at Central Michigan, appearing in all 55 games during his four seasons with 39 starts as a defensive end. He finished his career ranked second in school history with 25½ sacks. Zombo also earned 1st team All-MAC honors twice.

Professional career

Zombo in August 2011

Green Bay Packers

After going undrafted in the 2010 NFL Draft, Zombo signed with the Green Bay Packers on April 30, 2010.[1]

In Super Bowl XLV, Zombo was a starter and recorded a sack as well as five tackles (two for a loss), as Green Bay defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 31–25 to bring the Lombardi trophy back to Green Bay for the first time in 14 years.[2]

In 2012, Zombo missed the first eight games of the season due to a hamstring injury, and was placed on the physically unable to perform list. Zombo was activated on November 3.[3]

Kansas City Chiefs

On April 3, 2013, Zombo signed with the Kansas City Chiefs.[4] He signed a three-year, $3.6 million contract extension in March 2016.[5][6]

On September 1, 2018, Zombo was released by the Chiefs.[7] He was re-signed by the Chiefs on October 9, 2018.[8]

NFL career statistics

Regular season

Year Team Games Tackles Interceptions Fumbles
GP GS Comb Total Ast Sck SFTY PDef Int Yds Avg Lng TDs FFum
2010 GB 13 8 36 28 10 4 - 0 - - 0.0 - - 2
2011 GB 5 1 10 8 2 1 - 0 - - 0.0 - - 0
2012 GB 7 0 8 5 3 0 - 0 - - 0.0 - - 0
2013 KC 16 5 27 23 4 2 - 2 1 5 5.0 5 0 1
2014 KC 16 0 8 8 0 0 - 0 - 0 0.0 - - 0
2015 KC 16 2 19 16 3 3 - 0 - - 0.0 - - 1
2016 KC 16 11 41 30 11 1 - 2 - - 0.0 - - 1
2017 KC 16 9 43 26 17 1.5 - 0 - - 0.0 - - 0
2018 KC 9 0 2 2 0 0 - 0 - 0 0.0 - - 0
Career 107 36 196 146 50 12.5 0 4 1 5 - 5 0 5
Source: NFL.com

References

  1. ^ "Packers sign 11 non-drafted free agents". Packers.com. April 30, 2010. Archived from the original on October 9, 2017. Retrieved October 6, 2016.
  2. ^ "Super Bowl XLV - Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Green Bay Packers - February 6th, 2011". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved December 15, 2017.
  3. ^ "Green Bay Packers activate LB Zombo from PUP list". Yahoo! Sports. November 3, 2012. Retrieved November 3, 2012.
  4. ^ "Chiefs Sign LB Frank Zombo". Chiefs.com. April 4, 2013. Archived from the original on September 8, 2017.
  5. ^ Pelissero, Tom (March 9, 2016). "#Chiefs are re-signing linebacker and special teamer Frank Zombo to a 3-year, $3.6M deal. Another $750K available in incentives". @TomPelissero. Retrieved September 8, 2017.
  6. ^ Spotrac.com. "Frank Zombo". Spotrac.com. Retrieved September 8, 2017.
  7. ^ "Chiefs Roster Down to NFL-Mandated 53". Chiefs.com. September 1, 2018.
  8. ^ "ROSTER MOVES: Armani Watts, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif placed on injured reserve; Frank Zombo returns". ArrowheadPride.com. October 9, 2018.

External links

  • Kansas City Chiefs bio
  • Central Michigan Chippewas bio
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