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Zach Boren
FB #45
Height:
6-0
Weight:
255
College:
Ohio State
Experience:
1

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Bio

TRANSACTION HISTORY: Signed with Houston as undrafted rookie, May 10, 2013...waived Aug. 27...re-signed to Texans’ practice squad, Sept. 2...waived Sept. 17...signed with Chargers, Feb. 3, 2014.

2013: Spent two weeks on Houston’s practice squad.

COLLEGE: Big Ten Conference Sportsmanship Award and ESPN/Kirk Herbstreit “Herbie” Award after moving from starting fullback to starting linebacker before senior season...team captain as senior...recorded 50 tackles in six games, including career-high 12 in OT win at Wisconsin...Rex Kern Award as team’s outstanding offensive back in 2011 and Outstanding First-Year Offensive Player award in 2009...finished career with 12 carries for 42 yards and two touchdowns, along with 25 catches for 193 yards and one score...played at Ohio State from 2009-12...sports industries major.

PERSONAL: Born in Columbus, Ohio...Ohio Defensive Player of Year at Pickerington Central (Ohio) High in 2008...led squad to OCC-Ohio Division and Division I, Region 3 titles as senior...Capital Conference and district player of year in baseball in 2008...older brother, Justin, is offensive lineman for Denver Broncos... father, Mike, played football and mother, Hope, ran track at University of Michigan.

TRANSACTION HISTORY: Signed with Houston as undrafted rookie, May 10, 2013...waived Aug. 27...re-signed to Texans’ practice squad, Sept. 2...waived Sept. 17...signed with Chargers, Feb. 3, 2014.

2013: Spent two weeks on Houston’s practice squad.

COLLEGE: Big Ten Conference Sportsmanship Award and ESPN/Kirk Herbstreit “Herbie” Award after moving from starting fullback to starting linebacker before senior season...team captain as senior...recorded 50 tackles in six games, including career-high 12 in OT win at Wisconsin...Rex Kern Award as team’s outstanding offensive back in 2011 and Outstanding First-Year Offensive Player award in 2009...finished career with 12 carries for 42 yards and two touchdowns, along with 25 catches for 193 yards and one score...played at Ohio State from 2009-12...sports industries major.

PERSONAL: Born in Columbus, Ohio...Ohio Defensive Player of Year at Pickerington Central (Ohio) High in 2008...led squad to OCC-Ohio Division and Division I, Region 3 titles as senior...Capital Conference and district player of year in baseball in 2008...older brother, Justin, is offensive lineman for Denver Broncos... father, Mike, played football and mother, Hope, ran track at University of Michigan.

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