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Zach Minter
DT #69
Height:
6-1
Weight:
307
College:
Montana State
Hometown:
Glendale, AZ
Experience:
2

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      A two-time first-team All-Big Sky Conference performer at Montana, Minter is in his first Bengals season in 2014 ... Entered the NFL in May of 2013 as a college free agent with Chicago and was on the Bears’ roster for Games 1-8, playing in two games.
      A two-time first-team All-Big Sky Conference performer at Montana, Minter is in his first Bengals season in 2014 ... Entered the NFL in May of 2013 as a college free agent with Chicago and was on the Bears’ roster for Games 1-8, playing in two games.

    Career transactions: Signed with Chicago as college free agent on 5-10-13 ... Waived by Bears on 11-5-13 ... Signed with Cincinnati as free agent (Reserve/Future list) on 12-30-13.

    2013: Played in all four Chicago preseason games ... Recovered a Jimmy Clausen fumble in his pro preseason debut on Aug. 9 at Carolina, and finished preseason with two tackles ... Played in regular-season Games 6-7 for Chicago (no stats) ... Active-DNP for Bears in Game 5 and inactive in Games 1-4 and 8 ... Waived following Game 8, and signed Reserve/Future 2014 contract with Bengals after conclusion of regular season.

    College: Played four seasons (2009-12) in FCS ranks at Montana, seeing action in 44 games ... Earned second straight first-team all-conference nod as a senior, despite missing two full games and most of two others with injuries ... Career totals of 18 sacks and 31.5 tackles-for-loss.

    Personal: Hometown is Glendale, Ariz. ... Attended Cactus High School, where as a senior he earned first-team All-State and regional Defensive Player of the Year honors ... Played point guard for prep basketball team ... Majored at Montana in family and consumer science ... Father, Larry Minter, played football at Colorado State.

Recent Articles

  • Seeking The Moment

    Posted Jul 2, 2015

  • Hobson's Choice: D-line nostalgia from 2012-13

    Posted Jun 30, 2015

    The re-signing of Michael Johnson gives the Bengals virtually the same cast of characters they had in the Who Dey heyday of a few years ago.

  • No surprise: P.B. still strong

    Posted Jun 29, 2015

    It's been 40 years since Paul Brown last coached a game. But his one and only strength coach, Kim Wood, shows how his old boss has never gone out of style.

  • Timeout, courtesy of MJ

    Posted Jun 26, 2015

    Now a timeout from all the hate and the madness. Time for a few snaps of charity and a couple of downs of hope from Bengals right end Michael Johnson as he continues his rush to make a difference. So step right into the Michael D. Johnson Technology Center in his hometown of Selma, Ala.

  • Numbers game marks the spot

    Posted Jun 25, 2015

    From 1 to slightly more than 1,000 in a numbers game gone wild as we offer Bengaldom a rash of digits to peruse for the upcoming season. Andy Dalton eyes Johnny Unitas, A.J. Green chases down Isaac Curtis, Leon Hall tries to jump over Leapin’ Lemar Parrish, and Andrew Whitworth and Domata Peko (above) close in on the ironmen.

Recent Videos

  • Coach Cam: Houshmandzadeh on Eifert

    Posted Jun 25, 2015

    Eifert impresses T.J. Houshmandzadeh when he was coaching during OTAs as part of the Bill Walsh Minority Coaching Fellowship

  • Coach Cam: Houshmandzadeh

    Posted Jun 23, 2015

    Go on the field as T.J. Houshmandzadeh coaches the wide receivers up during OTAs as part of the Bill Walsh Minority Coaching Fellowship

  • Minicamp 2015 Highlights

    Posted Jun 19, 2015

    Take a look at minicamp 2015

  • Taste of the NFL 2015

    Posted Jun 18, 2015

    The Cincinnati Bengals hosted the 13th annual Taste of the NFL benefiting the Freestore Foodbank. Players and cheerleaders attended the "dinner-by-the-bite" event which involved more than 40 area restaurants. This year's Taste of the NFL raised approximately $130,000 for the Freestore Foodbank, the equivalent of 390,000 meals.

  • 'Top 100 Players of 2015': No. 37 A.J. Green

    Posted Jun 17, 2015

    Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green is voted the 37th-best player in the NFL by his peers on the "Top 100 Players of 2015".

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