89 Facts About Zach Ertz

1. Zach Ertz was a junior at Stanford, while Julie was a sophomore at Santa Clara University when the two happened to be taking in the same Cardinals baseball game.

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2. Zach Ertz has had the support of his family throughout his career.

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3. Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz made his first-ever Super Bowl appearance when the squad took on the New England Patriots last year.

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4. At the time, Zack Zach Ertz was just a junior at Stanford while his wife, Julie Ertz was a sophomore at Santa Clara University.

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5. Zach Ertz is trying his best to get Harper to sign on the dotted line.

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6. Zach Ertz tweeted at Harper Wednesday night asking him when Harper will be making his signing with the Phillies official.

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7. Zach Ertz has a long-standing friendship with Mike Trout, one that eventually could lead the Millville, New Jersey, native to the Philadelphia Phillies when his contract is up in 2020.

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8. Zach Ertz is married to professional soccer player Julie Johnston Ertz, starting defensive midfielder for the US Women's National Team and for the Chicago Red Stars; they met in 2012 at a Stanford baseball game.

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9. Zach Ertz ended the season with 116 receptions, 1,163 yards and 8 touchdowns.

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10. Zach Ertz became the first player on the Eagles' roster to catch ten passes and have a over 100 receiving yards in 2017.

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11. Zach Ertz was targeted three times, but only finished with one reception.

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12. Zach Ertz was the second tight end drafted behind Notre Dame's Tyler Eifert, but ahead of future Pro-Bowlers Travis Kelce and Jordan Reed and fellow Stanford teammate Levine Toilolo.

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13. Zach Ertz was ranked the second best tight end prospect in the draft by Sports Illustrated, DraftScout.

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14. Zach Ertz was ranked as the second best tight end prospect in the draft by ESPN Scouts Inc Zach Ertz was one of 19 tight ends to attend the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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15. Zach Ertz was a consensus All-American, a finalist for the Mackey Award, and an All-Pac-12 first team selection.

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16. Zach Ertz had three catches for 61 yards in the Rose Bowl.

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17. Zach Ertz had two receptions, including a touchdown, in the Orange Bowl against Virginia Tech that year.

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18. Zach Ertz was drafted by the Eagles in the second round of the 2013 NFL draft.

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19. Zach Ertz was featured along with her national teammates in the EA Sports' FIFA video game series in FIFA 16, the first time women players were included in the game.

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20. On July 12, Zach Ertz was named to the 18-player team that would represent the United States at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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21. Zach Ertz was named to the roster for the 2016 SheBelieves Cup that took place from March 3 to 9.

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22. Zach Ertz started off 2015 at a 21-day training camp rom January 5 to 25 at the US Soccer National Training Center in Carson, California.

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23. Zach Ertz joined the national team for a training camp at the end of August in order to prepare for two matches against Mexico in September as well as the 2014 CONCACAF Women's qualifying tournament in October.

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24. Zach Ertz started off 2014 at a national team training camp from January 8 to 15 at US Soccer's National Training Center in Carson, California.

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25. Zach Ertz was first called up to the national team in January 2013, when she was on the 29-player roster for a training camp leading up to two matches against Scotland in early February.

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26. In 2012, Zach Ertz competed in international under-20 youth soccer and scored a goal against Switzerland at the La Manga Tournament in Spain.

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27. Zach Ertz played in 15 games for the Red Stars in 2018 as they qualified for the playoffs for the fourth straight season.

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28. Zach Ertz made twelve appearances for the Red Stars during the 2016 season before joining the national team in preparation for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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29. Zach Ertz attended Dobson High School in Mesa from 2006 to 2010, where she volunteered as a student athletic trainer all four years.

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30. Zach Ertz played collegiate soccer with the Santa Clara University Broncos from 2010 to 2013.

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31. Zach Ertz is essentially posting the kind of numbers that got Travis Kelce drafted in the second round of traditional fantasy leagues this season.

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32. Zach Ertz has so far had a successful NFL career with bigger opportunities in the near future.

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33. Zach Ertz is happily married to Julie Johnston, a World Cup champion and former Olympian soccer player.

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34. In 2012, both Julie Ertz and Zach Ertz were in their college days.

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35. Zach Ertz started her professional career in 2012 when she played for the International Under-20 Youth Soccer at LA Manga Tournament.

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36. Zach Ertz completed her major in Communications from Santa Clara University.

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37. Zach Ertz attended her high school in Dobson High School from 2006 to 2010.

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38. Zach Ertz won the state title 9 times and was a captain of her team.

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39. Zach Ertz played from 2004 to 2010 with the team on U-13 through U-19 teams.

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40. Zach Ertz was very happy with her decision, claiming it was the best she ever made, and staying with the club from 2004 to 2010 in their U-13 through U-19 teams.

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41. Zach Ertz was trying to catch Carson Wentz in the middle of the field and he was unable to haul in.

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42. Zach Ertz was busy playing for his contracted team, Stanford while Julie was training for the U20 national team and she was named the US Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year.

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43. Zach Ertz noticed Julie sitting in the student section, decided to approach her and sit next to her.

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44. Zach Ertz participated in Rose Bowl and Fiesta Bowl which helped him build small net worth.

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45. Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz made a surprise visit to Northeast High School to hang out with the Vikings and celebrate their recent championship.

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46. Zach Ertz secured his 91st catch during the team's Monday night game against the.

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47. Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz has officially set a franchise record for most receptions in a single season.

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48. Zach Ertz had another big game, catching nine passes for 83 yards and six first downs and breaking Brian Westbrook's single-season team record for receptions.

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49. Zach Ertz exchanged jerseys Monday night with Redskins tight end Jordan Reed.

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50. Zach Ertz exchanged jerseys with Witten after Witten's last game, on New Year's Eve 2017 at Lincoln Financial Field, the only time Witten ever swapped uniforms.

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51. Zach Ertz has 978 receiving yards, a pace for 1,304 this season, which would rank fifth in Eagles history and would set a record for Eagles tight ends.

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52. Zach Ertz needed seven catches Monday night to break Brian Westbrook's single-season team record for receptions.

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53. Zach Ertz will smash a lot of NFL records, and on Monday night football, he just became the Eagles top pass catcher in a single season, breaking Brian Westbrook's 90 catches in one season.

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54. Zach Ertz breaks Brian Westbrook's Eagles' record for catches in a season.

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55. Zach Ertz is more focused on helping the Eagles stay in contention in the NFC East.

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56. Zach Ertz delivered a speech during the event, which raised money to support various Philadelphia-area charities.

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57. Zach Ertz has emerged as one of the team's vocal leaders.

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58. Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz scores a touchdown in the first half.

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59. Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz was once a quiet player, vocally and on the field.

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60. Zach Ertz is on pace to have a record-setting season for tight ends.

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61. Zach Ertz set a new team record for most receptions in a season, breaking the mark set in 2007 by Brian Westbrook.

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62. Zach Ertz set the Eagles' franchise record for catches in a single season by a tight end Saturday, and his 84 catches are ninth-most in NFL history by any player after 11 games and most ever by a tight end.

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63. Zach Ertz has 93 catches and is closing in on Jason Witten's single-season record for tight ends.

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64. Zach Ertz established his single-game career high of 15 catches against the Redskins in the 2014 season.

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65. Zach Ertz could have blocked the question but didn't because he has an unshakable confidence.

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66. Zach Ertz needs just 17 catches in his final four games to set the NFL single-season record for tight end receptions, which is currently held by Jason Witten.

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67. Zach Ertz needs just 17 catches in his final four games to set the NFL.

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68. Zach Ertz leads all NFL tight ends and is tied for third among all players with 84 receptions in 11 games.

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69. Zach Ertz holds the Philadelphia Eagles single season record for receptions.

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70. Zach Ertz is preparing to surpass Witten, an idol of his way before he came into the league.

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71. Zach Ertz has 414 catches in his first six seasons, just 29 behind Jimmy Graham for most all-time by a tight end.

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72. Zach Ertz surpassed Ozzie Newsome for the eighth-most receiving yards by an NFL tight end in their first six seasons (currently 4,642).

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73. Zach Ertz is on pace to shatter Jason Witten's record for 110 catches in a season and hit 1,304 yards (Rob Gronkowski holds the mark of 1,327).

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74. Zach Ertz continued his historic season for the Philadelphia Eagles in Monday's win over the Washington Redskins, breaking Brian Westbrook's record of 90 catches set in 2007.

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75. Zach Ertz broke that record on Monday night, finishing the night with 93 catches on the season.

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76. Zach Ertz sets Eagles franchise record for receptions in a single season and isn't done yet originally appeared on nbcsportsphiladelphia.

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77. Zach Ertz sets Eagles franchise record for receptions in a single season and isn't done yet.

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78. Zach Ertz is by far the team leader in targets with 121.

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79. Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz is projected by our models for 13.9 FanDuel points against the Washington Redskins.

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80. Zach Ertz was his ever-present self in the Eagles passing game, helping the team move the sticks in a variety of ways.

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81. Zach Ertz catches 9 for 83 yards, Eagles beat Washington.

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82. On February 26, 2016, Zach Ertz proposed to Johnston at Klein Field, the Stanford University baseball stadium where they first met.

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83. On February 4, 2018, Zach Ertz started in Super Bowl LII and caught seven passes for 67-yard and a touchdown.

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84. On December 19, 2017, Zach Ertz was named to his first Pro Bowl, but was unable to participate due to the Eagles playoff success.

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85. On September 29, 2013, Zach Ertz earned his first career start after surpassing James Casey on the depth chart and was designated as the top receiving option at tight end.

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86. Zach Ertz was unable to attend organized team activities due to the NFL's policy on players completing their college semester before joining their team's off-season programs.

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87. Zach Ertz was ranked the fifth best tight end by NFL analyst Josh Norris.

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88. On January 8, 2013, Zach Ertz announced, through a statement released by Stanford, his decision to forgo his senior season and enter the 2013 NFL Draft.

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89. Zach Ertz attended Stanford University, where he played for the Stanford Cardinal football team from 2009 to 2012.

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