19 Facts About Zach Wiegert


Zachary Allen Wiegert was born on August 16,1972 and is a former American college and professional football player who was a guard and offensive tackle in the National Football League for twelve seasons.


Zach Wiegert played college football for the University of Nebraska, earned All-American honors, and was a member of a national championship team.


Zach Wiegert attended Archbishop Bergan High School in Fremont, and played high school football for the Bergan Knights.


Zach Wiegert earned second-team All-America honors in 1993, helping lead Nebraska to an undefeated regular season and an Orange Bowl appearance.


Zach Wiegert blocked for a Cornhuskers offense that led the NCAA in rushing yards for the eleventh time, averaging 340 yards per game on the ground, and Nebraska won its first national football championship since 1971.


Zach Wiegert was the UPI Lineman of the Year, the Touchdown Club of Columbus Offensive Lineman of the Year, a finalist for the Lombardi Award, and finished 10th in the Heisman voting.


Zach Wiegert played with the Rams from 1995 to 1998.


Zach Wiegert caught a one-yard pass to give the Rams a first down on a game-winning drive that resulted in Jeff Wilkins' 25-yard field goal with four seconds remaining at Washington.


Zach Wiegert scored a touchdown after recovering Jerald Moore's fumble in the end zone at Carolina.


Zach Wiegert was granted free agency on February 13,1998, and re-signed with Rams on June 17,1998.


Zach Wiegert was designated by the Rams as a transition player on February 12,1999, and was re-signed by the Rams on March 24,1999.


Zach Wiegert was released on April 28,1999, after had become expendable since the Rams had signed Adam Timmerman to play right guard.


Zach Wiegert played four seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars from 1999 to 2002.


Zach Wiegert signed as a free agent May 5,1999, with the Jaguars in 1999.


Zach Wiegert had allowed only four sacks in eight games.


Zach Wiegert was placed on injured reserve on October 14,2000.


Zach Wiegert made his first NFL start at left tackle versus Indianapolis and started four more games at left tackle before starting two games at right tackle.


Zach Wiegert was granted unconditional free agency on February 28,2003.


Zach Wiegert played for the Houston Texans from 2003 to 2006.