Aaron Merz

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Aaron Merz
No. --     Free Agent
Guard / Center
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-08-27) August 27, 1983 (age 30)
Place of birth: Bakersfield, California
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 325 lb (147 kg)
Career information
College: California
NFL Draft: 2006 / Round: 7 / Pick: 258
Debuted in 2006 for the Buffalo Bills
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2007
Games played 7
Games started 1
Stats at NFL.com

Aaron Andrew Merz (born August 27, 1983 in Bakersfield, California) is an American football offensive lineman who is currently a free agent. He was originally drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the seventh round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at California.

Early years[edit]

Merz attended Wasco High School in Wasco, California and was a letterman in football, basketball, and golf. In football, he won All-League honors as both an offensive lineman and as a defensive lineman.

College career[edit]

He played college football at the University of California, Berkeley, where he earned a B.A. in sociology in 2005. Merz joined the team as a walk-on in 2001 and was given a scholarship as reward for his elevated role with the team following the 2003 season. [1]

Professional career[edit]

Prior to the 2006 NFL Draft, Merz scored an impressive 39/50 on the NFL Scouting Combine's standard Wonderlic Test. After being released by Buffalo in 2008, Merz enlisted with the U.S. Peace Corps. He served as a volunteer in Zambia from February 2009 to February 2010 before being forced to return to America for medical purposes.

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