Zeke Markshausen

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Zeke Markshausen
No. 5     Kansas City Chiefs
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-01-26) January 26, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth: Capron, Illinois
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
College: Northwestern
Undrafted in 2010
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team Academic All-America honors (2009)

Zeke Robert Markshausen (born January 26, 1987) is a former American football wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. He was signed by the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent in 2010. He played college football at Northwestern.

Professional career[edit]

Following a mini-camp tryout, Markshausen was signed by the Chicago Bears on August 8, 2010.[1] He was waived on August 30.[2]

Markshausen spent the entire 2010 season out of football and signed with the Kansas City Chiefs on July 30, 2011.[3] He was waived during final roster cuts on September 3, but was signed to the team's practice squad on November 30. He was released from the practice squad on December 4. Following the 2011 season, Markshausen re-signed with the Chiefs on February 29, 2012. He was released by the Chiefs on August 26, 2012.

Life After Football[edit]

In 2013, Zeke lead a small group of high school guys at Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, IL.

In 2013, Markshausen accepted an offer to be the receivers coach at North Shore Country Day School in Winnetka, IL.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wright, Michael C. (August 8, 2010). "Bears sign WR Zeke Markshausen". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2011-07-30. 
  2. ^ McClure, Vaughn (August 30, 2010). "Bears release QB Gutierrez, WR Markshausen". chicagobreakingsports.com. Retrieved 2011-07-30. 
  3. ^ Looney, Josh (July 30, 2011). "Chiefs Sign Free Agent WR Zeke Markshausen". kcchiefs.com. Retrieved 2011-07-30. 

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