July 8, 1983 |
Granite Bay, California
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight:||235 lb (107 kg)|
|NFL Draft:||2007 / Round: 5 / Pick: 143|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career NFL statistics|
Dallas Sartz (born July 8, 1983) is a former American football linebacker who is currently an assistant coach for the UC Davis football team. He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the fifth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Southern California.
Sartz has also been a member of the Minnesota Vikings.
Sartz prepped at Granite Bay High School in Granite Bay, California. He was originally a powerful safety, but was later moved to linebacker in college. A highly touted recruit, he mulled attending Oregon and Washington before committing to Pete Carroll's Trojans.
Sartz played college football at the University of Southern California, where he was a two-time team captain. He was a 2004 and 2006 Pac-10 conference honorable mention. Sartz was invited to play in the 2007 East-West Shrine Game.
Sartz was drafted by the Washington Redskins in fifth round in the 2007 NFL Draft with the 143rd overall pick. He ran a 4.58 40 at the NFL Combine. Sartz signed a contract with the Redskins in July 2007. On September 1, 2007, Sartz was released by the Redskins.
On March 17, 2008, Sartz signed with the Minnesota Vikings. He was later released on May 2.
In August 2008, Sartz was signed by the Seattle Seahawks, but released later that month.
Sartz began working as a coach for the UC Davis Aggies football team, who compete at the FCS level of college football, during the 2010 season. Sartz as of 2014 also is coaching for his old high school team the Granite Bay Grizzlies.
Sartz graduated from USC with a bachelor's degree in communications and a business law minor. Sartz' mother, Lori, was a track sprinter. Sartz' father, Jeff, played as a safety during his years at Oregon State University, and also attended Shadle Park High School in Spokane, Washington. He was coached by Gary Davis while at Shadle Park. His sister, Stephanie, attended Berkeley and worked as a Cal football recruiter and his grandfather was a boxer at Washington State University and a professional hydroplane racer.
- Exit Interview: Dallas Sartz, WeAreSC.com, April 24, 2007.
- Gary Fitzgerald, Draft Deals: Blades, Sartz, Palmer In Fold Archived 2007-08-19 at the Wayback Machine., Redskins.com, July 16, 2007.
- Withers, Bud (2003-09-25). "Sports | Pac-10 notebook: Crossroads game for Beavers, Devils | Seattle Times Newspaper". Community.seattletimes.nwsource.com. Retrieved 2010-09-20.
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