Zach Pascal

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Zach Pascal
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Pascal with the Indianapolis Colts in 2018
No. 14 – Indianapolis Colts
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1994-12-18) December 18, 1994 (age 26)
Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:214 lb (97 kg)
Career information
High school:Dr. Henry A. Wise, Jr.
(Upper Marlboro, Maryland)
College:Old Dominion
Undrafted:2017
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Restricted free agent
Career NFL statistics as of 2020
Receptions:112
Receiving yards:1,504
Receiving touchdowns:12
Return yards:560
Player stats at NFL.com

Zach Pascal (born December 18, 1994) is an American football wide receiver for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Old Dominion.

Early years[edit]

Pascal attended and played high school football at Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School. During his senior season, Pascal was named first-team all county and third-team all state. [1]

College career[edit]

Pascal attended and played college football at Old Dominion from 2014–2016. In 2016, he helped lead Old Dominion to the Bahamas Bowl, their first bowl game in program history. During the game, he gained 78 yards and scored a touchdown in the victory against Eastern Michigan.

Collegiate statistics[edit]

Zach Pascal Receiving Rushing
Year School Conf Class Pos G Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD
2014 Old Dominion CUSA SO WR 12 59 743 12.6 7 0 0 0.0 0
2015 Old Dominion CUSA JR WR 12 69 975 14.1 8 15 165 11.0 1
2016 Old Dominion CUSA SR WR 13 65 946 14.6 9 23 145 6.3 0
Career Old Dominion 193 2,664 13.8 24 38 310 8.2 1

Professional career[edit]

Washington Redskins[edit]

Pascal signed with the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent following the 2017 NFL Draft.[2] He was waived by the Redskins on September 2, 2017.[3]

Tennessee Titans[edit]

On September 4, 2017, Pascal was signed to the Tennessee Titans' practice squad.[4] He was promoted to the active roster on September 20, 2017.[5] He was waived on September 23, 2017 and was re-signed to the practice squad.[6] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Titans on January 15, 2018.[7] He was waived on June 14, 2018.[8]

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

Pascal embracing Logan Ryan of the Tennessee Titans

On June 15, 2018, Pascal was claimed off of waivers by the Indianapolis Colts. He competed for a spot and made the 53 man roster. In the Colts' season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals, Pascal made it but he didn’t see much action totaling only 1 reception for 18 yards to go along with two kick returns for 54 net yards.[9] On September 30, he scored his first NFL touchdown with a pass from Andrew Luck in an overtime loss to the Houston Texans.[10] In the 2018 season, he had 27 receptions for 268 yards and two touchdowns.[11] In the Divisional Round loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, Pascal scored a touchdown when he recovered a blocked punt in the endzone.[12]

On October 20, 2019, in Week 7 against the Houston Texans, Pascal finished with 106 receiving yards and two touchdowns, marking the first time in his professional career with over 100 yards.[13] In Week 13 against the Tennessee Titans, Pascal caught seven passes for 109 yards in the 31–17 loss.[14] On December 30, 2019, Pascal was signed to a one-year extension through 2020.[15] Overall, Pascal finished the 2019 season with 41 receptions for 607 receiving yards and five receiving touchdowns.[16]

In Week 15 of the 2020 season against the Houston Texans, Pascal recorded 5 catches for 79 yards and 2 touchdowns during the 27–20 win.[17]

The Colts placed a second-round restricted free agent tender on Pascal on March 17, 2021.[18]

Professional Statistics[edit]

Zach Pascal Receiving Rushing
Year Team Pos G Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD
2018 Indianapolis Colts WR 16 27 268 9.9 2 2 10 5.0 0
2019 Indianapolis Colts WR 16 41 607 14.8 5 2 16 8.0 0
2020 Indianapolis Colts WR 16 44 629 14.3 5 0 0 0 0
Career WR 48 112 1,504 13.4 12 4 26 6.0 0

Statistics in table take from NFL.com as of week 17, 2020.[19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'Like playing with Superman:' The story of Redskins first-round pick Jonathan Allen's high school career". Washington Post. Retrieved December 3, 2018.
  2. ^ Czarda, Stephen (May 4, 2017). "Redskins Sign Eight College Free Agents". Redskins.com. Archived from the original on September 11, 2017. Retrieved September 23, 2017.
  3. ^ "9/2: Redskins Make Roster Moves". Redskins.com. September 2, 2017. Retrieved September 23, 2017.
  4. ^ Wyatt, Jim (September 21, 2017). "Titans Agree to Terms with OL Brian Schwenke". TitansOnline.com. Retrieved September 21, 2017.
  5. ^ Wyatt, Jim (September 20, 2017). "Titans Sign WR Zach Pascal, Place LB Aaron Wallace on IR". TitansOnline.com. Retrieved September 21, 2017.
  6. ^ Wyatt, Jim (September 23, 2017). "Titans Promote WR Darius Jennings, Release WR Zach Pascal". TitansOnline.com. Retrieved November 22, 2019.
  7. ^ Wyatt, Jim (January 15, 2018). "Titans Sign 10 Players to Futures Contracts". TitansOnline.com. Archived from the original on January 18, 2018.
  8. ^ Wyatt, Jim (June 14, 2018). "Titans Make Roster Moves at End of Minicamp". TitansOnline.com. Retrieved November 22, 2019.
  9. ^ "Cincinnati Bengals at Indianapolis Colts - September 9th, 2018". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved October 2, 2018.
  10. ^ "Roster Move: Colts Claim WR Zach Pascal Off Waivers". Colts.com. June 15, 2018. Retrieved November 22, 2019.
  11. ^ "Zach Pascal 2018 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved April 3, 2019.
  12. ^ "Divisional Round - Indianapolis Colts at Kansas City Chiefs - January 12th, 2019". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved April 3, 2019.
  13. ^ "Colts take AFC South lead with 30-23 victory over Texans". www.espn.com. Associated Press. October 20, 2019. Retrieved October 20, 2019.
  14. ^ "Blocked field goal helps Titans turn table with win at Indy". www.espn.com. Associated Press. December 1, 2019. Retrieved December 1, 2019.
  15. ^ "Colts' Zach Pascal: Gets extended". CBSSports.com. Retrieved March 26, 2020.
  16. ^ "Zach Pascal 2019 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 26, 2020.
  17. ^ "Houston Texans at Indianapolis Colts - December 20th, 2020". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved December 20, 2020.
  18. ^ Williams, Charean (March 17, 2021). "Darious Williams only one of 26 RFAs in NFL to receive first-round tender". NBCSports.com. Retrieved March 17, 2021.
  19. ^ "Zach Pascal Career Stats". NFL.com. Retrieved April 11, 2021.

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