Zach Pascal

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Zach Pascal
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Pascal in a press conference with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2022
No. 3 – Philadelphia Eagles
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1994-12-18) December 18, 1994 (age 27)
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:Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 3, 2022
Receptions:156
Receiving yards:1,927
Receiving touchdowns:15
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Zach Pascal (born December 18, 1994) is an American football wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles 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]

Season Team Conf Class Pos GP Receiving Rushing
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 37 193 2,664 13.8 24 38 310 8.2 1

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 1+58 in
(1.87 m)
219 lb
(99 kg)
32 in
(0.81 m)
10 in
(0.25 m)
4.55 s 1.54 s 2.61 s 4.29 s 7.11 s 36.0 in
(0.91 m)
10 ft 6 in
(3.20 m)
14 reps
All values from NFL Combine[2][3][4]

Washington Redskins[edit]

Pascal signed with the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent following the 2017 NFL Draft.[5] He was waived by the Redskins on September 2, 2017.[6]

Tennessee Titans[edit]

On September 4, 2017, Pascal was signed to the Tennessee Titans' practice squad.[7] He was promoted to the active roster on September 20, 2017.[8] He was waived on September 23, 2017 and was re-signed to the practice squad.[9] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Titans on January 15, 2018.[10] He was waived on June 14, 2018.[11]

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

Pascal with the Colts in 2018
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.[12] On September 30, he scored his first NFL touchdown with a pass from Andrew Luck in an overtime loss to the Houston Texans.[13] In the 2018 season, he had 27 receptions for 268 yards and two touchdowns.[14] In the Divisional Round loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, Pascal scored a touchdown when he recovered a blocked punt in the endzone.[15]

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.[16] In Week 13 against the Tennessee Titans, Pascal caught seven passes for 109 yards in the 31–17 loss.[17] On December 30, 2019, Pascal was signed to a one-year extension through 2020.[18] Overall, Pascal finished the 2019 season with 41 receptions for 607 receiving yards and five receiving touchdowns.[19]

Pascal makes a catch in 2022

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.[20]

The Colts placed a second-round restricted free agent tender on Pascal on March 17, 2021.[21] He signed the one-year contract on April 19.[22]

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

On March 21, 2022, Pascal signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles, reuniting him with his former Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni who is the Eagles head coach.[23] He originally chose to wear No. 11, but switched to number 3 when the Eagles acquired A. J. Brown.[24]

NFL career statistics[edit]

Year Team GP Receiving Rushing Fumbles
Rec Yds Avg Lng TD Att Yds Avg Lng TD Fum Lost
2018 IND 16 27 268 9.9 28 2 2 10 5.0 8 0 0 0
2019 IND 16 41 607 14.8 37 5 2 16 8.0 12 0 0 0
2020 IND 16 44 629 14.3 42 5 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2021 IND 16 38 384 10.1 41 3 2 21 10.5 12 0 1 1
Career[25] 64 150 1,888 12.6 42 15 6 47 7.8 12 0 1 1

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. ^ "Zach Pascal Draft and Combine Prospect Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved November 4, 2021.
  3. ^ "Zach Pascal 2017 NFL Draft Profile". insider.espn.com. Retrieved November 4, 2021.
  4. ^ "Zach Pascal, Old Dominion, WR, 2017 NFL Draft Scout, NCAA College Football". draftscout.com. Retrieved November 4, 2021.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ "9/2: Redskins Make Roster Moves". Redskins.com. September 2, 2017. Archived from the original on September 5, 2017. Retrieved September 23, 2017.
  7. ^ Wyatt, Jim (September 21, 2017). "Titans Agree to Terms with OL Brian Schwenke". TitansOnline.com. Retrieved September 21, 2017.
  8. ^ Wyatt, Jim (September 20, 2017). "Titans Sign WR Zach Pascal, Place LB Aaron Wallace on IR". TitansOnline.com. Archived from the original on January 25, 2018. Retrieved September 21, 2017.
  9. ^ Wyatt, Jim (September 23, 2017). "Titans Promote WR Darius Jennings, Release WR Zach Pascal". TitansOnline.com. Retrieved November 22, 2019.
  10. ^ Wyatt, Jim (January 15, 2018). "Titans Sign 10 Players to Futures Contracts". TitansOnline.com. Archived from the original on January 18, 2018.
  11. ^ Wyatt, Jim (June 14, 2018). "Titans Make Roster Moves at End of Minicamp". TitansOnline.com. Retrieved November 22, 2019.
  12. ^ "Cincinnati Bengals at Indianapolis Colts - September 9th, 2018". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved October 2, 2018.
  13. ^ "Roster Move: Colts Claim WR Zach Pascal Off Waivers". Colts.com. June 15, 2018. Retrieved November 22, 2019.
  14. ^ "Zach Pascal 2018 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved April 3, 2019.
  15. ^ "Divisional Round - Indianapolis Colts at Kansas City Chiefs - January 12th, 2019". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved April 3, 2019.
  16. ^ "Colts take AFC South lead with 30-23 victory over Texans". www.espn.com. Associated Press. October 20, 2019. Retrieved October 20, 2019.
  17. ^ "Blocked field goal helps Titans turn table with win at Indy". www.espn.com. Associated Press. December 1, 2019. Retrieved December 1, 2019.
  18. ^ "Colts' Zach Pascal: Gets extended". CBSSports.com. Retrieved March 26, 2020.
  19. ^ "Zach Pascal 2019 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 26, 2020.
  20. ^ "Houston Texans at Indianapolis Colts - December 20th, 2020". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved December 20, 2020.
  21. ^ 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.
  22. ^ Stankevitz, JJ (April 19, 2021). "Zach Pascal, George Odum Re-Sign As Restricted Free Agents". Colts.com. Retrieved April 19, 2021.
  23. ^ McMullen (March 21, 2022). "Eagles Bring In Nick Sirianni Favorite Zach Pascal to Bolster WR Room". msn.com. Retrieved March 21, 2022.
  24. ^ Gowton (May 2, 2022). "A. J. Brown jersey number revealed". bleedinggreennation.com. Retrieved May 2, 2022.
  25. ^ "Zach Pascal Career Stats". NFL.com. Retrieved April 11, 2021.

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