Zack Valentine

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Zack Valentine
Date of birth (1957-05-29) May 29, 1957 (age 60)
Place of birth Edenton, North Carolina
Career information
Position(s) Linebacker
College East Carolina University
NFL draft 1979 / Round: 2
Career history
As player
1979–1981 Pittsburgh Steelers
1982 Philadelphia Eagles
Career stats

Zack Valentine (born May 29, 1957 in Edenton, North Carolina) is a former professional American football player who played linebacker for four seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles. As a rookie, he won a Super Bowl ring with the Steelers in Super Bowl XIV over the Los Angeles Rams. Valentine played his prep years at John A. Holmes High School in Edenton.

He had been head coach of Woodbury High School's football team, located in Woodbury, New Jersey, from 2002 until his retirement following the 2012 season. He lives in Logan Township. Chris Pressley, a player for the Cincinnati Bengals, played for Valentine from 2000–2003.


His cousin Derrick Valentine coached Vernon Davis in Washington, DC at MacFarland MS.