PLAYER
Zac Kerin
G #67
Height:
6-4
Weight:
305
Age:
26
College:
Toledo
Hometown:
Columbus, OH
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2017):

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1
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1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 14 1
2017 DET 1 1
2016 MIN 9 0
2015 MIN 4 0
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 ARI W 35-23
2 @NYG W 24-10
3 ATL L 26-30

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Biography

Comes to the Detroit Lions as an addition to the offensive line after spending the previous three seasons (2014-16) with the Minnesota Vikings in a reserve role appearing in 13 career games.

TRANSACTIONS

  • Placed on Reserve/Injured on September 30, 2017.
  • Acquired via waivers from Minnesota by the Detroit Lions on September 3, 2017.
  • Released by the Vikings on September 2, 2017.
  • Re-signed by the Vikings as an exclusive free agent on April 13, 2017.
  • Signed by the Vikings to the active roster from the practice squad on December 30, 2014.
  • Signed by the Vikings to the practice squad on August 31, 2014.
  • Released by the Vikings on August 30, 2014.
  • Signed by the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 10, 2014.

PRO

Comes to the Detroit Lions as an addition to the offensive line after spending the previous three seasons (2014-16) with the Minnesota Vikings in a reserve role appearing in 13 career games.

2016: Served in a reserve role for the Vikings, appearing in nine games on the season.

2015: Spent the season as a backup on the offensive front and played on special teams.

  • Made his NFL debut vs. St. Louis (Nov. 8).

2014: Originally signed as an undrafted rookie free agent. Spent the majority of the season on the Vikings practice squad.

COLLEGE

Played his college ball for the Toledo Rockets, appearing in 50 career games and earning 38 starts. Did not miss a game over the final three years of his collegiate career.

2013: A leader on the offensive line who saw action in all 12 games for the Rockets.

  • Anchored an offensive line that allowed only 5 sacks during the 2013 campaign, which ranked 1st nationally.
  • Named second-team All-MAC for the second time in his career.

2012: Started in all 13 games for Toledo. Helped propel the Rockets to 445.2 total yards of offense per game, ranking third in the MAC.

  • First-Team All-MAC selection.

2011: Key part of an offense that ranked eighth in the nation and first in the MAC in scoring (42.2). Part of an offensive line that tied sixth in the nation in fewest sacks allowed (10).

  • Second-Team All-MAC selection.

2010: Played in 12 games as a reserve on the offensive line.

2009: Redshirted.

PERSONAL

Son of Todd and Amy Kerin. Attended Olentangy High School (Lewis Center, Ohio).

  • Majored in civil engineering.

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Lions at Bears Trailer

    Posted 11 hours ago

    Get ready for the Lions' Week 11 matchup against the Chicago Bears with this game trailer .

  • Opposing View: Bears

    Posted 12 hours ago

    Tori Petry talks with the Chicago Tribune's Brad Biggs about QB Mitchell Trubisky and the Bears' run game.

  • Lang on facing the Bears' front seven

    Posted Nov 17, 2017

    OL T.J. Lang talks about facing the Bears' front seven and about having the offensive line unit back at full strength.

  • Lions offense returning to health

    Posted Nov 17, 2017

    Tori Petry recaps the highlights of the week in sixty seconds on 0 to 60 presented by Comerica Bank.

  • Caldwell on the next man up mentality

    Posted Nov 17, 2017

    Head coach Jim Caldwell says DE Cornelius Washington has grown as a player and stepped up to make plays for the Lions in their latest matchup against the Browns.

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