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Zach Boren
FB #45
Height:
6-0
Weight:
254
College:
Ohio State
Experience:
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TRANSACTIONS: Signed with Houston Texans on May 10, 2013.

COLLEGE:
Started 34-of-51 games in his four-year career at Ohio State
Transitioned from the starting fullback to a starting linebacker during his senior season due to injuries at the linebacker position
Transition and efforts earned him the Big Ten Conference Sportsmanship Award and an ESPN/Kirk Herbstreit “Herbie”  Award
Name team captain for his senior season where he recorded 50 tackles in six games at linebacker, including career-high 12 in the overtime win at Wisconsin
Capped his career with nine tackles against Michigan, including his first sack
Prior to switching to defense, saw action in six games at fullback his senior season with 11 carries for 33 yards and two touchdowns, and five receptions for 42 yards
Recorded 12 carries in his offensive career for 42 yards and caught 25 passes for 193 yards and one touchdown with a long of 25 yards
Honored as the team’s Rex Kern Award winner as the team’s outstanding offensive back despite not having a single carry in 2011
Recipient of the team’s Outstanding First-Year Offensive Player award in 2009

TRANSACTIONS: Signed with Houston Texans on May 10, 2013.

COLLEGE:
Started 34-of-51 games in his four-year career at Ohio State
Transitioned from the starting fullback to a starting linebacker during his senior season due to injuries at the linebacker position
Transition and efforts earned him the Big Ten Conference Sportsmanship Award and an ESPN/Kirk Herbstreit “Herbie”  Award
Name team captain for his senior season where he recorded 50 tackles in six games at linebacker, including career-high 12 in the overtime win at Wisconsin
Capped his career with nine tackles against Michigan, including his first sack
Prior to switching to defense, saw action in six games at fullback his senior season with 11 carries for 33 yards and two touchdowns, and five receptions for 42 yards
Recorded 12 carries in his offensive career for 42 yards and caught 25 passes for 193 yards and one touchdown with a long of 25 yards
Honored as the team’s Rex Kern Award winner as the team’s outstanding offensive back despite not having a single carry in 2011
Recipient of the team’s Outstanding First-Year Offensive Player award in 2009

PERSONAL: 
Named Ohio’s defensive playyer of the year at Pickerington Central (Ohio) High School in 2008
Helped lead Central to a 13-1 record during his senior season and the OCC-Ohio Division and Division I, Region 3 titles
Was also named Ohio Captital Conference and district player of the year in baseball in 2008
Older brother, Justin Boren, is an offensive lineman for the Denver Broncos
Both of his parents were student-athletes at Michigan

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