Zach Ertz Doesn’t Have A Sister: Meet Brother Nick, Jackson, Shane

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In a family of four children, Zach Ertz doesn’t have a sister but he has three brothers all younger than him.

One of his brothers is a baseball star while the other two have opted for a lowkey life.

Zach Ertz Going In The Pitch With Arms Wide Open
Zach Ertz Going In The Pitch With Arms Wide Open (Source: Instagram)

The new Detroit Lion, Zachary Ertz was born on November 10, 1990, in Orange, California.

He is currently the football tight end for the Detroit Lions affiliated with the National Football League (NFL).

While in high school Ertz used to play football and basketball at Monte Vista High School in Danville, California.

Ertz studied at Stanford University and played football for the Cardinals from 2009 to 2012.

The team redshirted him for the 2009 season but they brought him back into the fold in 2010.

Furthermore, He was named a unanimous All-American, a Mackey Award finalist, and an All-Pac-12 first-team pick.

Following the 2012 season, Ertz stated that he was going to enter the NFL draft.

Additionally, Stanford released a statement on January 8, 2013, announcing Ertz’s intention to forego his senior season and join the 2013 NFL Draft.

ESPN Scouts Inc. graded him as the draft’s second-best tight-end prospect. He is a religious person and in his free time likes to go on golfing tours. 

Does Zach Ertz Have A Sister? Only Three Brothers

The star of our show Zach Ertz does not have a sister. His parents raised him as the eldest sibling among three brothers

His brother Jackson graduated from Monte Vista High School before transferring to Mission College.

Jackson excelled in both baseball and football while attending Monte Vista High School.

Perfect Game named him to their preseason All-American Honorable Mention list for three years in a row (2016-2018).

Notably, he led his baseball team to the 2017 NCS Championship, finishing with a 4-2 record and a 2.50 ERA.

He had one of the top five longest catches in school history as a senior, going 77 yards.

Zach Ertz Taking A Family Picture With His Brother And Sister In Laws
Zach Ertz Taking A Family Picture With His Brother And Sister In Laws (Source: Instagram)

Ertz pursued a degree in communication and had a successful NCAA baseball career. As a junior in 2022, he competed in 12 games, starting one.

He pitched 12.2 innings and finished the season 2-0. One of his most impressive efforts was pitching 3.1 innings with two strikeouts versus Northern Colorado on February 19.

As a freshman at San Jose State in 2019, he appeared in eight games, starting one.

His first career start occurred on April 16 versus Saint Mary’s, when he worked a season-high 2.0 innings while allowing only one extra-base hit and eight total hits.

A Facebook page for Zach’s brother Shane purports to show that he graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder.

He is currently employed as an Account Executive at Verkada in San Francisco, California.

Nick, the second Ertz brother, is a University of California, Berkeley graduate.

Ertz Becomes A Detroit Lion 

Zach Ertz joined the Detroit Lions after carefully weighing his options following his departure from the Arizona Cardinals.

After recovering from an injury, Ertz looked for the proper chance to make a move.

The possibility of joining the Lions, a team in the NFC Championship game with a chance to win a ring, was tremendous.

Furthermore, the chance to work with head coach Dan Campbell, a former tight end, and reunite with his old tight ends coach Steve Heiden were important factors in his selection.

Zach Ertz Stolling Through The Stadium In His Free Time
Zach Ertz Strolling Through The Stadium In His Free Time (Source: Instagram)

Ertz expressed enthusiasm about contributing to the squad in any way possible, emphasizing his commitment to earning his reps.

The veteran’s experience, which includes appearances in high-profile games such as the Super Bowl, is viewed as significant by the Lions, particularly given the team’s young roster.

Ertz’s experience with Heiden’s teaching style and confidence in the tight end’s ability influenced his decision to join the Lions.

Despite the uncertainty surrounding his role in the NFC Championship game, Ertz is anxious to help the club and contribute well both on and off the field.

Bibek Dhoj Thapa
Bibek Dhoj Thapa

Bibek Dhoj Thapa

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