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Position:  Quarterback
Name  Zach Mettenberger
Place of birth:  Athens, Georgia
Height  1.96 m
Weight:  235 lb (107 kg)
Date drafted  2014
College:  Louisiana State

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Date of birth:  (1991-07-16) July 16, 1991 (age 24)
High school:  Watkinsville (GA) Oconee County
Role  American football quarterback
Current team  Tennessee Titans (#7 / Quarterback)
School  Louisiana State University
Parents  Bernie Mettenberger, Tammy Mettenberger
Similar People  Marcus Mariota, Jake Locker, Ken Whisenhunt, J J Watt, Charlie Whitehurst

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Zachary Rich Mettenberger (born July 16, 1991) is an American football quarterback who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at LSU.


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Mettenberger has also played for the San Diego Chargers and Pittsburgh Steelers.

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Early years

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Mettenberger attended Oconee County High School in Watkinsville, Georgia. As a senior on the football team, he threw 2,106 yards passing with 19 touchdowns and six interceptions. He was ranked as the 11th best pro-style quarterback recruit in his class by

College career

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Mettenberger originally attended the University of Georgia but was kicked off the team due to a violation of team rules. On April 30, 2010, Mettenberger pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor sexual battery charges stemming from an incident at a bar near Valdosta, Georgia. He transferred to Butler Community College, where he became the starter for the 2010 season. In his lone season at Butler, he threw for 2,678 yards passing yards with 32 touchdowns and four interceptions. He led Butler to an 11–1 record and the JUCO National Championship game.

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Prior to the 2011 season, Mettenberger transferred to Louisiana State University. In his first season at LSU, he completed 8-of-11 pass attempts for 92 yards and a touchdown in limited action. In 2012, he took over as the starting quarterback. He led the team to a 10–3 record, completing 58.8% of his passes for 2,609 yards, 12 touchdowns, and seven interceptions. With the arrival of Cam Cameron as offensive coordinator in 2013, Mettenberger led LSU to a 9–3 regular season record, completing 64.9% of his passes for 3,082 yards, 22 touchdowns, and eight interceptions with a yards per pass attempt of 10.41 and a quarterback rating of 171.4. He is the only LSU quarterback to throw for 2,500 or more yards in back-to-back seasons and was a two-time team captain. Mettenberger tore his ACL in LSU's final regular season game against Arkansas. He underwent surgery and 13 weeks later, he fully participated in LSU's Pro Day. He threw nearly 125 passes while wearing a helmet and shoulder pads and completed over 90% of his passes.

Collegiate statistics

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Tennessee Titans

Mettenberger was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the 6th round (pick number 178 overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.

On September 28, 2014, Mettenberger made his professional debut in relief of Charlie Whitehurst in a 41–17 loss to the Indianapolis Colts. He went 2-of-5 for 17 yards with an interception.

On October 22, 2014, the Titans decided that Mettenberger would start over Jake Locker and Whitehurst against the Houston Texans. Mettenberger and the Titans lost 30–16 to the Texans. Mettenberger was 27 of 41 for 299 yards with 2 touchdowns and 1 interception.

Mettenberger started against Pittsburgh on his Monday Night Football debut on November 17, 2014, going 15-of-24 for two touchdowns and one interception and hitting former Steeler Nate Washington for an 80-yard touchdown. During a 36–7 blowout loss to the New York Giants, Mettenberger sustained a shoulder injury and missed the last 3 games. He finished the season with 8 touchdown passes, 7 interceptions and 1,412 passing yards. He started six games for the Titans, all losses.

Mettenberger started four games in 2015 due to injuries to starter Marcus Mariota. He threw for 935 yards and four touchdowns with seven interceptions while also scoring one rushing touchdown.

Mettenberger was released by the Titans during the offseason on May 16, 2016.

San Diego Chargers

On May 17, 2016, Mettenberger was claimed off waivers by the San Diego Chargers. On August 30, 2016, Mettenberger was cut by the Chargers.

Pittsburgh Steelers

On August 31, 2016, Mettenberger was claimed off waivers by the Pittsburgh Steelers. He did not play in any games during the 2016 NFL season and was inactive for 12 of the Steelers' 16 regular season games, as well as all three playoff games.

Mettenberger was active for Weeks 4 and 5 (against the Kansas City Chiefs and New York Jets, respectively) as the third quarterback behind Ben Roethlisberger and Landry Jones. He was also active as the backup for Weeks 7 and 17 (against the New England Patriots and Cleveland Browns, respectively) behind Jones while Roethlisberger recovered from an injury in the former contest and rested for the playoffs in the latter.

Following the Steelers' drafting of Joshua Dobbs in the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft, Mettenberger was released on May 1, 2017.




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