THIS IS EPISODE 460 OF THE SPORTS SPECTRUM PODCAST
Zach Zenner is an NFL running back who came into the league in 2015 with the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent following a stellar college career at South Dakota State. He rushed for 2,000 yards in 2012, 2013 and 2014 with the Jackrabbits and was an Academic All-American in his senior season of 2014.
After coming to the NFL, Zenner made his debut in 2015, and in 2016 he burst onto the national stage, rushing for 67 yards and two touchdowns on Monday Night Football against the Dallas Cowboys. He went on to play two more seasons in Detroit in 2017 and 2018.
In 2019, Zenner lived a whirlwind football life seeing action with the Saints, Cardinals and Dolphins.
On this episode of the podcast, we talk to Zenner about his crazy 2019 season, how he stayed positive in the midst of being released multiple times, how his faith in Jesus became real during his time in college, and what he envisions himself doing in 10 years.
Thank you Detroit for a fun 4 years! I am thankful for my teammates, the organization, and the fans. I will miss you all, but I am excited to see what the future holds. Romans 8:28; it's all for my good!
— Zach Zenner (@zenner31) August 28, 2019