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Zac Diles
LB #54
Height:
6-2
Weight:
245
College:
Kansas State
Hometown:
Abilene, TX
Experience:
7

Biography

 
PRO: Zac Diles is in his second stay with the Titans after being signed in mid-October 2013 after a rash of injuries in the linebacker corps.  The 6-foot-2-inch, 245-pounder brings versatility to the unit with the ability to play the weakside, strongside and middle linebacker spots.  The seventh-year veteran has also spent time with the Kansas City Chiefs, Houston Texans, St. Louis Rams, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Indianapolis Colts.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
•    In 2010, Diles saw action in 15 games and notched a career-best 78 tackles.
•    In 2009, Diles saw action in all 16 games with 12 starts and posted 58 tackles, two forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and a pass defensed.

TITANS TIDBITS:  
•    As a child, Diles was musically-inclined, playing the saxophone and the piano.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:  
•    The Abilene, Texas, native was originally selected by the Houston Texans in the seventh round (218th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft.
•    Signed by the St. Louis Rams as a free agent on July 30, 2011.
•    Released by the Rams on Sept. 3, 2011.
•    Signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as a free agent on Sept. 4, 2011.
•    Released by the Buccaneers on Dec. 3, 2011 and claimed off waivers by the Indianapolis Colts on Dec. 5, 2011.
•    Released by the Colts on Feb. 7, 2012.
•    Signed by the Titans as a free agent on May 1, 2012.
•    Signed by the Kansas City Chiefs as a free agent on April 12, 2013 and released on Sept. 1, 2013.
•    Signed by the Titans as a free agent on Oct. 16, 2013.

COLLEGE:
•    Appeared in all 24 games in his two seasons at Kansas State and was a two-time All-Big 12 honoree.
•    Started all 13 games as a senior during the 2006 season and collected 149 total tackles, including 13 stops for losses.  Also forced three fumbles, notched two passes defensed and had an interception.  Returned lone career fumble return for a touchdown at Missouri.
•    Played in 11 games as a junior in 2005 and finished fourth on the team with 50 tackles, adding two sacks, a pair of quarterback pressures, 5.5 stops behind the line of scrimmage and three forced fumbles.
•    Selected to play in the inaugural Inta-Juice All-Star Classic in Houston.
•    Began his collegiate career at Fresno City College, where he started 22 games over two seasons and led the team to a Valley Conference Title and a berth in the 2004 California North Division championship game as a sophomore.

PERSONAL:  
•    Attended Tulare High School in California’s central valley.
•    In addition to football, he also lettered as a forward in basketball and as the right fielder on the baseball team.
•    Was active in the community at Kansas State, making regular hospital visits and reading to children.
•    Born Zachary Lee Diles on June 11, 1985 in Abilene, Texas.
 
PRO: Zac Diles is in his second stay with the Titans after being signed in mid-October 2013 after a rash of injuries in the linebacker corps.  The 6-foot-2-inch, 245-pounder brings versatility to the unit with the ability to play the weakside, strongside and middle linebacker spots.  The seventh-year veteran has also spent time with the Kansas City Chiefs, Houston Texans, St. Louis Rams, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Indianapolis Colts.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
•    In 2010, Diles saw action in 15 games and notched a career-best 78 tackles.
•    In 2009, Diles saw action in all 16 games with 12 starts and posted 58 tackles, two forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and a pass defensed.

TITANS TIDBITS:  
•    As a child, Diles was musically-inclined, playing the saxophone and the piano.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:  
•    The Abilene, Texas, native was originally selected by the Houston Texans in the seventh round (218th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft.
•    Signed by the St. Louis Rams as a free agent on July 30, 2011.
•    Released by the Rams on Sept. 3, 2011.
•    Signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as a free agent on Sept. 4, 2011.
•    Released by the Buccaneers on Dec. 3, 2011 and claimed off waivers by the Indianapolis Colts on Dec. 5, 2011.
•    Released by the Colts on Feb. 7, 2012.
•    Signed by the Titans as a free agent on May 1, 2012.
•    Signed by the Kansas City Chiefs as a free agent on April 12, 2013 and released on Sept. 1, 2013.
•    Signed by the Titans as a free agent on Oct. 16, 2013.

COLLEGE:
•    Appeared in all 24 games in his two seasons at Kansas State and was a two-time All-Big 12 honoree.
•    Started all 13 games as a senior during the 2006 season and collected 149 total tackles, including 13 stops for losses.  Also forced three fumbles, notched two passes defensed and had an interception.  Returned lone career fumble return for a touchdown at Missouri.
•    Played in 11 games as a junior in 2005 and finished fourth on the team with 50 tackles, adding two sacks, a pair of quarterback pressures, 5.5 stops behind the line of scrimmage and three forced fumbles.
•    Selected to play in the inaugural Inta-Juice All-Star Classic in Houston.
•    Began his collegiate career at Fresno City College, where he started 22 games over two seasons and led the team to a Valley Conference Title and a berth in the 2004 California North Division championship game as a sophomore.

PERSONAL:  
•    Attended Tulare High School in California’s central valley.
•    In addition to football, he also lettered as a forward in basketball and as the right fielder on the baseball team.
•    Was active in the community at Kansas State, making regular hospital visits and reading to children.
•    Born Zachary Lee Diles on June 11, 1985 in Abilene, Texas.
 
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 74 241 177 64 1 1 3 1 0 0 -- 0
2014 CLE 4 2 2 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2014 HOU 1 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 TEN 2 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 TEN 6 11 7 4 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 IND 4 2 2 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 TB 7 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 HOU 15 82 59 23 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 HOU 16 62 45 17 0 1 1 -- -- -- -- --
2008 HOU 8 66 47 19 1 -- 2 1 0 0 -- 0
2007 HOU 11 13 12 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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