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#98 Frank Zombo
Position: Defensive End
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 269
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sterling Heights, Mich.
High School: Stevenson HS
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Frank Zombo
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 05/06/2010

Ranks second in school history with 25.5 career sacks ... agreed to a free-agent contract with the Green Bay Packers following the 2010 NFL Draft ... member of the National Football Foundation's Hampshire Honor Society.

2009: All-MAC first team ... CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District IV second team selection ... Academic All-MAC honoree ... named CMU's Most Valuable Defensive Lineman and Ring of Honor recipient ... played in all 14 games, starting 12 ... made five tackles and returned an interception 27 yards for a touchdown against Northern Illinois (11/27) ... collected three tackles, a sack and a forced fumble against Akron (9/26) ... credited with four tackles and a fumble recovery against Toledo (11/11) ... made three tackles, including a sack, and recovered a fumble against Ohio in the MAC Championship Game (12/4) ... credited with eight tackles, seven solo, and a career-high three sacks in the GMAC Bowl against Troy (1/6).

2008: All-MAC first team … ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District IV second team honoree … led the MAC in tackles for loss and ranked second in sacks … moved into fourth on school’s career sacks list … made at least two sacks in three different games … nine sacks are tied for the third most in a season in school history … named MAC West Division Defensive Player of the Week after collecting six tackles, 2.5 sacks and a forced fumble against Eastern Illinois (8/28) … seven total tackles, including four tackles for loss and two sacks, against Temple (10/11) … six total tackles, including three tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks, against Western Michigan (10/18).

2007: Started all 14 games at defensive end … led team and tied for third in MAC with 7.5 sacks … ranked second on team with 10.5 tackles for a loss … recorded at least five tackles in seven games … tallied a career-high nine tackles at Kansas (9/1) … posted six tackles and a fumble recovery against Northern Illinois (9/29) … had six tackles, a fumble recovery and an interception against Army (10/13) … made six tackles, including a sack, at Clemson (10/20) … of six tackles made at Kent State (10/27), three were for a loss including two sacks … collected seven tackles, including one for a loss of yardage, against Eastern Michigan (11/16) … tallied a pair of sacks at Akron (11/23) … totaled six sacks in the final five regular-season games … CoSIDA Academic All-District IV second team selection … Academic All-MAC honoree.

2006: Appeared in all 14 games … made first career start at Kentucky (9/30) … had a pair of sacks against UK … posted career-high six tackles against Western Michigan (11/10) … added five stops in win at Buffalo (11/24).

2005: Redshirted.

High School: All-state selection by the Detroit News and Detroit Free Press … Macomb County Player of the Year by the Macomb Daily … all-conference and All-East … Dream Team choice … led team to state finals with an 11-3 record in 2004 … caught 78 passes for 1,200 yards … finished career with 118 receptions for 1,800 yards … also made 75 tackles on defense as a senior, finishing his career with 127 … two-year letterwinner in football and
basketball … ranked No. 32 in Detroit News Blue Chip 60 and No. 36 in Detroit Free Press Fab 50.

Personal: Born March 5, 1987 … parents are Frank and Debbie Zombo … chose CMU over Eastern Michigan, Western Michigan and Toledo … prep coach was Rick Bye … high school teammate of Toledo’s Kevin Kilgo … maintains a 3.37 GPA as a health fitness major.

SCORING                G    TD  Rush  Pass Retn  PAT 2PAT   FG  Total Avg/G
2006................ 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2007................ 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2008................ 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2009................ 14 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 0.4
TOTAL............... 55 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 0.1

INTERCEPTIONS G No Yds TD Lg Avg/R Avg/G
2006................ 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2007................ 14 1 9 0 9 9.0 0.6
2008................ 13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2009................ 14 1 27 1 27 27.0 1.9
TOTAL............... 55 2 36 1 27 18.0 0.7

ALL PURPOSE G Rush Rec PR KR IR Total Avg/G
2006................ 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2007................ 14 0 0 0 0 9 9 0.6
2008................ 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2009................ 14 0 0 0 0 27 27 1.9
TOTAL............... 55 0 0 0 0 36 36 0.7

TACKLES G UA A Total TFL-Yds PD FF FR Blkd
2006................ 14 11 12 23 3.0-23 0 0 0 0
2007................ 14 25 37 62 10.5-64 1 0 2 1
2008................ 13 19 32 51 15.5-56 2 1 0 0
2009................ 14 24 21 45 10.0-50 1 1 2 0
TOTAL............... 55 79 102 181 39.0-193 4 2 4 1

SACKS G UA A Total Yds
2006................ 14 2 1 2.5 21
2007................ 14 7 1 7.5 57
2008................ 13 6 6 9.0 45
2009................ 14 6 1 6.5 42
TOTAL............... 55 21 9 25.5 165