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Steelers Select Michigan TE Zach Gentry In The Fifth-Round Of The 2019 NFL Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers have selected Michigan tight end Zach Gentry in the fifth-round of the 2019 NFL Draft. It was the 141st pick overall in this year’s draft.

At this years scouting combine, Gentry measured in at 6081, 265-pounds with 34 1/8-inch arms and 9 1/2-inch hands. He ran his 40-yard dash in 4.90-seconds, did 12 reps on the bench and had a vertical jump of 29.5-inches to go along with a 9’2″ broad jump.

Gentry, who arrived at Michigan as a quarterback, caught 49 passes for 817 yards and 4 touchdowns during his college career. The Steelers had dinner with Gentry ahead of the Michigan pro day this year.

Three-year letter winner at Michigan, playing in 33 games with 24 starts at tight end…recorded 49 catches for 817 yards and four touchdowns in his career…earned U-M Athletic Academic Achievement…switched to tight end from quarterback prior to sophomore season.

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