The Jacksonville Jaguars today signed free agent guard Zack
Wiegert, a four-year veteran who has started 45 games for the St.
Louis Rams since 1995. Length and terms of the contract are not
Wiegert, 26, was a second-round draft choice of the Rams in 1995.
He played in five games as a rookie, making two starts and missing
11 games with an ankle injury. He moved permanently into the
starting lineup in 1996. In 1998, Wiegert started 13 of 13 games
played at both right and left guard, missing three games at
midseason with a knee injury. In '97, Wiegert committed the fewest
penalties of any Rams starting offensive lineman.
The 6-4, 310-pound Wiegert is very versatile. He can also play both
guard and tackle on either side of the line, and he has one pass
reception for a first down and he scored a touchdown on a fumble
The winner of the Outland Trophy in 1994 at Nebraska, Wiegert
started 37 consecutive games at right tackle and was consensus
first-team All-America and All-Big Eight as a senior.
Wiegert was a three-sport athlete at Bergan High in Fremont, Neb.,
where he was All-State in football and All-Conference in basketball.
He is married (Amy).
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