Zack Kuntz
Zack Kuntz  TE  Old Dominion | NFL Draft 2023 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Zack Kuntz
Height
6-8
Weight
251
College
Old Dominion
Position
TE
Class
Junior
Home town
Camp Hill, PA
78.7/100
Player Rating
11
PositionRank (TE)
4.57
FortyYD Time
Receptions
12
Rec YDs
144
Rec TDs
2
Rec AVG
12

Zack Kuntz TE Old Dominion | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Zack Kuntz TE Old Dominion
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Draft Year: 2023
40 time: 4.57 seconds (92%*)
Overall Rank: #196 Position Rank: #11 (TE)
Height: 6-8 (100%*)
Weight: 251 (41%*)
Weight: 251 (41%*)
Hands: 10 1/4 (81%*)
Arm: 35 (98%*)
Arm: 35 (98%*)
Span: 83 (97%*)
Span: 83 (97%*)
Date of Birth: 06/06/1999 Age: 23.7
*Percentile caluculated on how any given stat would rank at the NFL combine historically in the player's position group (Higher value represents better perfomance).
Draft Year: 2023
40 time: 4.57 seconds (92%*)
Overall Rank: #196 Position Rank: #11 (TE)
Height: 6-8 (100%*) Weight: 251 (41%*)
Hands: 10 1/4 (81%*) Arm: 35 (98%*)
Span: 83 (97%*)
Age: 23.7 DOB: 06/06/1999
*Percentile caluculated on how any given stat would rank at the NFL combine historically in the player's position group (Higher value represents better perfomance).
Overall Rating: 78.7 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
QB Rating When targeted: 79.9
Hands:
67%
Short Receiving:
70%
Intermediate Routes:
79%
Deep Threat:
68%
Blocking:
59%
DRAFT PROJECTION: 6th Position rank: #11
College Games: 22 College Snaps: 935
Grade: 4 ESPN  Stars 4 ESPN  Stars ESPN RATING: 81/100
College Combine Results
OVR Rank: #30 Pos Rank: #7 State Rank: #9
College Combine Results
Grade: 247 Sports 4  Stars 247 Sports 95 Stars 247 RATING: 95/100
Grade: 4 Stars 4 Stars RIVALS RATING: 5.9 (97%)
Draft Profile: Bio
Zack Kuntz from Camp Hill High School was rated a 4-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 4-star grade by 247 Sports. After high school, Kuntz opted to join Penn State.

In 2018 as a freshman Kuntz saw action in just one game for the Nittany Lions as he made one reception for just 8 yards for an average of 8.0 yards per reception, with no TDs, and an excellent QB rating when targeted of 100.0. As a blocker he allowed no pressures and no sacks.

As a sophomore in 2019 he played 4 games and had just 2 catches for 18 yards for an average of 9.0 yards per catch, with no TDs, and a solid QB rating when targeted of 82.6. In pass protection he gave up 3 pressures and no sacks. As a pass blocker he gave up no pressures and no sacks.

As a junior in 2020 he played 4 games and hauled in an outstanding 73 catches for a solid 692 yards for an average of 9.5 yards per catch, with 5 TDs, and a solid QB rating when targeted of 78.4.

After the end of the season Kuntz transferred to Old Dominion where as a senior in 2021 he played 13 games and had just 12 catches for just 144 yards for an average of 12.0 yards per catch, 2 TDs, and a solid QB rating when targeted of 83.0. In pass protection he gave up one pressure and no sacks.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • He’s equally dangerous in catch-and-run situations as Kuntz is taking the top off a defense
  • Made Bruce Feldman's Freak's List - ranked #11. He wrote "At 6-8 1/4, 251 pounds, Kuntz is an eye-popping blend of great size and athleticism. This offseason he clocked a 4.57 40 to go with his 40-inch vertical and 10-8 broad jump. His explosiveness is also reflected in a 365-pound clean."
  • Has good hand-eye coordination and body control to turn and adjust to poorly thrown balls.
  • Good quickness off the snap. Has good speed for the position to attack the seam. Shows burst out of his breaks to gain separation.
  • Among his better attributes. Gains a quick, clean release and has enough speed to challenge deep.
  • Teams that want a thumper and extra blocker on the line of scrimmage must look elsewhere, but he can be billed as a super-sized wideout with the hands, athleticism and size to star in the NFL.
  • A lean athlete with obvious upside. Soft hands. Flashes the ability to make the outstanding catch.
  • When used downfield, he shows the ball-tracking skills and hand-eye coordination to make the adjustment on underthrown balls and back-shoulder throws.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Kuntz lacks the twitch to create consistent separation, and despite his size and ability to track the ball downfield, Kuntz isn’t great on contested catches.
  • His playing speed is less than elite. Kuntz won’t run past defenders like he did at the college level.
  • Inconsistent with his release off the line of scrimmage.

Zack Kuntz percentiles vs other Tight End's (NFL Combine historically - higher value represents better perfomance)

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How other scouting services rate Zack Kuntz (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
207.3
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
19.0