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Zach Ertz: Everything you need to know about the Eagles' 2013 second-round draft pick

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Stanford tight end Zach Ertz (86) in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Stanford, Calif., Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
Stanford tight end Zach Ertz (86) in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Stanford, Calif., Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma) AP
Gallery: Eagles second round draft pick Zach Ertz

Full name: Zachary Adam Ertz

Born: Nov. 10, 1990

Height/weight: 6-5/249

Position: Tight end

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    Drafted: 2nd round, 35th overall

    College: Stanford

    Degree: management science and engineering

    High school: Monte Vista, Danville, Calif.

    Time in 40: 4.76

    At Stanford: Was tied for the lead in FBS with 69 receptions as a tight end in 2012 . . . His 898 yards was tops for a tight end in FBS . . . He was a consensus All-American and an All-Pac-12 first team selection in 2012.

    What the scouts say: Large, soft hands, nice job catching outside his frame . . . recognized pocket pressure and knows how to make himself open . . . Excellent speed and balance . . . Compared by some to Cowboys' Jason Witten.

    Notable: His father. Douglas, played at Lehigh from 1981-84 . . . His junior season quarterback was Andrew Luck.

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