Kirk Herbstreit Son Zak Herbstreit: 5 Facts On Ohio State Tight End

Zak Herbstreit has worked work hard and showed that he fits the Ohio State culture. ( Source : Ohiostatebuckeyes )

Zak Herbstreit is the son of the former Ohio State Football Captain Kirk Herbstreit.

Full NameZak Herbstreit
HometownNashville, TN
FatherKirk Herbstreit
MotherAllison Herbstreit
SiblingsTwins Tye and Jake, and Chase

Zak currently plays for the Ohio State Buckeyes. His father is a former quarterback for Ohio State University and currently works as a commentator for ESPN.

Zak Herbstreit, An Emerging New Player

Zak is currently in his second year with Ohio team after first joining as a preferred walk-on and progressing to the position of tight end.

He may call himself a "true" Buckeye, just like his father before him. Zak is now in his second season with the Ohio State program, having initially joined the team as a preferred walk-on back in June 2021.

Kirk Herbstreit's son is currently in his second year with Ohio team after first joining as a preferred walk-on and progressing to the position of tight end.
Kirk Herbstreit's son is currently in his second year with Ohio team after first joining as a preferred walk-on and progressing to the position of tight end. ( Source : buckeyextra )

5 Facts About Kirk Herbstreit's Son Zak Herbstreit

1. Zak Herbstreit was born in Nashville, Tennessee. The emerging player is 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 243 pounds. 

2. Zak is one of three brothers, the twins Tye and Jake, who are his elder brothers, and his younger brother, Chase. Currently, Tye is participating in his fourth year at Clemson as a receiver.

 Zak is one of three brothers, the twins Tye and Jake, who are also his elder brothers, and his younger brother, Chase.
Zak is one of three brothers, the twins Tye and Jake, who are also his elder brothers, and his younger brother, Chase. ( Source : thespun )

Jake played two seasons of football for Clemson before transferring to Ohio State, where he will be a senior this fall, although he does not participate in football.

3. Zak's parents are Allison and Kirk Herbstreit. His father and grandpa, Jim, captained the Ohio State football team, and his mother was a cheerleader for the Ohio State Buckeyes.

Zak's father is ESPN's most prominent college football broadcaster and commentator
Zak's father is ESPN's most prominent college football broadcaster and commentator ( Source : sportingnews )

In addition, his father is ESPN's most prominent college football broadcaster and commentator, and he works for the network's family of networks.

4. During his time at Montgomery Bell Academy, Zak played tight end and racked up four touchdown receptions in his career. At the end of the 2020 campaign, Montgomery Bell concluded the year ranked thirteenth in the state of Tennessee.

5. After the practice at Ohio State, Zak had a line on his arm removed. Buckeye newcomers have a tradition of having the tape removed once they have shown that they have worked hard enough and that they fit the culture of Ohio State.

Kirk is really proud of Zak because his tape got removed, as part of Ohio State tradition.
Kirk is really proud of Zak because his tape got removed, as part of Ohio State tradition. ( Source : cleveland )

This tape is attached to the scarlet stripe down the center of the Buckeye helmet. This happens when they have shown that they are a good fit for the Ohio State community.

Zak, a preferred walk-on tight end for the OSU program, was awarded the accolade, and it appears that his father could not be more pleased with his son's accomplishment. Shortly after the tweet announcing the news was posted to the Ohio State Football Twitter account, Kirk wasted no time letting the world know how happy he was with his kid.