Red Lion grad to sign with Detroit Lions
Red Lion graduate Andrew Zeller will become a Lion again, this time in Detroit.
The University of Maryland offensive lineman has signed with the the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent.
Zeller announced the move on his Facebook page, and it was confirmed in a report on NFL.com.
The 6-foot-5, 315 pounder started all 12 games his senior season at right guard. He helped the Maryland offense total 182.5 rushing yards per game, the most since 2003. The Terps rushed for more than 2,000 yards for the first time since 2011.
Zeller started every game as a junior and appeared in every game as a sophomore for the Terps. He redshirted in 2011 and appeared in nine games as a redshirt freshman the following year with three starts.
At Red Lion, Zeller was a Class AAAA second-team all-state selection in 2010 as a senior. That year, he helped the Lions reach the District 3 Class AAAA semifinals.