KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Friday that the club has signed free agent linebacker Zac Diles.
Diles (6-2, 245) has played in 67 games (31 starts) in six NFL seasons with the Tennessee Titans (2012), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2011), Indianapolis Colts (2011) and Houston Texans (2007-10).His career numbers include 223 tackles (161 solo), 1.0 sacks (-9.0 yards), one interception, three passes defensed, three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.
The Abilene, Texas, native was originally selected by the Houston Texans in the seventh round (218th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft. He appeared in all 24 games in his two seasons at Kansas State and was a two-time All-Big 12 honoree. Diles began his collegiate career at Fresno City College, where he started 22 games over two seasons and led the team to a Valley Conference Title and a berth in the 2004 California North Division championship game as a sophomore. He prepped at Tulare High School in California’s central valley.