Players

Tom Zbikowski
SS #28
Height:
5-11
Weight:
200
College:
Notre Dame
Hometown:
Park Ridge, IL
Experience:
5
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 64 126 102 24 2 0 9 3 0 33 -- 21
2012 IND 11 38 27 11 1 -- 5 1 0 20 20 20
2011 BAL 14 23 21 2 1 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 BAL 8 17 14 3 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 BAL 15 29 24 5 0 -- 4 2 0 13 6.5 21
2008 BAL 16 19 16 3 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 64 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 IND 11 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0
2011 BAL 14 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 BAL 8 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 BAL 15 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 BAL 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Punt Return
YearTeamGRetRetYAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 64 16 101 6.3 20 0 1 0 9 0
2012 IND 11 0 0 -- -- 0 0 0 1 0
2011 BAL 14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 BAL 8 16 101 6.3 20 0 1 0 8 0
2009 BAL 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 BAL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 64 20 428 21.4 34 0 12 0 0 0
2012 IND 11 6 123 20.5 34 0 2 0 0 0
2011 BAL 14 9 209 23.2 30 0 7 0 0 0
2010 BAL 8 3 48 16 20 0 1 0 0 0
2009 BAL 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 BAL 16 2 48 24 26 0 2 0 0 0

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Career Transactions:

  • Signed by the Colts as an unrestricted free agent on March 16, 2012.
  • Originally selected by the Baltimore Ravens in the third round (86th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft.

 

Pro Career:

  • Has competed in 53 career games (14 starts) and compiled 49 tackles (41 solo), one sack, two interceptions, five passes defensed and 58 special teams tackles.
  • Set career highs for tackles (16), passes defensed (four), interceptions (two) and special teams tackles (28) in 2009.
  • As a rookie, finished second on the Ravens with 23 special teams tackles.

 

2011 (RAVENS):

  • Appeared in all 16 games (four starts) with the Ravens, amassing 16 tackles (14 solo), one sack and seven special teams tackles.
  • Totaled five tackles (four solo) against Pittsburgh (9/11) in the season opener.
  • Recorded a season-high six tackles at Tennessee (9/18).
  • Registered two tackles and his first career sack in a victory over San Francisco (11/24).
  • Appeared against Houston (1/15) in a Wild Card Playoff game and at New England (1/22) in the Divisional Playoffs and finished with two special teams tackles (one solo).

 

2010 (RAVENS):

  • Started in six-of-eight appearances on the season, missing eight games with foot and back injuries.
  • Produced a career-high-tying 16 tackles and added one pass defensed.
  • Started at safety at the New York Jets (9/13) and posted four tackles (three solo) as part of a defense that held the Jets to 176 total yards and one-of-11 on third down conversions.
  • Was inactive in the Wild Card Playoffs at Kansas City (1/9) and the Divisional Playoffs at Pittsburgh (1/5).

 

2009 (RAVENS):

  • Appeared in 15 games (four starts) and set career highs with 16 tackles, four passes defensed, two interceptions and 28 special teams tackles.
  • Earned his first-career start at Green Bay (12/7) and responded with a then-career-high three tackles and his first-career interception.
  • Collected four tackles (three solo), a team-leading and career-high three passes defensed and an interception against Detroit (12/13).
  • Started against Chicago (12/20) and posted a career-high six tackles. The Ravens defense tied a franchise record by forcing six turnovers and holding quarterback Jay Cutler to a Ravens’ franchise-record-low 7.9 quarterback rating.
  • Saw action at New England (1/10) in the Wild Card Playoffs and at Indianapolis (1/16) in the Divisional Round and amassed two tackles.

 

2008 (RAVENS):

  • Competed in all 16 games and finished second on the team with 23 special teams tackles. Also added one solo tackle.
  • Saw action from scrimmage and posted one special teams stop in his first-career NFL game against Cincinnati (9/7).
  • Appeared at Miami (1/4) in the Wild Card Playoff game, at Tennessee (1/10) in the Divisional Playoffs and at Pittsburgh (1/18) in the AFC Championship Game and totaled two tackles.

 

College:

  • A two-time team captain for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
  • Started 48 consecutive games and holds the school defensive back career-tackles record with 300 (165 solo).
  • Finished his career at Notre Dame with 300 tackles (165 solo), 2.0 sacks, six tackles for loss, eight passes defensed, eight interceptions, seven forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and seven touchdowns (a school record three punt returns for TDs, a team seasonal record with two INTs for scores and two fumble recoveries).
  • Amassed 757 yards on 66 career punt returns (11.5 avg.), including three touchdowns.
  • Semifinalist for the Jim Thorpe Award (best defensive back), posting a career-high 80 tackles and one sack as a senior and was named a second-team All-America choice by the Walter Camp Foundation. 
  • Awarded third-team All-America honors from The Associated Press as a sophomore, junior and senior.

 

Personal:

  • Attended Buffalo Grove (Ill.) High School and was a three-year starter at quarterback and safety.
  • Earned USA today first-team All-America honors and was named the Chicago Area Player of the Year as a senior by the Chicago Sun-Times. Also honored as the Gatorade Player of the Year for Illinois and named to the Illinois All-State team by The Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times and Champaign News-Gazette.
  • Set school career records for points scored (274), TDs (45), rushing attempts (406), rushing yards (2,013) and passing attempts (484).
  • Also competed in track and field as a sprinter on the track team, setting 11 school records, including the 100 meters at 10.4 seconds.
  • Was a nationally-ranked boxer who competed in Golden Gloves since age nine, achieving a 60-13 amateur record. Made his professional boxing debut on June 10, 2006 in Madison Square Garden, knocking out Robert Bell in 49 seconds. He continued his boxing career in the 2011 offseason, pushing his record to 4-0.
  • Established the Tommy Z9 Foundation to streamline his community efforts in his home state of Illinois. Initially formed as a way to fund research on brain tumors after Tom’s brother E.J. had brain surgery at a young age, the foundation now makes additional grants to organizations that support children and families.
  • Born in Park Ridge, Ill.
  • GP/GS (Playoffs): 53/14 (7/0)

Career Transactions:

  • Signed by the Colts as an unrestricted free agent on March 16, 2012.
  • Originally selected by the Baltimore Ravens in the third round (86th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft.

 

Pro Career:

  • Has competed in 53 career games (14 starts) and compiled 49 tackles (41 solo), one sack, two interceptions, five passes defensed and 58 special teams tackles.
  • Set career highs for tackles (16), passes defensed (four), interceptions (two) and special teams tackles (28) in 2009.
  • As a rookie, finished second on the Ravens with 23 special teams tackles.

 

2011 (RAVENS):

  • Appeared in all 16 games (four starts) with the Ravens, amassing 16 tackles (14 solo), one sack and seven special teams tackles.
  • Totaled five tackles (four solo) against Pittsburgh (9/11) in the season opener.
  • Recorded a season-high six tackles at Tennessee (9/18).
  • Registered two tackles and his first career sack in a victory over San Francisco (11/24).
  • Appeared against Houston (1/15) in a Wild Card Playoff game and at New England (1/22) in the Divisional Playoffs and finished with two special teams tackles (one solo).

 

2010 (RAVENS):

  • Started in six-of-eight appearances on the season, missing eight games with foot and back injuries.
  • Produced a career-high-tying 16 tackles and added one pass defensed.
  • Started at safety at the New York Jets (9/13) and posted four tackles (three solo) as part of a defense that held the Jets to 176 total yards and one-of-11 on third down conversions.
  • Was inactive in the Wild Card Playoffs at Kansas City (1/9) and the Divisional Playoffs at Pittsburgh (1/5).

 

2009 (RAVENS):

  • Appeared in 15 games (four starts) and set career highs with 16 tackles, four passes defensed, two interceptions and 28 special teams tackles.
  • Earned his first-career start at Green Bay (12/7) and responded with a then-career-high three tackles and his first-career interception.
  • Collected four tackles (three solo), a team-leading and career-high three passes defensed and an interception against Detroit (12/13).
  • Started against Chicago (12/20) and posted a career-high six tackles. The Ravens defense tied a franchise record by forcing six turnovers and holding quarterback Jay Cutler to a Ravens’ franchise-record-low 7.9 quarterback rating.
  • Saw action at New England (1/10) in the Wild Card Playoffs and at Indianapolis (1/16) in the Divisional Round and amassed two tackles.

 

2008 (RAVENS):

  • Competed in all 16 games and finished second on the team with 23 special teams tackles. Also added one solo tackle.
  • Saw action from scrimmage and posted one special teams stop in his first-career NFL game against Cincinnati (9/7).
  • Appeared at Miami (1/4) in the Wild Card Playoff game, at Tennessee (1/10) in the Divisional Playoffs and at Pittsburgh (1/18) in the AFC Championship Game and totaled two tackles.

 

College:

  • A two-time team captain for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
  • Started 48 consecutive games and holds the school defensive back career-tackles record with 300 (165 solo).
  • Finished his career at Notre Dame with 300 tackles (165 solo), 2.0 sacks, six tackles for loss, eight passes defensed, eight interceptions, seven forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and seven touchdowns (a school record three punt returns for TDs, a team seasonal record with two INTs for scores and two fumble recoveries).
  • Amassed 757 yards on 66 career punt returns (11.5 avg.), including three touchdowns.
  • Semifinalist for the Jim Thorpe Award (best defensive back), posting a career-high 80 tackles and one sack as a senior and was named a second-team All-America choice by the Walter Camp Foundation. 
  • Awarded third-team All-America honors from The Associated Press as a sophomore, junior and senior.

 

Personal:

  • Attended Buffalo Grove (Ill.) High School and was a three-year starter at quarterback and safety.
  • Earned USA today first-team All-America honors and was named the Chicago Area Player of the Year as a senior by the Chicago Sun-Times. Also honored as the Gatorade Player of the Year for Illinois and named to the Illinois All-State team by The Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times and Champaign News-Gazette.
  • Set school career records for points scored (274), TDs (45), rushing attempts (406), rushing yards (2,013) and passing attempts (484).
  • Also competed in track and field as a sprinter on the track team, setting 11 school records, including the 100 meters at 10.4 seconds.
  • Was a nationally-ranked boxer who competed in Golden Gloves since age nine, achieving a 60-13 amateur record. Made his professional boxing debut on June 10, 2006 in Madison Square Garden, knocking out Robert Bell in 49 seconds. He continued his boxing career in the 2011 offseason, pushing his record to 4-0.
  • Established the Tommy Z9 Foundation to streamline his community efforts in his home state of Illinois. Initially formed as a way to fund research on brain tumors after Tom’s brother E.J. had brain surgery at a young age, the foundation now makes additional grants to organizations that support children and families.
  • Born in Park Ridge, Ill.
  • GP/GS (Playoffs): 53/14 (7/0)