We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. "Zolak Won't Dwell On Idle Thoughts". "Maryland's Komlo to Transfer; Backup Quarterback Wants More Playing Time". As was the case in the 1993 season, he did not make a starting appearance, as Bledsoe played the full 16 games, however Zolak did see action in every game, primarily as the holder for extra point and field goal attempts. He is an actor, known for Wicked Bites (2013), The NFL on NBC (1965) and The NFL on CBS (1956). "Maryland Starts Practicing". Former Patriots quarterback Scott Zolak chimed in on the MIAA’s proceedings on the radio on Tuesday.  However, he was struggling in other aspects of his game. "First-Rate Play by Second-String Quarterbacks".  By the end of his sophomore season, Zolak was challenging O'Donnell for the starting job after Henning graduated. Join Scott Zolak his family and friends on the Walk to Cure Diabetes to fund a cure for his daughter Samantha's juvenile diabetes. | "Farewell Finale". Borges, Ron (April 2, 1994). , The New England Patriots selected Zolak with the 84th pick in the fourth round of the 1991 NFL Draft. He was also named Atlantic Coast Conference Offensive Player of the Week four times.  The next week, Zolak led his team to their second victory of the season against the New York Jets. As training camp ended, Zolak gained significantly more playing time during drills and the preseason matchups then he had under Parcells. However, Millen suffered a shoulder injury against the Colts, and after Zolak played part of the game against Indianapolis, he again became the starter for the game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Zolak played in three games, completing one pass for five yards. He completed 21 of 44 passes as the Jaguars eliminated the Patriots from playoff contention in a 25–10 loss. He appeared as a replacement for Bledsoe when he was hurt, but only started three games during this time. Relieving Hodson, he completed five of nine passes and threw an interception as the Patriots lost, 31–14. Price, Terry (November 23, 1992).  Zolak trained for the Detroit Lions during the summer after they lost Mike Tomczak for the season, but instead he signed on as a host for Patriots Gameday alongside Bob Lobel in August, ending his professional football career. Quarterback with the New England Patriots (1992-1998) and Miami Dolphins (1999, 1 game). Price, Terry (November 10, 1992). "Bledsoe Wants In Sunday Against Doctor's Advice, He Says He's Ready To Go". In September 2010, the United Football League announced that Zolak would do color commentary during live games on the New England Sports Network. While he appeared set to keep his backup job heading into training camp, he faced tough […] After retirement, Zolak became a co-host of a morning sports radio talk show on Rhode Island sportstalk station "The Score" (WSKO/790 & WSKO-FM/99.7) until the show was canceled in 2008. I'm wowed by it right now. American Football Database is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. This is a featured article. 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After retirement, Zolak became a co-host of a morning sports radio talk show on Rhode Island sportstalk station "The Score" (WSKO/790 & WSKO- … They also gave Hugh Millen permission to seek a trade. As a child, he acted as the waterboy for the football team at Ringgold High School in Monongahela, Pennsylvania, where his father, Paul, worked as head coach and athletic director.  He became an unrestricted free agent after the season ended, but was not asked back by the Patriots, ending his tenure there. By the end of the preseason, Bledsoe had won the starting job and Hodson had been cut, with Secules as the backup and Zolak as the third-string quarterback. Sell, Dave (September 18, 1988). "Harris, Owens: Big 33's potent pair". In September, Bledsoe separated his left shoulder in a game and sat out a week to heal, allowing Zolak to make his first start since 1992.  He was also a football analyst for the CBS College Sports Network, as well as on the New England sports program Out of Bounds on the Comcast channel hosted by Gregg Murphy. Millen started the first five games before being injured, and then Hodson became the starter. Cunningham, Joe (December 13, 1992). Other Works  The following week, he once more featured in a dramatic conclusion, throwing a 59-yard touchdown pass to Gene Thomas with 2:27 left to beat 25th ranked West Virginia, 14–10. He completed four of six passes for 28 yards, but had an interception returned for a touchdown by Bo Orlando in a 55–24 loss. Scott Zolak : biography December 13, 1967 – The 1996 season began well for Zolak, whose contract was extended through 1998. ", At the start of the 1992 season, Zolak also looked unlikely to appear, being behind Hodson and Millen on the depth chart. Price, Terry (November 30, 1992).  Prior to the 2013 NFL season, Santos retired and was replaced by Bob Socci.  Despite the retirement of Dan Marino, the Dolphins cut Zolak in May 2000. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. "Sign Him Up For One More Year; Santos is Not Ready to Retire – Just Yet".  However, the following week's performance against the Atlanta Falcons was less impressive. His most significant appearance during this time came against the Atlanta Falcons on November 8, 1998, where he completed three of ten passes for 33 yards and an interception in a 41–10 loss. "O'Donnell Wants Fun From Start; He and Terrapins Seek Early Success". "Mathis Impresses Reeves, Falcon Does Great Job Of Blocking". He did not play in 1991, but started four games in 1992 and had his most productive season statistically. Zolak is currently co-host of "Gresh and Zolak" on "The Sports Hub" with Andy Gresh. "Zolak likely to get the ball Patriots will take a look at third-string quarterback Zolak set to start". White, Mike (August 4, 1986). In early November, Zolak made his professional debut in the fourth quarter against the New Orleans Saints. Price, Terry (August 28, 1996). In an October game against Georgia Tech, Zolak was sacked 10 times. His daughter, Samantha, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, and Zolak has since been investigating causes of the disease. , Zolak was again the backup behind O'Donnell in 1989.  Zolak's first start came against the San Francisco 49ers on December 20. “What, really, is wanted from a neighborhood? Caesar, Dan (December 14, 1992). After his retirement, he became a sportscaster and football analyst in the New England area. The date was December 20th 1998 and the 8-6 New England Patriots entered a week 16 matchup at Foxboro Stadium against an 11-4 San Francisco 49ers team featuring a … Selected by the New England Patriots in the 4th round of the 1991 NFL draft (84th selection overall). In four games, he had been sacked 23 times and had a pass intercepted 12 times. Radio color commentator on New England Patriots game broadcasts, beginning the 2012 season. I couldn't have done it without the other 10 guys. Sell, Dave (March 23, 1988). Price, Terry (November 19, 1992).  During the offseason, Carlson was released, leaving Secules, Zolak, Bledsoe, and Hodson to compete for the three spots on the roster.  This again relegated Zolak to the backup position, where he remained for the rest of the season.  Zolak also contributes to "Patriots All Access", part of the New England Patriots' website.