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Zach Bednarczyk
Zach  Bednarczyk


Wallington, N.J.

High School:
DePaul Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200




Villanova vs. Albany

Villanova opened CAA play at Albany on September 23, 2017.


Football vs. Lehigh

Villanova opened the 2017 season with a 38-35 win at Lehigh's Goodman Stadium.


Villanova vs. Temple (USATSI Gallery)

Villanova vs. Temple


Villanova vs. James Madison

Senior Day


Football vs. Albany

Villanova defeated Albany, 24-13, during Homecoming Weekend on October 22, 2016.

Villanova: Will be one of the top playmakers in CAA Football ... Accurate passer with a good understanding of the Villanova offense ... Good runner who can make plays in the running game.

2016: Started all 13 games and completed 178-of-297 passes for 2,158 yards to go with 19 touchdowns and 10 interceptions ... Rushed for 539 yards on 126 carries and had two scores ... Completed 16-of-31 passes for 119 yards and one interception at Pittsburgh ... Went 6-of-13 for 56 yards and carried 13 times for 92 yards versus Lehigh ... Completed 20-of-26 passes for 230 yards and three scores and tallied nine carries for 37 yards against Towson ... Went 13-of-26 for 135 yards and one interception at Lafayette ... Earned CAA Football Offensive Player of the Week honors after he completed 14-of-21 passes for 270 yards and three touchdowns to go with 13 rushes for 59 yards and a score at Elon ... Went 8-of-9 for 133 yards and two touchdowns and had eight rushes for 59 yards versus Rhode Island ... Completed 6-of-15 passes for 67 yards and two interceptions at Richmond ... Threw for 82 yards by completing 9-of-15 pass attempts against Albany ... Posted his first career 300-yard passing game at Maine by going 23-of-31 for 326 yards and three touchdowns ... Rushed four times for 62 yards and a touchdown and completed 12-of-30 passes for 71 yards and four interceptions against James Madison ... Completed 13-of-17 passes for 195 yards and a career-high four touchdowns at Delaware, and also carried 13 times for 78 yards ... Went 18-of-27 for 254 yards to go with three touchdowns and one interception, and tallied eight carries for 50 yards versus Saint Francis in the first round of the FCS playoffs ... Completed 20-of-36 passes for 220 yards and one touchdown at South Dakota State in the second round of the playoffs.

2015: CAA Co-Offensive Rookie of the Year ... Came off the bench in the fourth quarter to lead the Wildcats to a comeback win over Delaware by completing 4-of-6 passes for 57 yards and one touchdown to go with one carry for a 21-yard touchdown ... Earned CAA Rookie of the Week honors for that performance ... Made his first career start versus Penn and went 18-of-31 for 185 yards with a touchdown and an interception, while rushing for 23 yards on 10 carries ... Completed 13-of-31 passes with two interceptions and had nine carries for 32 yards versus William & Mary ... Set a school record for completion percentage in a game at Albany by completing all 12 of his pass attempts for 152 yards and two touchdowns to garner CAA Rookie of the Week honors ... Went 21-of-40 for a season-high 245 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions, and had 15 rushes for 41 yards at Towson ... Ran for 123 yards on 18 carries and a score, and completed 12-of-21 passes for 143 yards and a touchdown at Maine ... Completed 11-of-18 passes for 116 yards and a touchdown, and had 11 carries for 74 yards and a score at Rhode Island ... Went 17-of-26 for 202 yards and two touchdowns to go with 10 carries for 22 yards versus Richmond ... Completed 14-of-25 passes for 132 yards with two interceptions and tallied season highs of 24 carries and 157 rushing yards while rushing for two touchdowns at James Madison.

2014: Redshirted.

DePaul Catholic High School: Senior Year - first team all-conference ... first team all-county ... Team captured the state championship ... Threw for 1,667 yards and 18 touchdowns while running for 514 yards and five touchdowns ... Junior Year - first team all-conference ... first team all-county ... Registered 1,330 yards passing with 11 touchdowns and ran for 816 yards and nine touchdowns ... Sophomore Year - Passed for 953 yards and 12 touchdowns while rushing for 325 yards and three touchdowns ... High school career totals included 3,950 passing yards and 41 touchdowns to go along with 1,655 rushing yards and 17 touchdowns.

Personal: Older of two children of Stanley and Theresa Bednarczyk ... Born 11/8/95 in Wallington, N.J ... Economics major.