Pirates Re-sign WR Isaac Zico – Presented by Phoenix Communications, Inc.
By: Mick Moninghoff
December 14, 2021
WORCESTER, MA – The Massachusetts Pirates, Champions of the Indoor Football League, have re-signed wide receiver Isaac Zico for the 2022 season. The Pirates acquired Zico from the Louisville Xtreme dispersal draft after that team ceased operations last season. Zico did not appear in any games for the United Bowl Champions.
In 2021 the 6’1”, 200 lb. wideout played in the Spring League as his team, the Linemen, defeated the Jousters 26-23 to win the league’s Mega Bowl. In that game Zico caught two touchdown passes including the game winner, a 16 yard reception with 52 seconds remaining.
Zico began collegiate career at Georgia Military College, where he was a Junior College All-American. In 11 games he accounted for 14 touchdowns and almost 1,000 yards. In 2017 he was off to the Big 10 with the Purdue Boilermakers. In two seasons he appeared in 16 games with 52 receptions for 777 yards and seven touchdowns. Zico gained attention in his final season of 2018 when he had 46 catches for 734 yards and six scores. His best performances were a five reception, 127 yard, two touchdown game vs. Illinois and a four catch, 100 yard game against Missouri.
The Atlanta, GA, product signed as an undrafted free agent with the Tennessee Titans in 2019 and later with the Arizona Cardinals that same season. In December of that year he signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. He was placed on the Opt-Out list in August of 2020.
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