Zac Canty enters his third season with the Cardinals and fifth in the NFL after joining the team’s scouting department in May, 2012. He was promoted to an area scout in May, 2014 with the responsibility of scouting the northeast region of the country. Canty joined Arizona as the team’s representative with the National Football Scouting service after spending two seasons (2010-11) with the Chicago Bears as a Pro Personnel Assistant.
Canty began his scouting career with the Bears in 2010 where he assisted both the pro and college scouting departments. In his first season with Chicago, the Bears won the NFC North and reached the NFC Championship game.
He played wide receiver at Cornell University from 2005-08 and was a three-year starter for the Big Red where he finished his career with 141 receptions for 1,442 yards and seven touchdowns. He had his best season as a senior when he collected a career-high 51 receptions for 496 yards and a touchdown.
Canty helped Naperville North (IL) High School to a league title and a 10-1 record as a senior after earning Sun News Player of the Year honors following his junior season. He was also named honorable mention All-State from the Chicago Tribune as a junior.
He graduated from Cornell in the spring of 2009 with a BS in Applied Economics and Management.