Originally selected by the Washington Redskins in the fifth round (153rd overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft.
Played collegiately at Alabama from 2015-18, starting a total of 57 career games at two different positions (left guard and center) along the Tide’s offensive line… A member of two national championship teams during his time in Tuscaloosa, Ala... Originally started his first three years at left guard (42 games) before transitioning to starting center for his senior year in 2018 (15 games)… Started a total of eight games in the College Football Playoff… Following collegiate career, held the Alabama record for most career starts by a position player (57)... During his senior season in 2018, he earned second team All-American honors by the Associated Press, All-SEC first team by the Associated Press and was named a finalist for the Rimington Trophy, award given annually to the nation’s top center… During his junior campaign, started all 13 games in which he played as a guard... Helped to anchor an offensive line that ranked second in the SEC and 13th nationally in rushing with 250.6 yards per game while also ranking second in the SEC and 15th nationally in scoring offense (37.1 ppg)… Awarded first team All-SEC honors by the Associated Press in 2017… Started in all 15 games as a sophomore in 2016, earning a second team All-SEC selection by the Associated Press... Started in all 15 games at left guard as a redshirt freshman in 2015, earning a selection to the SEC All-Freshman team.
Attended Cedar Falls H.S. in Cedar Falls, Iowa where he was a three-time first team 4A All-State selection by the Des Moines Register… Garnered Elite All-State honors from the Des Moines Register in 2011, 2012 and 2013.. Son of Brad Pierschbacher… Earned degree in marketing… Last name pronounced "Peersh-BAY-ker"... Born on June 5, 1995.