16 Zack Ziegler
16 Zack Ziegler
Birth Date: April 29, 1991
Height: 6-0
Weight: 200
Year: So.
Hometown: Greenbrier, Tenn.
High School: Greenbrier
Position: RB / WR
Major: Business

An outstanding addition to the Golden Eagle backfield, Zack figures to play a prominent role in 2010...a bigger back in his position, he can run over defenders...great speed and strength...has used his time well in the weight room and increased his strength as a Golden Eagle...excellent receiver...solid player who knows the game well.

AT TECH (In 2009): Zack played in eight games and was a contributor to the Golden Eagle offense in a variety of ways...fifth on the team in rushing, carrying the ball 17 times for 71 yards and one touchdown.. also handled nine passes for 128 yards...best performance came at Jacksonville State with 100 all-purpose yards...rushed for 51 yards and a touchdown on 12 carries and caught three passes for 32 yards...also returned a kick for 17 yards.

HIGH SCHOOL: A Class 3A first-team All-State selection as a senior by the Tennnessee Sportswriters Association, Zack was named all-region in both 2007 as a junior and 2008 as a senior...also voted All-Robertson County both years...as a senior, he won the team’s Most Versatile Player and Offensive Player of the Year awards, and also won the Robertson County Player of the Year...named to the U.S. Army preseason All-Academic team, he was a Murphy Fair Mid-State Player of the Week... named Robertson County Player of the Week 13 times throughout his career, piling up 2,100 rushing yards and 452 receiving yards...scored 32 touchdowns...on defense he had 132 total tackles and seven interceptions...during his senior season, he had 202 carries for 1,277 yards and caught 19 passes for 284 yards...crossed the goal line 16 times, and also made 38 tackles while on defense...also lettered three times on the track & field team.

PERSONAL: The son of Kelly and Regina Ziegler...birthdate is April 29, 1991...full name is Zachary Emanual Zeigler...majoring in business...spent a week on the Tech campus in June, 2008, as an American Legion Boys' State participant.