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  Zane Taylor
Zane Taylor

Player Profile
Hometown:
Moab, Utah

High School:
Grand County HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 309

Position:
OL

Birthdate:
04/23/1988

Experience:
4VL

UTAH: Three-time all-MWC selection made the first team as a senior ... started 38 games at center his last three seasons ... began his career as a guard ... four-time academic all-conference honoree ... strongest player on the team could bench 440 pounds and squat 565 pounds ... completed 41 reps at 225 pounds--also best on the team.

2010-First-team all-MWC ... started 12 games at center, missing the New Mexico game with a knee injury ... led the offensive line in plays per game, averaging 59.7 in the nine games that were graded (no grades kept against Air Force, BYU or Boise State) ... nine cuts and nine pancake blocks in 10 games (no grades kept against BYU and Boise State) ... 85% season grade ... had the highest grade on the team against Pitt (89%), Wyoming (92%), and TCU (89%) ... three cuts against SDSU ... three pancakes against Wyoming ... Academic all-MWC.

2009-Second-team All-MWC ... started all 13 games at center, snapping the ball 810 times in regular season play (bowl stats were not kept) ... led Utah in cuts (33) and finished second in pancake blocks (16) ... graded out at 90% or better three times (Oregon, Colorado State and BYU) ... 97% grade vs. BYU ... season-high seven cuts against Colorado State ... five cuts against New Mexico ... Academic all-MWC.

2008-Honorable mention all-MWC ... started all 13 games at center ... 15 pancake blocks in the regular season (bowl stats were not kept) ... 35 knockdowns ... 22 cuts ... led Utah with season-high seven knockdowns vs. Michigan ... five knockdowns against TCU ... won the Offensive Iron Ute award ... Academic all-MWC ... made the Dean's List (3.85 GPA) and the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2007-Played in eight games, mostly on special teams ... backed up at right guard and participated in 20 offensive plays ... two pancake blocks ... Academic all-MWC ... made the Dean's List and the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2006-Redshirt ... won the team's Future Award for Offense ... made the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

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