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  Zane Beadles
Zane Beadles

Player Profile
Hometown:
Sandy, Utah

High School:
Hillcrest HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 305

Position:
OL

Experience:
4VL

UTAH: Became the fourth Ute offensive lineman--and the 14th Ute ever--to earn first-team All-America honors ... first-team All-American by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), College Football News and Phil Steele ... four-year starter played in 51 games and started in 50 ... Utah's 47 wins during his five years on the team (47-17) ranks as the second-most wins in a five-year span in Utah history ... started his last three years at left tackle after playing guard as a redshirt freshman ... three-time all-conference selection was first-team in 2008 and 2009 (second-team in 2007) ... regular season career statistics include 87 pancake blocks and 78 cut blocks ... totals two-time ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA District VIII Academic All-District selection and a 2009 second-team Academic All-American ... three-time Academic all-MWC ... four-year member of Utah's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

2009- First-team All-American by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), College Football News and Phil Steele ... Walter Camp and SI.com second-team All-American ... Sporting News third-team All-American ... first-team All-MWC ... finalist for the Lowe's Senior Class Award and Wuerffel Trophy ... second-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American ... one of just 12 football players to win an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship ($7,500) ... played and started in all 13 games ... finished with the highest overall grade on the line (88%), winning 675 of his 770 total plays in regular season play (bowl stats were not kept) ... totaled 24 cuts and 13 pancake blocks ... season-best grade of 93% against Colorado State ... graded out at 90% or better in seven games (Oregon, Louisville, Colorado State, Wyoming, TCU, San Diego State and BYU) ... four cuts against Oregon and New Mexico ... three pancake blocks against Utah State and Air Force ... first-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District ... Academic all-MWC ... served on Utah's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

2008-First-team All-MWC ... named Utah's Top Offensive Lineman ... played and started in 12 games (DNP vs. UNLV due to injury) ... led Utah with 40 knockdowns (bowl stats were not kept) ... 42 pancake blocks and 27 cuts ... led Utah in pancake blocks (6) and knockdowns (7) against Air Force ... seven pancake blocks against Wyoming ... six cuts against New Mexico ... first-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VIII ... Academic all-MWC ... made the Athletic Director's Honor Roll ... member of SAAC.

2007-Second-team all-conference ... started all 13 games at left tackle ... moved from guard to tackle in preseason camp ... participated in 856 plays in the regular season (bowl stats were not kept) to rank second on the line ... averaged 71.4 plays per game ... totaled 22 pancake blocks, 37 knockdowns and 17 cuts ... season-high eight knockdowns vs. BYU ... achieved the best overall grade on the line in six games ... season-best grade of 89% was against Louisville ... Academic all-MWC ... made the Athletic Director's Honor Roll ... member of SAAC.

2006-Played in all 13 games and started 12 at left guard (came off the bench against BYU after missing practice with a concussion) ... in 12 regular season games (bowl stats were not kept), he participated in 696 plays ... totaled 10 pancake blocks, 10 cut blocks and 19 knockdowns ... received the highest grade (83%) of the Utah offensive linemen in his very first college game, which was against UCLA ... season-best grade of 87% against both Northern Arizona and TCU ... made the Dean's List and the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2005-Redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: First-team all-state, all-region lineman played both ways for Hillcrest High (Utah) ... Hillcrest team captain and three-year starter did not miss a game during his high school career ... won his team's "Top Lineman" award as a senior after recording 93 tackles, six sacks and an interception for the defense and not allowing a sack as an offensive tackle ... lettered three years in baseball and two in basketball ... honorable mention all-state and first-team all-region baseball player in 2005 ... baseball team captain was a second-team all-region player in 2004 ... National Honor Society ... ranked 37th out of a class of 542 with a 3.92 GPA.

PERSONAL: Son of Brad Beadles and Jamie Legerski ... parents are both graduates of Wyoming ... mother played basketball for Wyoming and father played baseball for Hutchinson Junior College ... stepfather Joe Legerski is the women's basketball coach at Wyoming and a former Utah assistant ... stepmother, Jill, started at point guard for Concordia Lutheran, which qualified for the NAIA Final Four in 1993-94 ... has two brothers and two sisters ... graduated in December 2009 with a degree in mechanical engineering ... full name is Zane Dae Beadles ... born in Casper, Wyo., on Nov. 19, 1986.

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