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Zach Brown
Zach Brown

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Royal Palm, Fla.

High School:
Royal Palm Beach

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 219

Position:
RB

Experience:
3V

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Honors and Awards
2009: Academic All-Big Ten
2008: Academic All-Big Ten ... ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District

2010: Redshirt season ... named UW's offensive scout team player of the week for the Minnesota game

2009:
Earned third letter ... played in 12 games, starting five ... finished third on team in rushing yards (279), rushing attempts (66) and rushing touchdowns (three) ... gained 32 yards on five carries against Hawaii on Dec. 5 ... 39 yards on six carries, including season-long run of 15 yards, against Minnesota on Oct. 3 ... carried 11 times for 18 yards and caught one pass for 12 yards against Michigan State on Sept. 26 ... season-high 63 rushing and tied career high with two touchdowns, his third-career two touchdown game, on 12 carries against Wofford on Sept. 19 ... gained 40 yards on nine carries and scored his first rushing touchdown of the season and tied career high by catching two passes against Fresno State on Sept. 12 ... rushed for 51 yards on season-best 14 carries and tied career high with two receptions yards against Northern Illinois on Sept. 5

2008: Earned second letter ... played in 12 games ... third on the team with 55 carries for 305 yards and three touchdowns ...one carry for season-long 23 yards and one catch for seven yards against Cal Poly on Nov. 22 ... seven rushes for 32 yards and a career-long 16-yd reception at Indiana on Nov. 8 ... five rushes for 24 yards against Illinois on Oct. 25 ... three carries for 30 yards and a touchdown and tied career high with two catches at Iowa on Oct. 18 ... one carry for 11 yards and tied career high with two catches for 10 yards on Oct. 11 against Penn State ... ran for 46 yards on eight carries at Michigan on Sept. 27 ... scored a touchdown and had 36 yards on seven rushes against Marshall on Sept. 6 ... opened the 2008 season against Akron on Aug. 30 with season-best 15 carries for 87 yards and a TD

2007: Earned first letter ... played in 12 of 13 games, including starts in last four games (84 carries for 450 yards and four TDs in those four starts) ... his 568 rushing yards were fifth-most ever by a Badger freshman ... earned start in 2008 Outback Bowl game vs. Tennessee on Jan. 1 ... named Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week and UW offensive player of the week after he set career highs with 250 yards rushing, a 64-yard run, two TDs on 29 carries in win at Minnesota on Nov. 17 ... his 250 yards against Golden Gophers were fourth-most ever for a UW freshman and 10th-most overall in school history ... rushed for 108 yards and career-high two TDs on 27 carries in upset win over 13th-ranked Michigan on Nov. 10 ... first career start at No. 1-ranked Ohio State on Nov. 3 and registered 20 carries for 63 yards and one catch for eight yards ... 14 carries for 40 yards and his first career TD, also set career-high with two catches for 10 yards, in win over Indiana on Oct. 27 ... carried four times for 13 yards in Badger debut vs. Washington State on Sept. 1

High School: Ranked among top 55 running backs in the nation and among top 100 players in Florida by Rivals.com ... an All-America selection by PrepStar ... rated among nation's top 50 running backs by Scouts, Inc. ... first-team all-area and all-conference choice as a senior ... team captain as senior, as well ... twice won team's "Most Unselfish Player" award ... rushed for 1,062 yards and 16 TDs and caught 16 passes for 149 yards in 2006 ... ranks No. 2 in school history in career touchdowns (25) and career rushing yards (1,984) ... earned four letters in track, three in football and two in basketball ... prep coach was Eric Patterson ... listed in Who's Who Among American High School Students

Personal: Parents are Nancy and Chester Brown ... major is history


Career Rushing Statistics
Season GP/GS Att. Yds. TD Yds/Att Long
2007 12/4 119 568 5 4.8 64
2008 12/0 55 305 3 5.5 23
2009 12/5 66 279 3 4.2
15
Totals 36/9 240 1152 11 4.8 64

Game-by-Game Rushing
2007 SEASON (A-Yds., TD): Washington State (4-13); UNLV (2-19); The Citadel (2-3); Illinois (4-17); Penn State (3-8); Northern Illinois (6-18); Indiana (14-40, 1); Ohio State (20-63); Michigan (27-108, 2); Minnesota (29-250, 2); Tennessee (8-29)

2008 SEASON (A-Yds., TD): Akron (15-87, 1); Marshall (7-36, 1); Fresno State (3-5); Michigan (8-46); Ohio State (1-0); Penn State (1-11); Iowa (3-30, 1); Illinois (5-24); Michigan State (3-12); Indiana (7-32); Cal Poly (1-23); Florida State (1-(-1))

2009 SEASON (A-Yds., TD): Northern Illinois (14-51); Fresno State (9-40, 1); Wofford (12-63, 2); Michigan State (11-18); Minnesota (6-39); Ohio State (4-6); Indiana (4-18); Michigan (1-12); Hawaii (5-32)


Career Receiving Statistics
Season Rec. Yds. TD Yds/Rec
Long
2007 4 23 0 5.8 8
2008 8 47 0 5.9 16
2009 8
35
0 4.4
12
Totals 20
105 0 5.3 16

Game-by-Game Receiving
2007 SEASON (Rec.-Yds., TD): Penn State (1-5); Indiana (2-10); Ohio State (1-8)

2008 SEASON (Rec.-Yds., TD): Fresno State (1-7); Penn State (2-10); Iowa (2-2); Michigan State (1-5); Indiana (1-16); Cal Poly (1-7)

2009 SEASON (Rec.-Yds., TD): Northern Illinois (2-3); Fresno State (2-7); Michigan State (1-12); Ohio State (1-6); Northwestern (1-(-2)); Miami (1-9)

Career All-Purpose Yards
Season Rush Rec. PR KR Total
Avg./G
2007 568 23 0 0 591 49.2
2008 305 47 0 0 352 29.3
2009 279 35 0 0 314 26.2
Totals 1152 105 0 0 1257 34.9

Game-by-Game All-Purpose Yards
2007 SEASON: Washington State (13); UNLV (19); The Citadel (3); Illinois (17); Penn State (13); Northern Illinois (18); Indiana (50); Ohio State (71); Michigan (108); Minnesota (250); Tennessee (29)

2008 SEASON: Akron (87); Marshall (36); Fresno State (12); Michigan (46); Penn State (21); Iowa (32); Illinois (24); Michigan State (17); Indiana (48); Cal Poly (30); Florida State (-1)

2009 SEASON: Northern Illinois (54); Fresno State (47); Wofford (63); Michigan State (30); Minnesota (39); Ohio State (12); Indiana (18); Michigan (12); Northwestern (-2); Hawaii (32); Miami (9)

Career Game Highs
Rushing Attempts 29 at Minnesota, Nov. 17, 2007
Rushing Yards 250 at Minnesota, Nov. 17, 2007
Rushing Touchdowns 2 (3x), MR vs. Wofford, Sept. 19, 2009
Long Rush 64 at Minnesota, Nov. 17, 2007
Receptions 2 (5x), MR vs. Fresno State, Sept. 12, 2009
Receiving Yards 16 at Indiana, Nov. 8, 2008
Receiving Touchdowns N/A
Long Reception 16 at Indiana, Nov. 8, 2008
All-Purpose Yards 250 at Minnesota, Nov. 17, 2007
Season Game Highs
Rushing Attempts N/A
Rushing Yards N/A
Rushing Touchdowns N/A
Long Rush N/A
Receptions N/A
Receiving Yards N/A
Receiving Touchdowns N/A
Long Reception N/A
All-Purpose Yards N/A

Updated - 4/7/11

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