Honors and Awards 2011: First-team All-American by AFCA and Pro Football Weekly ... second-team All-American by Yahoo! Sports and Phil Steele ... honorable mention All-American from SI.com ... consensus first-team All-Big Ten ... co-winner of team's Tom Wiesner Award (Wisconsin-born student-athlete) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... invited to the Senior Bowl and the NFL scouting combine 2010: Consensus honorable mention All-Big Ten ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Badger Power Award (weight room dedication) ... Preseason: Named third-team All-Big Ten by Athlon Sports 2009: Third-team Midseason All-Big Ten (Phil Steele)
2011: Started at right guard in all 14 games
2010: Earned second letter ... played in all 13 games with nine starts at right guard ... named UW's co-offensive player of the game at Michigan on Nov. 20 ... started at right guard in win at Iowa on Oct. 23 and over No. 1 Ohio State on Oct. 16 ... against Minnesota on Oct. 9 and, along with rest of starting offensive line and Bill Nagy, named UW's co-offensive player of the week for the Minnesota game ... made first start of season at Michigan State on Oct. 2 ... saw time at right guard in first four games
2009: Earned first letter ... started all 13 games at right guard
2008: Appeared on offensive line in three games High School: Ranked as the third-best player in Wisconsin and No. 39 offensive lineman in the nation by Rivals.com ... fourth-best player in the state and 22nd-best offensive lineman in the nation by Scout.com ... first-team all-state (WFCA, AP) ... first-team all-conference, conference lineman of the year, first-team all region and first-team all-area as a senior ... first-team all-state (Wisconsinpreps.com), honorable mention all-state (WFCA) ... first-team all-conference, first-team all region and second-team all-area as a junior ... three-year letterwinner in football ... two-time letterwinner in wrestling ... one letter in track and field ... National Honor Society member ... head coach was Kirk DeNoyer
Personal: Parents are William and Susan Zeitler ... majoring in kinesiology ... last name pronounced "ZITE-ler"