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Zack Newby
79   Zack Newby

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Oklahoma City, Okla.

High School:
Putnam City North HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 285

Position:
Offensive Center

Experience:
RS



Tulsa: Was one of several players to sit out last season due to redshirt status . . . moved to center from guard late during spring drills . . . listed second on the depth chart at offensive center . . . will compete for the starting position . . . an extremely intelligent player . . . a very good athlete . . . a versatile player . . . has the ability to also play guard and tackle . . .

High School: Was a three-year letterwinner at Putnam City North High School . . . was a three-year starter at offensive guard as well as starting three years at defensive tackle . . . played in only six games due to a knee injury as a senior, but made a difference as his team registered a 10-3 record and reached the Class 6A semifinals . . . graded over 80-percent on the offensive line for his entire prep career . . . finished his career with 85 tackles, including 11 stops for -46 yards . . . earned Tulsa World all-state merits as a senior . . . named to the Oklahoma Associated Press High School Football team . . . was selected to the Daily Oklahoman's Big All-City Football team as a defensive lineman . . . earned all-district merits as well . . . also lettered in track . . . high school coach was Bob Wilson.

Personal: Favorite movie is Gladiator . . . lists Jerry Rice as his favorite NFL player and the San Francisco 49ers as his favorite NFL team . . . "The Sopranos" is his favorite television show . . . a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes . . . lists the Dave Matthews Band as his favorite musical group . . . the most memorable place he has visited is Disneyland . . . enjoys fishing . . . his dream as a child was to be a fighter pilot . . . the person he would most like to meet, dead or alive, was Babe Ruth . . . his craziest ambition is to ride a bull . . . was named to he Athletic Director's Honor Roll in his freshman season . . . majoring in business . . . born August 10, 1981.