Second-team All-Mountain West pick. He scored nine touchdowns, including one off a fumble. Applied for, and received, a medical redshirt from the NCAA and returned for a sixth season after breaking his leg in the season-opener at Oregon last year.
Started the season opener against Oregon and caught one pass before suffering a season-ending leg injury.
Played in every game with four starts and was the primary backup to All-WAC tight end Virgil Green ... Served as the second tight end in a double formation ... First career catch came against BYU and was good for eight yards ... Recovered an onside kick against Hawaii.
Played in nine games, primarily on special teams.
Was injured and unable to play as a redshirt freshman.
A graduate of Modesto Christian High School in Modesto, Calif. ... Was named first-team all-state (small schools) as a tight end ... Also earned first-team all-district and all-league honors ... Lettered three years in football and was team captain as a senior ... Also lettered in tennis, track and field and basketball ... Was a member of the National Honor Society.
2011: Suffered a season-ending broken led in the opener and was granted a medical redshirt.
2008: Missed the season due to an undisclosed injury.
Born Zachary Jonathan Sudfeld on April 18, 1989 in Santa Cruz, Calif. ... Son of Michelle and Ralph Sudfeld ... Has a twin brother, Matt, who plays football at Brown ... Also has a younger brother, Nathan, and younger sisters, Juliana and Sarah ... Enjoys surfing in his free time ... majoring in management.