Zack Zimmer
Zack Zimmer
Year: Senior
Hometown: Winter Park, Fla.
High School: Trinity Prep
Position: Tight Ends Coach
Zack Zimmer, a four-year letterwinner with the Bulldogs (2004-07), has returned to the Bulldogs as a student assistant coach. He'll work with the team's tight ends. Zimmer played both running back and defensive back during his career with the Bulldogs, and he led the team in kickoff returns in three of his four seasons. He was named Butler's Most Valuable Special Teams player in 2007, after leading the Bulldogs in kickoff returns with 20 for 392 yards. Zimmer had 60 kickoff returns for 1,084 yards during his four season with the Bulldogs. Player Bio 2007: Played in 10 games as a defensive back and return specialist...named Butler's Most Valuable Special Teams Player...led the Bulldogs in kickoff returns with 20 for 392 yards...had a long return of 31 yards against Jacksonville...recorded eight solo tackles and four assists...had a pass interception against Dayton...named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll...2006: Played in all 11 games as a defensive back and kick return specialist...led the Bulldogs and ranked seventh in the PFL in kickoff returns...picked up 79 yards on four kick returns at Davidson...had a long return of 28 yards at Missouri-Rolla...named a 2006 Josten's Scholar-Athlete...2005: Played in 10 games...gained 64 yards on four kickoff returns at Tiffin...named to the Butler Athletic Director's Honor Roll...2004: Saw action in 10 games...led the Bulldogs in kickoff returns...had a 71-yard return on his first collegiate kickoff return against Austin Peay...posted a career-high six kickoff returns for 91 yards against Drake...Personal: Secondary education major...born 10/03/85...son of Jack and Sarah Zimmer, Julie Zimmer...High School: First player in Trinity Prep history to rush for over 1,000 yards in back-to-back seasons...two-time team captain...high school squad's Offensive Player of the Year...runner-up for District Player of the Year honors in 2003...two-time all-district performer...scored 40 career touchdowns...selected to play in the 2003 Central Florida All-Star Game...helped Trinity Prep to three consecutive state playoff appearances...earned four varsity letters...High School Coach: Drew Nemec.