Dane Zumbahlen
Dane Zumbahlen


Morris, Ill.

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Height / Weight:
6-5 / 295



Dane Zumbahlen

Biography and Career Highlights

2010: Started all 11 games at left tackle ...helped bolster an offensive line that helped ISU post 4,279 yards on the season, the eighth-best single season mark in school history ... ISU was second-best passing offense in the conference ... helped Ashton Leggett and Erik Smith each rush for over 100 yards and ISU post a season-high 287 yards rushing against No. 14 North Dakota State.

2009: Started all 11 games at right tackle ... vital part of the leading passing offense in the conference at 246.4 yards per game ... helped Cliffton Gordon rush for back-to-back 100+ yard games in victories against Missouri State and Western Illinois ... led the way for redshirt freshman quarterback Matt Brown, who set new freshman records for completions (226) and yards (2,369) on way to being named the MVFC Freshman of the Year.

2008: Saw action in eight games with seven starts at right tackle ... moved to offensive tackle from tight end prior to spring practice.

2007: Played in 10 games, all as a reserve.

2006: Redshirted.

Morris HS: Rated as a two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... led the Redskins to the 2005 Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Class 6A State Championship ... finished his senior season with 13 catches for 180 yards and three touchdowns ... named to the PrepStar All-Regional Team his senior season ... named Morris' Co-Player of the Year in 2005 ... as a junior, the Redskins finished runner-up in Class 5A ... two-time all-area selection ... two-time all-conference selection ... named the team's most valuable player of the game four times during his career ... coached by Dan Darlington ... also lettered in basketball (three years) and track and field (two years) ... member of the honor roll.

Personal: Born December 30, 1987, in Morris, Ill. ... son of Jay and Cathy Zumbahlen ... has an older brother ... his father, Jay, played football at Southern Illinois and his brother, Derek, played basketball at St. Francis ... four-time member of the AFNI Athletics Honor Roll ... major: exercise science ... pronounced zum-BAH-len.


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