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Zac Champion

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Bessemer Academy

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 202

Position:
QB

Experience:
3L

Zac Champion

2007: Started 11 games...threw for a season-high 261 yards and three touchdowns in 27-23 win over San Jose State on Senior Day...had career-high 24 completions against Boise State...finished his career No. 8 in passing yards at Tech with 4,725...tied for 10th all-time in touchdown passes with 27...threw two touchdown passes in rally to beat New Mexico State...2006: Started all 13 games at the quarterback position for the Bulldogs ... Completed 190-of-364 passes for 2,466 yards, 14 touchdowns and 18 interceptions ... Finished with 231 yards and 1 TD in a loss to Nebraska ... Threw for 203 yards and 2 scores in a win over Nicholls State ... Finished with 229 yards and 1 TD in a loss to Texas A&M ... Finished with 194 yards in a loss to Clemson ... Finished with 226 yards and 4 TD's in a win over Utah State ... Threw a career-high 306 yards and 4 TD's in a win over North Texas ... Rushed for 88 yards and one touchdown on the year ... 2005: Saw action in two games for Louisiana Tech at quarterback ... Played in wins over New Mexico State and North Texas ... Completed 2-of-2 passes for 16 yards on the year ... Completed a career-long 22 yarder in win over New Mexico State ... 2004: Saw action in three games for Louisiana Tech as a backup quarterback ... Completed four of six passes during the year for 22 yards, no interceptions and no touchdowns ... Saw his first career action against Top 25 Tennessee, completing 1-of-2 passes for six yards ... Also saw action against Top 5 Auburn, completing 2-of-3 passes for five yards ... 2003: Redshirted for Louisiana Tech ... High School: Lettered for one year for coach Mark Freeman and the Rebels ... Helped lead Bessemer Academy to the 2002 Alabama Independent Schools Association state championship title and a perfect 13-0 record ... A 2002 Mr. Football nominee in Alabama ... 2nd team all-state by the Birmingham News... 1st team all-metro by the Birmingham News ... Ranked as the 40th best quarterback in the country by Rivals.com ... Ranked No. 55 by Theinsiders.com ... Played shortstop for the Bessemer baseball team ... Completed 101 of 175 passes for 1,948 yards 19 touchdowns and six interceptions in 2002 ... Also rushed for 784 yards ... Getting Acquainted: Full name is Zachary Scott Champion ... Son of Jeff and Jackie Champion ... Has one brother, Jon, and one sister, Katie ... Liberal arts major ... Born June 29, 1984, in Birmingham, Ala. ... Age 23.