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Zac Collie Athlete Profile

#85 Zac Collie

Zac Collie
Position: Wide Receiver Height: 5-11 Weight: 188 Roster Years: 2000 | 2003-2006 Hometown: El Dorado Hills, CA Last School: Oak Ridge High School

Career Summary

Zac Collie came to BYU as a two-year letterwinner from Oakridge High School. The three-time letterman had 26 receptions for 437 yards his senior season and averaged 33.6 yards per game. Collie averaged 16.8 yards per reception and his longest reception of the season was 43 yards. He was also named to the Academic All-Mountain West Conference Team as a junior.

Professional

  • Signed free agent deal with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2007

Personal

  • Parents are Scott and Nicole Collie of El Dorado Hills, Calif.
  • Father played football at BYU from 1979-1982 and in the CFL (Hamilton Tigercats)
  • An Eagle Scout
  • Served a Church mission to Joao Pessoa, Brazil
  • Married to Emmalee
  • Majored in communications 
  • Younger brother Austin was the 2004 MWC Freshman of the Year

Before BYU

  • Two-year letterwinner at Oakridge High School
  • As a junior, team won California Interscholastic Federation section title
  • Team posted a 25-1 record during his junior and senior seasons


2000 | Redshirt Year

  • Redshirted before leaving for Brazil

2003 | Freshman Year

  • Suffered a broken bone in his leg during fall camp
  • Saw limited action during the season

2004 | Sophomore Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a sophomore
  • Saw action in the final seven games of the season
  • Participated in spring drills and had one reception for 20 yards in the annual Blue-White game

2005 | Junior Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a junior
  • Named Academic All-MWC
  • Saw action in 10 of 12 games
  • Started four games
  • Had 11 receptions for 158 yards on the season
  • Averaged 14.4 yards per reception
  • Averaged 15.8 yards per game
  • Longest reception was a 37-yard touchdown against TCU
  • Scored two touchdowns and had two catches for 44 yards against TCU
  • Had three receptions for 44 yards against Boston College
  • Returned on punt on the season
  • Participated in spring drills and had three receptions for 36 yards in the annual Blue-White game

2006 | Senior Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a senior
  • Saw action in all 13 games
  • Had 26 receptions for 437 yards on the season
  • Averaged 16.8 yards per reception
  • Averaged 33.6 yards per game
  • Longest reception of the season was 43 yards
  • Scored two touchdowns 
  • Recorded five total tackles