Zac Stout Athlete Profile

#47 Zac Stout

Position: Linebacker Height: 6-1 Weight: 235 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2010-2012 | 2014 Hometown: Moorpark, CA Last School: Oaks Christian


  • Native of Moorpark, California 
  • Parents are Gary and Jackie 
  • Youngest of three children 
  • Brother Justin (2006 BYU graduate) and sister Jena
  • Majoring in biology 
  • Also recruited by Arizona, Colorado State, Nebraska, Ohio State, Tennessee, USC, UCLA, Oregon State, Oregon, Washington and Washington State

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Oaks Christian 
  • Ranked the No. 8 middle linebacker in the country by 
  • Was invited to play in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl 
  • 2009 All-CIF Northwest Division selection 
  • Led his team to the state championship game his senior season 
  • Totaled 112 tackles as a junior, including 81 solo take downs 
  • Averaged 8.6 tackles per game 
  • Recorded two interceptions, returning one for a touchdown against Nordhoff 
  • Also had two fumble recoveries 
  • 2008 First Team All-Tri Valley League  
  • Helped Oaks Christian to a California State record-setting sixth-straight CIF-SS Championship 
  • Recorded 112 tackles as a sophomore, 22 for loss, helping the Lions to the CIF-SS title 
  • Also lettered in baseball 
  • Honor roll student 
  • Coached by Bill Redell

2010 | Freshman Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a freshman
  • Played in 10 games
  • Finished the season with 20 tackles and 2.0 tackles-for-loss 
  • Season-high six tackles vs. Nevada
  • Had three tackles vs. UTEP in the New Mexico Bowl

2011 | Redshirt Year

  • Redshirt

2012 | Sophomore Year

  • Played in one game and had one tackle

2014 | Senior Year

  • Recorded a career high and team-high 10 total tackles in season opener at UConn
  • Notched a safety for the first points of the game against Houston
  • Named to the College Sports Madness All-Independent Third Team
  • Registered his first career interception and first career touchdown, picking off Lynch at the 19-yard line and taking it to the end zone for a 45-38 BYU lead with 7:48 left in the bowl game