SUMMER 2005: Invited to participate in the Team USA Baseball trials for the U.S. World Games ...
2005: Earned All-SEC Freshman honors from the SEC Coaches and SEBaseball.com ... Appeared in 65-of-67 games, making 62 starts at SS ... Set Ole Miss freshman records for runs scored (53) and at bats (221) ... Set a new freshman record for total bases with 110, breaking the previous record of 107 set by Seth Smith in 2002 ... Finished the season nine RBI shy of the Ole Miss freshman record for RBI also set by Smith with 52 in 2002 ... Had a season-best 10-game hit streak from Feb. 20-March 12, going 16x36 (.444) with three HRs and 14 RBI ... Went 3x3 with a HR and three RBI versus Southern Illinois (2/26) to record his first career three-hit game ... Also had three-hit games against Purdue (3/6), Georgia (4/23), Mississippi State (4/29) and versus Maine (6/3) in the NCAA Oxford Regional ... Went 3x4 with a HR and five RBI, hitting his first career grand slam against the Boilermakers (3/6) ... Scored a season-high three runs against Purdue (3/6) and versus Florida (5/28) in the SEC Tournament ... Was 3x3 with a double and three RBI in the 5-4, 11-inning win over Georgia (4/23) ... Had a two-out, two-run double in the ninth to tie the game at 4-4 and lifted a sac fly in the 11th to plate the game-winning run ... Hit his second grand slam of the year against SE Louisiana (5/3), going 2x4 with a season-high six RBI ... Went 2x4 with two HRs and four RBI at Arkansas (5/22) to record his first career multi-HR game ... Postseason: Started all 12 games at SS in the SEC Tournament, NCAA Oxford Regional and Super Regional ... Hit .310 (13x42) with six RBI ... Scored a second-best 11 runs in the postseason trailing team leader Chris Coghlan by one run scored ... Went 6x19 (.316) with three RBI and seven runs scored in six games during the SEC Tournament (5/25-29) to earn SEC All-Tournament honors ... Batted .308 (4x13) with four runs scored and was named to the All-Tournament team ... Went 3x3 with two runs scored to tie a season-high for hits in the 5-0 win over Maine (6/3) ... Hit .300 for the Super Regional against Texas with two doubles on three hits and three RBI ... Went 2x3 with three RBI in the 6-4 loss in game two of the Super Regional ...
HIGH SCHOOL: Named to "Best of the Preps" by the Memphis Commercial Appeal as a junior and senior ... Earned team's MVP and Best Offensive Player Awards ... Posted a career .430 average with 14 HRs ... Hit .450 as a senior with five HRs and 51 RBI in 40 games, helping Collierville to the district and regional championships ... Coached by Jeff Hopkins ... Played for the Dulins Dodgers last summer, helping the Dodgers to a B.E.S.T. World Series runner-up finish ... Named to the B.E.S.T. World Series All-Tournament team ... Hit .380 with 15 doubles and 25 RBI last summer for the Dodgers ... Also played basketball and football for Collierville ... Earned all-metro honors in basketball and led the league in three-point field goals made as a sophomore.
MISCELLANEOUS: Full Name: Zack Warren Cozart ... Born: August 12, 1985 ... David and Mary Cozart ... Major: Criminal Justice ... Has one sister, Kristin (25).
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All 14 Southeastern Conference football coaches will travel to ESPN's annual mid-summer football coaches "car wash" - in which guests appear across multiple programs and platforms over one day - at ESPN's Bristol, Conn., headquarters on Monday and Tuesday. Ole... read more
Ole Miss took its turn at the annual SEC Media Days on Thursday. Joining head coach Hugh Freeze was senior quarterback Bo Wallace, junior defensive end C.J. Johnson and senior safety Cody Prewitt. Here are a few related SEC Media... read more
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Before taking his turn at the podium in the main room at SEC Media Days on Thursday, head coach Hugh Freeze met with members of the Ole Miss local media and addressed a wide variety of topics. Here are some... read more
Ole Miss will take its turn at SEC Media Days on Thursday. Here are a few links to stories of interest for Ole Miss fans from Day Three of SEC Media Days, which featured Steve Shaw (SEC), Justin Connolly (ESPN),... read more
Ole Miss will take its turn at SEC Media Days on Thursday. Here are a few links to stories of interest for Ole Miss fans from Day Two of SEC Media Days, which featured South Carolina, Mississippi State, Texas A&M... read more
NFL.com CFB 24/7 has counted down the 14 college football players to watch -- and some other college football topics -- in varying categories in 2014. Below are the highlights for Ole Miss and the link to the complete 14... read more
Ole Miss will take its turn at SEC Media Days on Thursday. Here are a few links to stories of interest for Ole Miss fans from Day 1 of SEC Media Days, which featured SEC commissioner Mike Slive, Auburn, Florida... read more
Former Ole Miss player Zack Cozart, now a member of the Cincinnati Reds, was named the best defensive shortstop in baseball for the first half of the 2014 season. ESPN Insider Scott Spratt selected one player from either league at... read more
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Three student-athletes and the head coach of each of the 14 Southeastern Conference football programs will participate in SEC Football Media Days, July 14-17, at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham - The Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Ala.Ole Miss will take its... read more
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