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Doug Zeigler

Doug  Zeigler

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wilmington, Ohio

High School:
Wilmington

Height / Weight:
6-4½ / 254

Position:
TE

Birthdate:
10/25/1979

Experience:
4L

2002: Started at tight end the first four games of the season before suffering a broken left leg during the first half of the Vanderbilt (9/21) contest ... Eight receptions for 75 yards, with a long of 16 ... Selected as one of four permanent team captains for 2002 season ... Invited to the 2003 vs. UL-Monroe (8/31): Caught three passes for 19 yards ... at Texas Tech (9/14): Recorded season highs for receptions (4) and receiving yards (43) and had a season-long 16-yard reception ... vs. Vanderbilt (9/21): Did not catch a pass in limited action action, snapping a streak of 11 consecutive games with a reception ... Preseason: Selected as a second team preseason All-America by The Sporting News and was selected to the third team by Athlon ... Named first team preseason All-SEC by Athlon, The Birmingham News, The Southeastern Post and The Sporting News ... Earned second team All-SEC preseason honors from Lindy's ... Caught two passes for 24 yards in Red-Blue game, including one catch for a nine-yard TD.

2001: Named to the Coaches second team All-SEC team ... Played in 9-of-11, starting seven at tight end ... Did not play in the final two games of the season against Mississippi State (11/22) and Vanderbilt (12/1) after suffering a broken right forearm versus Georgia (11/17) ... Had a reception in eight straight games prior to missing the Mississippi State contest ... at LSU (10/27): Had three receptions for 44 yards and two TDs for his first career multi-TD game ... Named Quarterback Club Offensive Player of the Week ... vs. Arkansas (11/3): Caught a career-high five passes for a career-best 102 yards and two TDs ... The 102 receiving yards was the third-highest single game total by a tight end in school history ... Also had a career-long 56-yard reception against the Razorbacks ... vs. Georgia (11/17): Had one reception for 12 yards and suffered a broken right forearm on the play ... Underwent season-ending surgery on Nov. 18 to have a plate inserted into his right forearm.

2000: Played in 11-of-12 games, including the Music City Bowl ... Missed the UNLV contest (10/28) with a right ankle sprain ... Started 10 games ... Caught 15 passes for 173 yards and a score during the regular season after catching only four for 83 yards during his redshirt freshman season in 1999 ... Set season-highs for receptions (4) and receiving yards (53) in the season opener versus Tulane (9/2) ... Caught first TD pass at Arkansas (11/4) ... Had two catches for 23 yards versus West Virginia (12/28) in bowl game ... Caught two passes for eight yards in Red-Blue game.

1999: Played in 11 games ... Earned his first letter ... Started against Arkansas and Mississippi State ... Missed Arkansas State game due to a hamstring injury to his left leg ... Caught four passes for 83 yards ... Had a season-long reception of 44 yards at Auburn.

1998: Did not appear in any games ... Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Two-time first team All-League player who earned Cincinnati Player of the Week honors ... Started all four years ... During prep career, passed for 3,178 yards and rushed for 2,190 yards ... As a senior, passed for 1,010 yards and eight TDs, while rushing for 835 yards and six TDs ... On defense as a free safety, had 70 tackles, including 22 solo hits ... Also intercepted four passes ... Coached by Kevin Gault ... Earned four letters in football and three in basketball.

PERSONAL: Son of Craig and Vicky Zeigler ... Full name is Douglas Craig Zeigler ... Born: October 25, 1979 ... Majoring in Marketing ... Made Dean's Honor Roll in Fall of 2002 ... Made U.M.A.A. Honor Roll in Spring of 1999.


ZEIGLER'S CAREER STATISTICS
?RECEIVING?
Year	G-S	Rec	Yds	TD	Lg	Avg.	
1999	10-2	4	83	0	44	20.8
2000	10-9	15	173	1	26	11.5
2001	9-7	21	281	4	56	13.4
2002	4-4	8	75	0	16	9.4	
Total	33-22	48	612	5	56	12.8

?TACKLES? Year G UT AT TT 1999 10 2 0 2 2000 10 4 0 4 2002 4 2 0 2 TOTALS 33 8 0 8

ZEIGLER'S CAREER HIGHS

RECEPTIONS: 5, vs. Arkansas (11/3/2001) RECEIVING YARDS: 102, vs. Arkansas (11/3/2001) LONG RECEPTION: 56, vs. Arkansas (11/3/2001) RECEIVING TDs: 2, 2x, MR: vs. Arkansas (11/3/2001) CONSECUTIVE GAMES W/REC.: 11, 9/8/2001-9/14/2002

ZEIGLER'S BOWL STATISTICS ?RECEIVING? Year G-S Rec Yds TD Lg Avg. ?99 Indy 1-0 0 0 0 0 0.0 ?00 MC 1-1 2 23 0 19 11.5 Total 2-1 2 23 0 19 11.5

ZEIGLER'S BOWL HIGHS

RECEPTIONS: 2, vs. West Virginia (2000 Music City) RECEIVING YARDS: 23, vs. West Virginia (2000 Music City) LONG RECEPTION: 19, vs. West Virginia (2000 Music City)

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