One of the biggest players on the team at 6-9 and 314 pounds... enters the fall listed as a co-starter on the depth chart at the right tackle position along with senior Mike Matulis... could also play left tackle... has played both offensive tackle and tight end in his Carolina career... limited for much of the spring after suffering a hamstring injury... has made one career start.
2014: Reserve offensive lineman who saw playing time in every game during the season, primarily on special teams.
2013: Redshirt freshman... played both offensive tackle (No. 74) and tight end (No. 83)... saw action in every game... made his first career start, playing tight end, against Vanderbilt... considered the Most Improved offensive lineman in the spring.
2012: Redshirted as a true freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for the Chapin (S.C.) Eagles, graduating in 2012... competed for just one season on the offensive line... was the state 3A champion in the shot put as a junior... was a two-star prospect by Rivals.com... rated a three-star prospect and the nation's 102nd-best offensive tackle by Scout.com... a two-star recruit, the 146th-best offensive tackle and the 32nd-best player in the state according to ESPN.com... considered the 35th-best prospect in South Carolina, the 145th-best offensive tackle in the country and a two-star recruit by 247Sports.com.
PERSONAL: Mason Zandi was born July 26, 1994... is a political science major who is scheduled to graduate in December.