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Zack Bailey
Zack  Bailey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Summerville, S.C.

High School:
Summerville

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 309

Position:
OL

Experience:
3 VL

Major:
Criminal Justice

2017 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll

2016 Co-Tenacity Award - Offense

Coaches' 2015 SEC All-Freshman Team

Senior offensive lineman who is a candidate for All-SEC accolades in his final campaign... is the returning starter at right tackle... made the transition from left guard to right tackle during the spring a year ago... versatile performer who could line up anywhere along the offensive line... has played in 34 games over the past three seasons, making 26 starts (15 at left guard, eight at right tackle and three at center).

2017: Junior offensive lineman who was a preseason third-team All-SEC selection by the league's coaches... moved from left guard to right tackle in the spring... played in nine games making eight starts... started the first three games but suffered an ankle injury late in the contest against Kentucky... returned from a four-game absence to start at right tackle vs. Vanderbilt and remained in the starting lineup for the rest of the regular season... did not start in the Outback Bowl after suffering another ankle injury, but played in most of the contest... named to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2016: Most consistent and highest performing offensive lineman... started every game at left guard... served as team captain at Kentucky... made his 10th career start against Texas A&M and served as a team captain against the Aggies... made his 20th career appearance in the Tennessee win... served as a team captain against Florida... shared the offense's Tenacity Award with Hayden Hurst, as selected by the players following the season.

2015: True freshman... played in all 12 games making five starts, three at center and two at left guard... saw time on special teams against North Carolina... moved into the backup role at center after the ankle injury to Cody Waldrop and played on special teams against Kentucky... pressed into regular service at Georgia after an ankle injury to Alan Knott... made his first career start against UCF and graded out at 80 percent... also made the start at center at Missouri and versus Vanderbilt... moved to left guard where he made the start against The Citadel due to an injury to Mike Matulis... also started at left guard against Clemson.

HIGH SCHOOL: Highly regarded in-state offensive lineman who graduated from Summerville High School in 2015... was one of five finalists for South Carolina's Mr. Football award... helped legendary coach John McKissick and the Green Wave to an 8-5 record and to the second round of the Class AAAA Division I playoffs as a senior... played left guard for the Sandlappers in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas where he was recognized as the strongest player at the game... considered a four-star prospect, the No. 2 player in the state, the fifth-best offensive guard in the country and No. 72 overall by Rivals... rated a three-star prospect and the 29th-best offensive guard in the country by Scout... regarded as a four-star prospect, the fourth-best player in the state, the 12th-best offensive guard in the country and No. 247 overall by 247Sports... ranked as a four-star prospect, the fifth-best player in the state, the No. 15 offensive guard in the country and No. 220 overall by ESPN... had offers from all over the Southeast.

PERSONAL: Zackary Dalton Bailey was born November 8, 1995... is a criminal justice major.

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