Quoting Coach Clark: "Penciled in as the starting right tackle ... experience, savvy and desire to be the best could make him one of the top tackles in the Big Ten."
2008: Awarded scholarship at conclusion of training camp ... started all 12 games - nine at right tackle, two at left tackle and one at right guard.
2007: Appeared in all 13 games, including 12 starts at right tackle ... part of offensive line that helped Purdue lead Big Ten in total offense at 435.9 yards per game and rank 12th nationally in passing offense at 307.2 yards per game.
2006: Did not play.
2005: Did not play after joining team as a walkon.
High School: All-state selection as junior and senior ... coach was Chuck Schwanekamp ... also participated in track and field.
Personal: Given name is Zachary Michael Jones ... born Nov. 16, 1986 ... selling and sales management major ... enjoys outdoor sports.