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    J.D. Zeigler Position: Linebacker
    Class: r-Freshman
    Height: 6-2
    Weight: 219
    High School: Oakton H.S.
    Hometown: Oakton, Va.
     
    photo         Practiced at both inside linebacker positions while redshirting ... Joined the team as an invited walk-on ... Played on the scout team ... Works hard and has a nose for the football ... Must continue working to increase his strength ... Did some good things during limited work in the spring ... Will help provide depth this fall ...

    2001: Worked at the mike linebacker position while redshirting ... Switched to the backer position for spring practice ... Contributed a tackle during the Maroon-White game ...

    High School: Lettered three seasons as a linebacker and fullback for Coach Pete Bendorf ... Was in on 102 tackles as a senior ... Contributed three sacks, three fumble recoveries, two blocked punts and an interception ... Also had over 100 tackles as a junior ... Intercepted three passes that season and had four sacks ... Earned all-district honors as a junior and senior ... Helped team to a district title as a sophomore ...

    Personal: James Dawson Zeigler ... Born 11/13/82 in Fairfax, VA ... Son of Steve and Nancy Zeigler ... Enrolled in university studies.
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