Tony Zenon
Tony Zenon

RS Senior

Albany, Ga.

High School:
Deerfield Windsor Academy

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 177




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A fifth-year senior who is one of the fastest players on the team... small in size, but has great ability to change direction... has big-play capability... one of several A-backs contending for a starting role... averages 5.2 yards per rushing attempt and 27.7 yards per reception... owns 874 career all-purpose yards... has played in 34 career games... very capable as a kick returner... a good student who has made the Dean's List.

2014 (senior):Played in 13 games, starting 12 ... Rushed 45 times for 293 yards (6.5 ypa) and four touchdowns ... Had eight receptions for 161 yards and one touchdown ... Rushed once for six yards vs. Florida State in the ACC Championship Game (Dec. 6) ... Had one carry at Georgia (Nov. 29) ...Recorded five rushing yards on five carries and had one reception for 15 yards vs. Clemson (Nov. 15) ...Had six rushes for 54 yards at NC State (Nov. 8) ...Rushed for 10 yards vs. Virginia (Nov. 1) ...Carried three times for a career high 66 yards, including a career-long 57 yard touchdown run at Pitt (Oct. 25) ...Rushed four times for 36 yards and had two receptions for 37 yards, including a 12-yard touchdown reception, at North Carolina (Oct. 18) ... Recorded four carries for six yards against Duke (Oct. 11) ...Had five rushing attempts for 22 yards and a six yard touchdown run and caught two passes for 39 yards vs. Miami (Oct. 4) ...Rushed twice for a total of three yards at Virginia Tech (Sept. 20) ...Carried twice for 11 yards vs. Georgia Southern (Sept. 13) ...During his homecoming to New Orleans, rushed for 62 yards and two touchdowns, which included a 41-yard run, at Tulane (Sept. 6) ...Caught a career-high three passes for 70 yards and carried one time for 14 yards in the season opener against Wofford (Aug. 30).

2013 (junior):
Played in 11 games and made one start... rushed 14 times for 35 yards and had one six-yard reception... had two punt returns... rushed three times for 10 yards, caught one pass for six yards and had a punt return vs. North Carolina (Sept. 21)... started against Virginia Tech and had one punt return against the Hokies (Sept. 26)... rushed two times for 11 yards vs. Syracuse (Oct. 19).

2012 (sophomore): Played in all 14 games... had six offensive plays of 20 or more yards -- two by rushing, four receiving... rushed 31 times for 193 yards (6.2 yards per carry) and one touchdown... caught seven passes for 195 yards for a lofty average of 27.9 yards per reception... returned three kickoffs for 52 yards... carried four times for 49 yards, had a 40-yard pass reception and returned a kickoff 20 yards vs. Presbyterian (Sept. 8)... rushed six times for a career-high 57 yards and a touchdown, caught two passes for 74 yards including one for 57 yards against Miami (Sept. 22)... had a 44-yard reception and rushed for 17 yards in the win over Boston College (Oct. 20).

2011 (redshirt freshman): Played in nine games and started at Middle Tennessee State... averaged 5.7 yards per carry on 15 rushing attempts... caught three passes for 104 yards (34.7 yards per catch) and one touchdown... had 392 all-purpose yards... had the second-most kickoff returns (9) on the team for an average of 22.4 yards per attempt... had one rushing attempt and caught a 19-yard pass in his first career game, vs. Western Carolina (Sept. 1)... made his first career start and caught a 73-yard touchdown pass on Tech's first offensive play of the game at Middle Tennessee State... finished with six carries for 47 yards and two receptions for 85 yards against the Blue Raiders... had two carries for 12 yards vs. Maryland (Oct. 8).

2010 (true freshman): Redshirted.

High School: Deerfield Windsor Academy... produced staggering numbers at the Class AAA school in the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA)... ran wild in DWA's Wing-T offense... finished senior season with 244 carries for 2,264 yards - an average of 9.28 yards per carry - and had 27 rushing touchdowns... for his career, Zenon had 5,684 rushing yards on 650 carries and 65 TDs.

Personal: Born Sept. 2, 1991... originally from New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina forced him to move to Georgia... switched jersey numbers from 47 to 9 in August, 2011... is the sixth player with a last name beginning in Z to letter at Tech... majoring in management.

Career All-Purpose Yards: 874

Career Highs
Rushing Attempts: 8 at Tulane, Sept. 6, 2014
Rushing Yards: 66 at Pitt, Oct. 25, 2014
Rushing Touchdowns: 2 at Tulane, Sept. 6, 2014
Longest Rush: 57 at Pitt, Oct. 25, 2014
Receptions: 3, vs. Wofford (Aug. 30, 2014)
Receiving Yards: 85 at Middle Tennessee State, Sept. 10, 2011
Receiving Touchdowns: 1, twice, at North Carolina, Oct. 18, 2014, at Middle Tennessee State, Sept. 10, 2011
Longest Reception: 73 at Middle Tennessee State, Sept. 10, 2011
Kick Returns: 3 vs. Maryland, Oct. 8, 2011
Kick Return Yards: 115 vs. Maryland, Oct. 8, 2011
Long Kick Return: 79 vs. Maryland, Oct. 8, 2011
All Purpose Yards: 131 vs. Miami, Sept. 22, 2012

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