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Zach Laskey
Zach  Laskey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Peachtree City, Ga.

High School:
Starr's Mill

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 218

Position:
BB

Birthdate:
07/08/1992



03/23/2015

#TGW: Back in Full Swing

Jackets open Spring Practice this afternoon

12/10/2014

Johnson Coach of the Year; Seven All-ACC

All-ACC voting conducted by the league's 14 head coaches

10/25/2014

Postgame Notes: Georgia Tech 56, Pitt 28

Postgame notes from the Yellow Jackets' road win at Pitt

10/19/2014

Postgame Notes: North Carolina 48, Georgia Tech 43

10/11/2014

#BuzzRewind: No. 22 GT Falls Short to Duke, 31-25

The Yellow Jackets look to bounce back against North Carolina.

08/27/2014

#AskJackets: Zach Laskey

You asked the questions and Zach Laskey answered them. Check out our new weekly social media Q&A, #AskJackets.

09/14/2012

Zach Laskey sat down with Wes Durham

Georgia Tech football B-back Zach Laskey sat down with Wes Durham to discuss the upcoming Virginia game and more.

12/06/2014

Football vs. Florida State

ACC Championship on December 6, 2014.

10/11/2014

Football vs. Duke

NCAA Football: Duke at Georgia Tech (USATSI)

09/08/2014

Tech Beats Tulane, 38-21

Photos by Steve Jensen

10/26/2013

Georgia Tech vs. Virginia - UTSI

Georgia Tech vs. Virginia - UTSI

10/19/2013

Georgia Tech vs. Syracuse - UTSI

Georgia Tech vs. Syracuse - UTSI

2014 ALL-ACC, SECOND TEAM (Phil Steele, ACSMA, coaches)

2014 (Senior): Named to 2014 All-ACC Second Team by media and coaches ... Saw action in 11 games, starting seven ... Missed three games (Pittsburgh, Virginia and NC State) due to injury ... Rushed for 851 yards and team-best nine touchdowns (5.0 yards per carry) ... Lost only two yards on 171 rushes ... Added six receptions for 49 yards and one touchdown ... Finished career 13th in school history with 2,033 rushing yards and one of only 14 2,000-yard rushers in program history ... Rushed 10 times for 63 yards in Tech's 49-34 Orange Bowl win over Mississippi State on New Year's Eve ... Member of Tech's attack that rushed for Orange Bowl-record 452 yards vs. Mississippi State ... Carried 11 times for 40 yards and one touchdown vs. Florida State in ACC Championship Game (Dec. 6) ... Rushed for career-high 140 yards and three TDs at Georgia (Nov. 29) ... Carried four times for 13 yards vs. Clemson (Nov. 15) ... Rushed for 74 yards on 15 carries, scored two touchdowns and caught one pass for five yards at North Carolina (Oct. 18) ... Carried 15 times for 72 yards, one touchdown and had one catch for three yards vs. Duke (Oct. 11) ... Became 25th Yellow Jacket to rush for more than 1,500 yards after carrying career-high 29 times for 133 yards vs. Miami (Oct. 4) ... Recorded 80 rushing yards on 17 carries and had one catch for five yards at Virginia Tech (Sept. 20) ... Rushed 17 times for 80 yards, had two receptions for 36 yards and one touchdown against Georgia Southern (Sept. 13) ... Carried 12 times for 86 yards, averaging 7.2 yards per carry at Tulane (Sept. 6) ... Rushed 15 times for 70 yards and two touchdowns in season opener vs. Wofford (Aug. 30).

2013 (Junior): Saw action in all 13 games ... Rushed 84 times for 485 yards (5.8 yards per carry) ... Had three receptions for 54 yards ... Recorded eight touchdowns, seven via rushing, one by receiving ... Carried three times for 51 yards and one touchdown in season opener vs. Elon (Aug. 31) ... Rushed 13 times for 75 yards and career-high three touchdowns vs. Syracuse (Oct. 19) ... Erupted for 133 yards rushing and two touchdowns on 16 carries and had 24-yard reception at Virginia (Oct. 26) ... Rushed eight times for 33 yards and had 11-yard reception vs. Pittsburgh (Nov. 2).

2012 (Sophomore): Played in all 14 games and started six times ... Made four starts in September ... Led team in rushing yards per game (49.8) ... Rushed 133 times for team-best 697 yards ... Averaged 5.2 yards per carry and had just one rushing attempt for negative yardage ... Had six receptions for 122 yards (20.3 yards per catch) and two touchdowns ... Had 819 all-purpose yards ... Had seven offensive plays of 20-plus yards, including two longer than 50 yards ... In just second game at B-back, rushed 12 times for 116 yards and touchdown vs. Presbyterian (Sept. 8) ... Had 70-yard TD reception and rushed for 43 yards vs. Virginia (Sept. 15) ... Erupted for 101 yards on 17 carries and had 11-yard reception in win over Boston College (Oct. 20) ... Rushed then-career-high 18 times for 72 yards and had two receptions for 40 yards and TD vs. Duke (Nov. 17) ... Had six carries for 60 yards in win over USC in Hyundai Sun Bowl (Dec. 31).

2011 (True Freshman): Played in eight games ... Was Georgia Tech's primary punt returner as true freshman during first two months of season ... Had team-high 11 punt returns for 94 yards (8.5 yards per attempt) ... Had long return of 28 yards ... Recorded eight tackles on defense and special teams ... Had two punt returns totalling 31 yards in first college game vs. Western Carolina (Sept. 1) ... Had career-high four punt returns vs. Kansas (Sept. 17) for 27 yards ... Did not play in final four games of season ... Recorded two tackles in season opener vs. Western Carolina (Sept. 1) ... Had three tackles in key ACC win vs. North Carolina (Sept. 24).

High School: Starr's Mill HS ... Earned three varsity letters as running back, linebacker and safety ... Served one year as team captain ... Played for coach Chad Phillips ... Helped lead team to regional title and state runner-up in 2010 ... First-team all-state, all-region and all-county as senior ... 4A state player of the year ... Ranked No. 12 fullback prospect nationally by Scout ... Ranked 39th-best prospect in state by Atlanta Journal-Constitution ... Rushed for 1,515 yards and 22 touchdowns as senior ... Set 11 school records in 2010 ... Also earned two letters in basketball and four in track.

Personal: Full name is Zachary James Laskey ... Parents are John and Tricia ... Has three siblings - Ryan, Tyler and Leah ... Born July 8, 1992, in Pittsburgh, Pa. ... Enjoys fishing and bowling ... Began playing football at age 7 ... Majoring in history, technology & society.

CAREER HIGHS
Rushing Attempts: 29 vs. Miami, Oct. 4, 2014
Rushing Yards: 140 at Georgia, Nov. 29, 2014
Longest Rush: 56 vs. Presbyterian, Sept. 8, 2012
Rushing Touchdowns: 3, twice - last time at Georgia, Nov. 29, 2014
Receptions: 2, three times - last time vs.Georgia Southern, Sept. 13, 2014
Receiving Yards: 70 vs. Virginia, Sept. 15, 2012
Receiving Touchdowns: 1, four times - last time vs.Georgia Southern, Sept. 13, 2014
Longest Reception: 70 yards vs. Virginia, Sept. 15, 2012
Punt Returns: 4 vs. Kansas, Sept. 17, 2011
Punt Return Yards: 31 vs. Western Carolina, Sept. 1, 2011
Long Punt Return: 28 vs. Western Carolina, Sept. 1, 2011

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