Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#75 Shane Zink
Position: Offensive Tackle
Height: 6'7"
Weight: 315
Year: Junior
Hometown: Redding, Calif.
Experience: SQ

At Arizona: Has played in four career games with three starts ... Will contend for a starting job at guard or tackle in 2012 ... Played in the first four contests before a foot injury knocked him out of action the rest of the year ... Started the NAU, Oklahoma State and USC games ... Was a reserve and scout teams player in 2010 ... Redshirted in 2009 ... Transferred at midyear and participated in 2009 spring ball, working primarily at tackle.

Before Arizona: Bay Valley Conference First-Team Offense honors for head coach Craig Thompson in his first year at Shasta in 2008, starting all 11 games ... Helped Shasta go 9-2, earn a postseason trip and win the Bulldog Bowl over Monterey Peninsula College in 2008.

High School: The second player from Enterprise to earn a Division I scholarship ... Second-team All-Northern Section Second-Team as senior ... Dominating inside man for Hornets' basketball team, earning All-Eastern Athletic League First-Team honors and Area MVP by the Redding Record-Searchlight ... Also a prep shot put competitor.

Personal: Majoring in music ... Played in the high school band as freshman.