Maryland Football BIO
Andrew Zeller
Player Profile:
Andrew Zeller 1194709
Position: Offensive Lineman
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 310
Year: Junior
Hometown: Red Lion, Pa.
High School: Red Lion Senior HS
Experience: 2 Letters

As a Senior (2015): Through seven games - Started all seven games at right guard ... helped Maryland gain 341 rushing yards against Richmond (9/5) ... pass protected for Caleb Rowe as he passed for 297 yards and two touchdowns against USF (9/19) ... paved way for Brandon Ross' 130 rushing yards at West Virginia (9/26) ... helped Perry Hills run for a Maryland quarterback record 170 yards at #1 Ohio State (10/10) ... aided Perry Hills' 124-yard rushing performance against Penn State (10/24) ... selected to Preseason All-Big Ten Fourth Team by Phil Steele.

As a Junior (2014): An All-Big Ten Academic selection … started all 13 games at right guard … led an offensive line that totaled 285 yards and five touchdowns on the ground against James Madison (8/30) … helped the offense total 447 yards of offense against West Virginia (9/15) … pass protected for C.J. brown as he threw for a season-best 361 yards and three touchdowns at Indiana (9/27) … allowed five rushers to total 212 yards and three touchdowns against Iowa (10/18) … helped C.J. Brown rush for 87 yards and a score at Michigan (11/22) … part of a Maryland offense that totaled 476 yards of offense, including 281 yards rushing, against Rutgers (11/29).

As a Sophomore (2013): Appeared in all 13 games and started at right guard in the final three games ... opened holes for C.J. Brown’s 122 rushing yards at Virginia Tech (11/16) ... cleared lanes for Brown to rush for a season-high 138 yards at NC State (11/30) ... helped Brandon Ross rush for 116 yards against Marshall in the Military Bowl (12/27).

As a Redshirt Freshman (2012): Appeared in nine games on the year including three starts at right guard … started and helped Maryland gain 244 yards of total offense against Wake Forest (10/6) … started on the line that helped Maryland gain 235 yards against Virginia (10/13) … started on the line that led Maryland to 188 yards rushing against North Carolina (11/24).

As a Freshman (2011): Served a redshirt season. 

At Red Lion High School: Played both offensive and defensive lines … recorded 67 tackles, including 14 tackles for loss and seven sacks, as a senior … a 2010 Class AAAA second-team all-state selection … ranked 24th-best player in the state of Pennsylvania by … ranked as a top 60 offensive guard by … helped his team to the quarterfinals in Pennsylvania class AAAA his senior season … posted 32 solo tackles, 27 assists, 14 tackles for loss, five sacks and five pass breakups in 2009 … also considered Oregon, Miami, Michigan State, Rutgers and Vanderbilt … coached by Pat Conrad.

Personal: Born in Westminster Md. … parents are Daren and Glynda Zeller … interned with the United States Marshals Service prior to the 2014 season ... favorite all-time Terp is Steve Suter…nickname is Big Z … hobbies include hunting and lifting … plans to major in secondary education, criminal justice or business management … majoring in criminology and criminal justice.

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