As a Senior (2015): Started all 12 games at right guard... an Academic All-Big Ten selection ... helped Maryland offense total 182.5 rushing yards/g - most since 2003 ... Terps totaled eclipsed 2,000 rushing yards for the first time since 2011 ... helped running back Brandon Ross lead Big Ten with 6.4 yards per carry and an Honorable Mention All-Big Ten nod ... Maryland had five games with more than 200 rushing yards, including 715 rushing yards over the last two games of the season ... helped team gain 401 rushing yards in season finale victory at Rutgers (11/28) - the first time the team had eclipsed 400 yards since 1999 ... helped Perry Hills run for a Maryland quarterback record 170 yards at #1 Ohio State (10/10).
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 Rivals.com … ranked as a top 60 offensive guard by Scout.com … 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.