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Matt Zeleznak - Football - Kansas Jayhawks

Matt Zeleznak

Position Linebacker
Height 6'0"
Weight 215 lbs.
Class Sophomore
Hometown Topeka, Kan.
High School Hayden HS/Butler County CC

As a sophomore (2005): Gained experience working with the defensive scout team. At Butler County Community College (2003-04): Played the 2004 season for the Butler County Community College Grizzlies … Redshirted the 2003 season … Part of the 2003 and 2004 conference championship and the 2003 national championship team … Coached by Troy Morrell. High school: A graduate of Hayden HS in Topeka, Kan. … Named the team Lifter of the Year and team captain as a senior … Posted 225 career tackles with a single-game high of 16 stops … Helped Hayden to the Centennial League Championship in 2000 and 2002, as well as a district, regional and bi-district title in 2002 … Also lettered three years in swimming and four years in track and field … Coached by Tom Stringer. Personal: An exercise science major … Son of Mike and Karen Zeleznak … Brother, Luke, also attended KU … Grandfather played football at Kansas State.