Played in the first five games, contributing both on special teams and in the secondary, before a neck injury prematurely ended his college career...Made his college debut in season opener vs. Colorado (Aug. 31)...Saw action from scrimmage as a sixth defensive back in consecutive games against high-octane opponents, vs. Houston (Sept. 20) and at Cal (Sept. 27)...Had five tackles and a PBU in win vs. UNLV (Oct. 4), as the Rams shuffled their lineup after losing FS Klint Kubiak (ankle) in the first quarter.
Redshirted as a true freshman in his first season of college eligibility.
A two-time all-conference selection, was second-team all-state as a junior, and all-Colorado as a senior captain at Fort Collins (Colo.) High School...Helped the Lambkins to a berth in the 2006 Class 5A semifinals, where FCHS lost to eventual champion Columbine...Contributed to back-to-back conference championships (2005-06) and the 2006 city title...Voted his team's defensive MVP as a senior...Lettered three years in football, twice in hockey and once in track...Played prep football against Klay Kubiak and Ricky Brewer...Also recruited by Colorado, Iowa State and San Diego State...Head football coach was Eric Rice.
Given name Zachary Michael Donaldson...Born June 24, 1988, in Houston, Texas...Son of Jeff Donaldson and Heidi Gunn...Mother, Heidi, is a graduate of the University of Northern Colorado...Father, Jeff, was a stellar performer at the University of Colorado and enjoyed a 10-year NFL career with the Houston Oilers (1984-93), Kansas City Chiefs (1990) and Atlanta Falcons (1991-93)...Uncle, John, played at Colorado State...Has one sister and one brother...Majoring in construction management...Hometown: Fort Collins, Colo.
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Colorado State accepts invitation to 2014 Royal...
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Sambrailo, Grayson and Blake selected to play...
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