- Josh Zahn
Josh  Zahn


Gilbert, Ariz.

High School:
Highland HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 205




Came on board last season and assumed No. 1 placekicker job ... again expected to handle kicking duties as a sophomore.

2009: Enjoyed successful first collegiate season as he connected on 14-of-21 field goals ... he booted a 51-yarder against Southern Miss ... also had four field goals between 40 and 49 yards ... ranked No. 2 in C-USA in field goals made per game at 1.17 ... was good on 3-of-3 field goals in Blazers' win over Southern Miss Oct. 1 ... finished the season as team's leading scorer with 77 points, tied for eighth-best single-season total in UAB history among kickers ... also handled kickoff duties for UAB.

HIGH SCHOOL: Another late addition to UAB's recruiting class, Zahn signed on with the Blazers in late February, 2009 ... had outstanding senior season at Highland High School ... connected on 20 PATs and 11 field goals for Highland ... named first-team 5A-1 Fiesta All-Region ... had long field goal of 40 yards against Phoenix Desert Vista ... his three field goals helped Highland to 16-0 upset of state's No. 4-ranked team, Desert Vista ... was named to Top 12 Seniors/Junior College list at 7th Annual Kicking & Snapping event sponsored by Nike in Las Vegas ...event attracted more than 400 athletes from 40 states and four countries ... also was all-state soccer player as prep athlete.

PERSONAL: Born May 2, 1991 at Phoenix, Ariz. ... son of Kim and Wes Watson, Richard and Kathy Zahn ... major is IDM-Sport and Health in Society.