95  Zach Gholson
Zach Gholson

Carlsbad, CA

High School:
La Costa Canyon HS

Last College:
Boise State/Palomar College

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 250




Forty-Five Student-Athletes To Graduate Sunday

Congratulations to all of our Tigers graduates.


Highland Hundred Banquet Honors 2012 Seniors

Devey named team MVP


Memphis Takes on USM in Finale Saturday

16 seniors to be recognized during pregame


Leading by Example



Game Two - at Arkansas State - September 8, 2012 - ASU Stadium - Jonesboro, Ark.


2012 Memphis Football Photo Shoot

Preseason Photo Shoot. Photos by Joe Murphy.


Memphis Football vs UAB

Photos from the Memphis-UAB football game on Nov. 12, 2011.


Played in 15 games at the University of Memphis during a two-year career cut short by injuries ... Started three games as a junior while playing in all 12 games during the season ... During two-year career made 33 total tackles with 14 solo stops and 19 assists ... During his career at the NCAA Division I level (transferred to Memphis after playing his freshman season at Boise State and sophomore year at Palomar College), totaled 36 total tackles (16-20) and six tackles for lost yards ... Enrolled at Memphis in January of 2011 after playing the 2010 campaign at Palomar ... Played at Boise State freshman season.

Honors (Academic/Athletic)

Received one of the Iron Tiger Awards at the 2011 Blue-Gray Game.

2012 (Senior)

Member of head coach Justin Fuente's initial Leadership Council at the University of Memphis during senior season ... Missed most of preseason camp and the season opener against UT Martin with an injury ... Registered a Memphis career high during Week Two of the 2012 season, accounting for six tackles on the road at Arkansas State ... Recorded one tackle the following week in season home debut against Middle Tennessee ... Before being sidelined for the remainder of the season, had two tackles in the Tigers' road game at Duke.

2011 (Junior)

Saw action in all 12 contests and made three starts ... Had 24 total tackles with 12 solo stops and 12 assists ... Recorded four games with four or more total stops ... Tied for team lead with three forced fumbles ... Recorded five TFL (32 yards) and 1.5 sacks (27 yards) ... Both his TFL and sack yardage were second-best on the team ... Posted a career-best five total tackles (2-3) in his Memphis debut vs Mississippi State ... Followed debut up with a four-tackle, one TFL game vs Arkansas State ... The four assisted stops were a career best ... Had a career-high three solo hits vs UCF ... Recorded four total tackles vs the Knights ... Had best all-around performance in the season finale vs Southern Miss ... Posted four total tackles (2-2), two TFL (26 yards), one sack (24 yards) and one forced fumble ... The two TFL and one sack were career highs ... Worked with the defensive line during 2011 spring drills.

2009-10 (Freshman, Boise State/Sophomore, Palomar College)

Played the 2010 season at Palomar College after transferring to junior college from Boise State ... Honored as the Comets' team MVP and Defensive Player of the Year after logging 69 tackles (34 solo), four TFL and three sacks ... Also registered six QB hurries, two fumble recoveries and a forced fumble ... Credited with an interception on a two-point conversion pass ... Named All-Pacific Coast Athletic Conference by the Southern California Football Association ... Posted one of his biggest games against El Camino College, tallying nine tackles, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and three QB hurries in the Comets' 25-21 upset win ... Walked on at Boise State and played in four games as a true freshman in 2009 ... Tallied three tackles, all of which were against Idaho ... Received WAC All-Academic honors for the 2009 fall semester.


Two-year letterman at La Costa Canyon High School under Coach Darron Brown ... Named team captain his senior season ... Earned spots on the All-North County and All-Palomar League first teams ... Also an All-CIF San Diego Section selection as a senior ... During his junior season, named All-Palomar League second team ... An All-Academic San Diego first team selection.


Son of Mike and Karen Gholson ... Born Apr. 3 in San Diego, Calif. ... Majoring in finance.

Career Stats

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