Zac Dawe
Defensive Line 99
271 lbs.
Pleasant Grove, 
Last School
Pleasant Grove High School
Roster Years

Before BYU

  • Three star prospect by, and
  • No. 5 overall recruit from Utah and No. 52 rated defensive tackle prospect in the nation by
  • No. 10 overall prospect from Utah by
  • Deseret News, Salt Lake Tribune and USA Today 5A All-State First Team as a senior in 2013
  • Two-time All-American heavyweight wrestler was a strong force as a two-way player on Pleasant Grove High School’s offensive and defensive lines
  • Earned all-state honors as a senior at both left tackle on offense and nose guard on defense
  • Named Wendy’s Heisman Award for state of Utah, selected for excellence in athletics, academics and community service
  • Deseret News 5A All-State honorable mention as a junior in 2012
  • Recorded 104 total tackles, including 81 solo take downs during his career at Pleasant Grove High School
  • Added 9 sacks, 2 fumble recoveries and scored a touchdown for the Vikings
  • Recorded 7 sacks, 41 tackles and 32 solo tackles as a senior despite playing more snaps on offense in 2013
  • Helped the Vikings to 9-3 record and No. 8 ranking to advance to state quarterfinals in 5A
  • Runs 4.85 40-yard dash
  • Coached by Les Hamilton
  • Recruited by Utah and Utah State


  • Houston , Texas
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2017

  • Missed season with injury
Sophmore Year 2018

  • Played in all 13 games, starting one
  • Totaled 16 tackles including 12 solo stops and four tackles for loss on the season
  • Tallied first two career solo tackles at Arizona
  • Tallied first career sack against then No. 6 Wisconsin for a TFL of eight yards
  • Recorded career-high three solo tackles against Utah State
  • Tallied one TFL against Wisconsin, Utah State, UMass and Western Michigan
Junior Year 2019

  • Played in all 13 games with two starts
  • Made 22 total tackles
  • Had 2.5 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks
  • Posted three tackles in five different games
  • Logged three tackles and one tackle for loss at Tennessee
  • Recorded three tackles and 1.5 sacks at Toledo
Senior Year 2020

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

  • A member of the scout team
Medical Redshirt Year