Zac Stout
Linebacker 47
235 lbs.
Last School
Oaks Christian
Roster Years
2010-2012 | 2014

Career Summary

Zac Stout came to BYU after helping Oaks Christian to a California state record-setting sixth-straight championship. As a Cougar he played in 23 games and started in 10 while lettering both his freshman and senior years. Stout finished his career with 85 total tackles, 63 coming from his last season, and 9.5 tackles for loss. He had a career-high and team-high 10 tackles against Connecticut in 2014. Stout was named to the College Sports Madness All-Independent Third Team as a senior. See the season summary tabs below and the recognition and stats tabs for more details. 


  • Native of Moorpark, California 
  • Parents are Gary and Jackie 
  • Youngest of three children 
  • Brother Justin (2006 BYU graduate) and sister Jena
  • Majoring in biology 
  • Also recruited by Arizona, Colorado State, Nebraska, Ohio State, Tennessee, USC, UCLA, Oregon State, Oregon, Washington and Washington State

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Oaks Christian 
  • Ranked the No. 8 middle linebacker in the country by 
  • Was invited to play in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl 
  • 2009 All-CIF Northwest Division selection 
  • Led his team to the state championship game his senior season 
  • Totaled 112 tackles as a junior, including 81 solo take downs 
  • Averaged 8.6 tackles per game 
  • Recorded two interceptions, returning one for a touchdown against Nordhoff 
  • Also had two fumble recoveries 
  • 2008 First Team All-Tri Valley League  
  • Helped Oaks Christian to a California State record-setting sixth-straight CIF-SS Championship 
  • Recorded 112 tackles as a sophomore, 22 for loss, helping the Lions to the CIF-SS title 
  • Also lettered in baseball 
  • Honor roll student 
  • Coached by Bill Redell
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2010

  • Earned letterman honors as a freshman
  • Played in 10 games
  • Finished the season with 20 tackles and 2.0 tackles-for-loss 
  • Season-high six tackles vs. Nevada
  • Had three tackles vs. UTEP in the New Mexico Bowl
Sophmore Year 2012

  • Played in one game and had one tackle
Junior Year

Senior Year 2014

  • Recorded a career high and team-high 10 total tackles in season opener at UConn
  • Notched a safety for the first points of the game against Houston
  • Named to the College Sports Madness All-Independent Third Team
  • Registered his first career interception and first career touchdown, picking off Lynch at the 19-yard line and taking it to the end zone for a 45-38 BYU lead with 7:48 left in the bowl game
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year 2011

  • Redshirt
Medical Redshirt Year 2011

  • Redshirt