Up Close: Zed Mendenhall
Name: Zedekiah Paco Mendenhall
Nickname: “Deadly Zedly”
Favorite cold cereal: Lucky Charms
Favorite Bronco Mendenhall Quote: “What if...”
Why did I choose to play football over other sports: So I could hit people legally
Before a football game, I: Stretch and call my wife
Who has had the greatest influence on my football career and why: My padre, he taught me when I was little.
How did I spend my off-season: What off season?
One place I would like to visit: Brazil
If I could play another position, what would it be: Linebacker.
What is the best book I’ve ever read: First Strike
What would I like to do sometime in my life: Hunt moose
What do I want to be doing 20 years from now: Retired.
What is my favorite hobby or activity away from football: Fly-fishing
What is my most memorable athletic achievement or moment: First and only collegiate touchdown my sophomore year against Colorado St.
My favorite scripture: Ether 12:27
My advice to youngsters: Don’t underestimate yourself.
If I could invite any three people to dinner, who would they be: Optimus Prime, the Hulk, and Iron Man
On game day my friends and relatives: Watch or listen to the game.
BYU football wrapped up its first week of fall camp with its fifth practice on Saturday morning.