THE PRO COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYER PROSPECT SCOUTING DATABASE
Phillip Zavala, San Jose State
INVITED TO 49ERS ROOKIE MINI CAMP 2010
Hometown: San Bruno, CA
High School: Capuchino HS
Height / Weight: 6.2 - 180 lbs.
AT SAN JOSE STATE: Second season with the Spartans...First joined the team for 2008 fall camp...Incumbent punter.
2008: Had a busy season with 76 punts matching the second most in a season by a San Jose State punter...His 11 punts against Louisiana Tech (11/8) were the most by a conference player in 2008...Was the WAC leader in number of punts called for a fair catch (15)...Second in the conference for fewest number of punts ruled as touchbacks (3)...One of four WAC punters to place at least 20 punts inside the opponent’s 20-yard line...Averaged 36.6 yards per punt...Booted his season long of 58 yards in the season-opening win against UC Davis (8/30)...Versatile special teams player who served as the holder on kick scoring tries.
COMMUNITY COLLEGE: 2006 first-team all-state choice who ranked sixth in the state with his 39.4 average for City College of San Francisco (Coach George Rush)...Averaged 37.4 yards per punt in his team’s last eight games of 2007...Had nearly 25 percent of his punts called as fair catches at the community college level.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in football (Coach Adam Hyndman), soccer and track at Capuchino High in San Bruno, Calif....A San Francisco Chronicle honorable mention All-Metro kicking specialist and the Ocean League special teams Player of the Year as a senior...First-team all-league selection in soccer and a sprinter and high jumper in track and field.MORE ON PHILIP: Interested in a career as an architect or possibly joining the Air Force...The native of Redwood City, Calif., was born on January 23, 1988.