* 2013 Capital One Academic All-American *
* 2013 Capital One Academic All-District V *
* 2013 Campbell Trophy (NFF Scholar-Athlete) Semifinalist *
* 2013 John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List *
* 2013 & 2012 All-Mid-American Conference First Team *
* 2013 & 2012 Academic All-MAC *
* 2011 Academic All-MAC Honorable Mention *
2013 (Sr.): Earned his bachelor's degree in May 2013 and spent the season working on a master's degree . . . started 40th career game at the GoDaddy Bowl . . . started 12 games this season . . . season high eight catches for season high 96 yards at Northern Illinois . . . one catch for 24 yards vs. Illinois State . . . four catches for 28 yards in the GoDaddy Bowl . . . two catches for 18 yards and one touchdown vs. Army . . . season high six catches for 57 yards at North Texas . . . tied season high with six catches for 54 yards and one TD at Western Michigan . . . career long reception of 51 yards vs. Central Michigan . . . first career rush gained 14 yards at North Texas . . . rushed career high three times for career best 21 yards at Akron . . . two rushes for eight yards vs. Central Michigan.
2012 (Jr.): Started 10 games and played in all 13, including the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl St. Petersburg . . . five touchdown catches . . . career high 11 catches for a career best 98 receiving yards vs. Northern Illinois . . . season long 29 yard reception at Kent State . . . seven catches for 58 yards and two TDs vs. Ohio . . . eight catches for 66 yards at Toledo . . . 48 receiving yards on four catches vs. Eastern Michigan . . . managed five catches for 29 yards and one TD at Central Michigan . . . tallied three catches for 19 yards with two touchdowns at Indiana . . . two TD catches in one game -- at Indiana and vs. Ohio -- are career highs . . . two catches for 11 yards vs. South Florida . . . three receptions for 35 yards at Kent State . . . six catches for 31 yards vs. Western Michigan . . . six catches for 57 yards vs. Central Florida.
2011 (So.): Started his 18th career game at Eastern Michigan . . . managed a career high six catches for a season best 46 receiving yards at Western Michigan . . . recorded his second career touchdown catch vs. Toledo . . . tallied one catch for three yards against Indiana . . . managed three catches for 15 yards at South Florida . . . posted a season high 25-yard reception in the third quarter vs. Buffalo . . . three catches for 37 receiving yards vs. Buffalo . . . one catch for 11 yards vs. Central Michigan.
2010: Played in first four games . . . earned a medical redshirt from the NCAA . . . suffered a right knee injury at Iowa and missed the remainder of the season . . . earned second letter . . . season high three catches at Purdue . . . season high 24 receiving yards vs. Liberty, including a season long 24-yard reception.
2009 (Fr.): Played in 11 games to earn first letter . . . started nine games, including the final five . . . tallied his first career touchdown reception on a one yard pass from Kelly Page with 12:39 to play at Auburn . . . season high two catches in three different games -- at Auburn, at Northern Illinois and vs. Central Michigan . . . season high 28 receiving yards vs. Central Michigan . . . season long 22-yard reception at Army.
High School: Earned three letters in football for Coach Brian Woodard . . . also earned three letters in basketball and four in track and field . . . Football: Helped Plainfield to a 9-3 overall record as a senior . . . helped the Quakers to two sectional runnerup finishes and a ranking as high as No. 13 in the state in his career . . . rushed for 2,233 yards with 29 touchdowns plus tallied 87 tackles as a senior . . . rushed for 3,700 yards and 50 touchdowns plus had 188 tackles in his career . . . set school records for TDs in a season (29) and career (50) . . . set school records for rushing yards in a season (2,233) and career (3,700) . . . set school standards for rushes in a season (341), rushes in a game (42) and longest TD run (94 yards) . . . Metro West and Hendricks County Flyer Player of the Year as a senior . . . Associated Press and Indiana Football Coaches Association All-State as a senior . . . named Plainfield’s Most Valuable Offensive Player as a senior . . . Track: Qualified for the state as a member of the school’s 400-meter relay team as a junior.
Personal: Son of Todd and Rosie Fakes . . . born Oct. 19, 1990, in Plainfield, Ind. . . . one brother, Tyran, who played football at Indianapolis . . . mother played volleyball and ran track at the University of Indianapolis . . . father played football for Indianapolis. . . owns a 3.687 cumulative on Ball State's 4.0 scale . . . managed a 3.866 GPA last spring. . . full name is Zane Marshall Fakes.
Points scored: 12, Ohio, 11/14/2012 ; at Indiana, 9/15/2012
Touchdowns: 2, Ohio, 11/14/2012 ; at Indiana, 9/15/2012
Rush attempts: 3, at Akron, 10/26/2013
Rush yards: 21, at Akron, 10/26/2013 (3 carries)
Long rush: 14, at North Texas, 9/14/2013
Receptions: 11, Northern Illinois, 10/6/2012
Receiving yards: 98, Northern Illinois, 10/6/2012 (11 receptions)
Receiving TDs: 2, Ohio, 11/14/2012 ; at Indiana, 9/15/2012
Long reception: 51, Central Michigan, 11/06/2013
Total offense attempts: 3, at Akron, 10/26/2013 (3 rush,0 pass)
Total ofense yards: 21, at Akron, 10/26/2013 (21 rush,0 pass)
All-purpose yards: 101, at Northern Illinois, 11/13/2013
Kick returns: 3, Miami, 11/29/2013
Kick return yards: 28, Miami, 11/29/2013 (3 returns)
Long kick return: 15, Miami, 11/29/2013
Tackles: 1, Ohio, 10/31/2009 (1-0); Northern Illinois, 10/6/2012 (1-0); at No. 25 Toledo, 11/6/2012 (0-1)
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