CANES BASEBALL ALUM AND MLB VETERAN PLAYER DANNY VALENCIA TALKS ABOUT HIS TIME AT UM, PLAYING FOR 7 DIFFERENT MLB TEAMS AND HIS UPCOMING TRIP TO THE SUMMER OLYMPICS IN TOKYO WITH TEAM ISRAEL ON THE BEHIND THE U PODCAST

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Zalon'tae Hillery

position

Offensive Line

Height

6-6

Weight

308 lbs.

Class

Redshirt Junior

Hometown

Brunswick, Ga.

High School

Glynn Academy

2018 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in seven games in regular season…Made career debut in home opener vs. Savannah State (Sept. 8)…Saw action in wins over FIU (Sept. 22) and North Carolina (Sept. 27)…Played vs. Duke (Nov. 3)…Saw time at Georgia Tech (Nov. 10)…Saw action in final two games of regular season, wins at Virginia Tech (Nov. 17) and at home vs. Pittsburgh (Nov. 24).

2017 (True Freshman): Did not see any game action, redshirted to retain eligibility…Served as member of practice squad.

High School: Earned a three-star ranking from 247Sports, ESPN and Rivals…Rated as the 49th-best player at his position by ESPN…Ranked as the 50th–best player in the state of Georgia by 247Sports…Coached by Rocky Hidalgo at Gylnn Academy…Helped guide Glynn Academy to an 11-2 record during his senior season…Chose Miami over offers from Florida, Kentucky, Alabama and Clemson.