A Kansas product who used a redshirt season last year... Looking to contribute on special teams while trying to break into the rotation at tight end.
2011: Played in the final 12 games, mainly on special teams.
HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Quinter High?School under head coach Greg Woolf... Was a two time all-state pick as a fullback, while he also recorded 250 career tackles and 22 sacks on defense... Led team to a 12-1 record and a state championship as a senior... Also lettered four years in basketball and track, and three years in baseball.
PERSONAL: Zach W. Nemechek was born August 20, 1992, in Quinter, Kan... Son of Victor and Pam Nemechek... Has three siblings... Is related to former football players Grant and Tracey Wistrom... An Eagle Scout who plans on majoring in biology.