Royal Palm High School lost in the second round of the playoffs and finished the season with an outstanding 10-2 record. Brown rushed for over 1,200 yards and scored 19 touchdowns. He averaged 10 yards per carry.
"I called Minnesota and canceled my visit. I'm down to Pitt and Wisconsin. I visited Wisconsin earlier this year (10/6)."
Scout.com ranks Brown the 65th best running back in the nation and a "three-star" prospect.
"I'm excited to get to Pittsburgh, I arrive there on Friday. I want to see what their team chemistry is like and I want to get to know the coaches better. Academics are really important to me as well."
Brown rushed for 650 yards on 83 carries as a junior. He was a three-year starter at running back for the Wildcats. Zacchaeus is capable of running a 4.55 forty-yard dash and squatting 400 pounds.
Brown is considered a leader on and off the field. He has an outstanding 3.4 grade point average. Scouts have labeled Zach a "powerful north-south runner". Panthers Assistant Coach Charlie Partridge has been his primary contact.
"I can't wait to get there this weekend and get to know the Pitt program better. I have liked Pitt for a while. It's going to be great meeting Coach Wannstedt."
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