2000 (Junior) – Played in 11 regular-season games, with four starts for Wildcats... Finished 7th on team in tackles with 49, including 27 solo stops... Had breakout game with 14 tackles (seven solo), two quarterback hurries vs. Colorado (9/30)... Nine tackles (seven solo), two tackles for loss (minus-6 yards) and a sack at Kansas (10/7)... Had six tackles (three solo) vs Oklahoma (10/14)... Seven tackles with three solo stops vs. North Texas (9/23)... Started four games in five-week stretch from Colorado (9/30) through Texas A&M (10/28), missing start only vs. Texas Tech in that stretch.
1999 - Saw very limited action as a backup linebacker after recovering from an injury in 1998... Received a medical hardship waiver to regain the year of eligibility.
1998 - Redshirt season... Originally signed with Clemson out of Georgia Military College, but switched to Kansas State in early September 1998... Was named the ACC Newcomer of the Year in the preseason of 1998 by The Sporting News before coming to Kansas State.
Georgia Military College - Tallied 78 tackles as a sophomore, including 10 tackles for loss and 5.5 quarterback sacks... Caused four fumbles and recovered four more... Broke up four passes... Second-team All-America selection by Gridwire and NJCAA... Selected MVP of the Sea Island Golden Isle Bowl... SuperPrep’s No. 44 junior college player in the country... Junior college coach was Robert Nunn.
Warner Robbins HS - Was a first team all-state selection at the 4A level as a senior, as well as earning All-Middle Georgia honors... Had 85 tackles as a senior, while leading the team in kickoff returns in 1995... Played in the Georgia-Florida All-Star Game... Ranked as the ninth-best linebacker in the South coming out of high school by the Plyler Report... High school coach was Robert Davis.
Personal - Born Jan. 7, 1977... Parents are Yvonne and Bruce Zellars... Majoring in social science.
Career highs - Tackles: 14 at Colorado (9/30/00); Solo tackles: 7 at Colorado (9/30/00), 7 at Kansas (10/7/00); TFL: 2 at Kansas (10/7/00).