CAREER HONORS 2013 -- First Team Academic All-Big 12
2012 -- First Team Academic All-Big 12
2011 -- First Team Academic All-Big 12
A hard-nosed player who has contributed on special teams each of the last three years while seeing an increased role at fullback over his career.
2013 (Click Here for Game-by-Game Statistics): Played in every game with a start against TCU... Returned two kickoffs for 11 yards against North Dakota State and one for 14 yards at Kansas as an up-man... Earned First Team Academic All-Big 12 honors.
HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Quinter 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, Emily, Hannah and Johs... Is related to former NFL players Grant and Tracey Wistrom... An Eagle Scout who is majoring in pre-dentistry.