|57 Zach Myers
Made excellent progress in the spring ... Smart player who did a good job picking up the offensive system ... Will enter August as the starting center ... Showed great movement skills and strength during his redshirt season ... Fiery competitor and son of a former Wildcat lineman.
2012 (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Combines good athletic ability with offensive line skills ... Four-year starter at offensive guard and tackle at Miamisburg (Ohio) HS ... Could become a center as a collegian ... Rated as the No. 52 offensive guard in the nation by Rivals.com ... Also the No. 79 guard by 24/7 Sports and the No. 85 guard by Scout.com ... One of the top 60 prospects in the talent-rich state of Ohio by Rivals ... Named second-team All-Southwest Ohio ... Coached by Tim Lewis ... Also played basketball ... Honor-roll student.
Personal: Born in Dayton, Ohio ... Son of Brad and Julie Myers ... Brad was an offensive lineman at UK from 1984-87 ... Brad blocked for three of the top rushers in Kentucky history - George Adams, Mark Higgs and Marc Logan ... Julie played basketball at Dayton ... Currently enrolled in undergraduate studies.
Community Cats: Helped with the Big Blue U Move-In (2012).
Zach Says ... My nickname is: Smash ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: owning and operating my own gym ... My game-day superstition is: my grandpa's jersey in my sock ... My favorite part of game day is: Cat Walk and playing the game ... The coolest thing about being at UK is: being a part of the Big Blue Nation.