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57  Zach Myers
Zach Myers

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Miamisburg, Ohio

High School:
Miamisburg

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 287

Position:
Center

Experience:
Sq


01/31/2014

59 Wildcats on 2013 Fall Sports SEC Academic Honor Roll

UK's 59 honorees is second most among the 14 SEC programs

Had a productive offseason, adding about 15 pounds of additional strength which will help him hold his own against the huge defensive tackles of the Southeastern Conference ... Smart player who has done a good job picking up the offensive system ... Fiery competitor and son of a former Wildcat lineman.

2013 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in two games, including a start vs. WKU.
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 ... Plans to major in communication.
Community Cats: Helped with the Big Blue U Move-In (2012) ... Volunteer at UK Children's Hospital "Breakfast With Santa" (2013) ... Participated in events with God's Pantry and Northern Elementary School (2014) ... Visited patients at UK Children's Hospital and Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Center (2014).
Zach Says ... My nickname is: Butch ... If I could trade places with any athlete, it would be: Phil Mickelson ... My game-day superstition is: my grandpa's jersey in my sock ... My favorite part of game day is: running out of the tunnel/playing the game ... The coolest thing about being at UK is: being a part of the Big Blue Nation.

2014 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium