78  Zane Williams
Zane  Williams


Lexington, Ky.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 285

Defensive Tackle



Kentucky Ranks Second on SEC Academic Honor Roll

Sixty-three Wildcats Recognized by the League


59 Wildcats on 2013 Fall Sports SEC Academic Honor Roll

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

* SEC Academic Honor Roll (2013)

Joined the team in 2012 and has two years of practice experience ... Has the size to be a defensive lineman in the SEC and is working to build the strength necessary for the position ... Good student who has earned a place on the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2013 (Redshirt Freshman): Practiced with the team.
2012 (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Named academic all-state all four years at Paul Laurence Dunbar ... Three-year starter for Coach Derrick Thomas ... Career-best game came against Tates Creek where he recorded six tackles and three quarterback sacks ... Senior year stats featured 55 tackles and 10 quarterback sacks ... Played primarily defensive tackle and defensive end for the Bulldogs.
Personal: Born in Lexington, Ky. ... Son of Brian and Kelly Williams ... Father played baseball for the Wildcats ... Major is kinesiology.
Community Cats: Assisted with Big Blue U Move-In, helping students move into their dorms (2012).
Zane Says ... My nickname is: Z. Zaneknow ... I wear uniform number 78 because: my dad wore it also ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: sports anchor ... I couldn't live without my: family ... My favorite part of game day is: running out of the tunnel ... My hidden talent is: drawing.

2015 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium