Zach York - 2012
JUNIOR (2011): Appeared in eight games, including the first seven of the year... Finished the year with six tackles and a sack... Recorded a sack in the season opener at Samford (9/3)... Made two tackles against Tusculum (9/10) and Western Carolina (9/24)... Started at middle linebacker for the White team in the spring game... Made one stop in the game.
SOPHOMORE (2010): Saw action in Appalachian State game at Paulson Stadium... sacked Blue quarterback for a loss of five yards in 2011 spring game for one of his three tackles in the contest.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2009): Made a solo tackle in the 2010 Blue-White game.
FRESHMAN (2008): Joined the team as a walk-on... redshirted.
PREP: Lettered four years in baseball, three in football... twice named All-Area at Hart County High School... Defensive MVP his senior year... recorded 112 tackles as a senior and 120 during his junior year... played for coach Joby Scroggs.
PERSONAL: No. 1 sports highlight was intercepting Georgia Tech quarterback Josh Nesbitt when they were in high school... his family has been a major influence... most admires Ronnie Royston, "He influenced me the most in football and life."... had an uncle play football at Georgia in the late 1980s... enjoys hunting and fishing... favorite professional team is the New England Patriots... enjoys listening to any country and rock and roll music... son of Kenny York and Carol Fernandez-Jones.
MAJOR: Justice Studies.