• Two-sport athlete at Opelika High School – football and track & field
  • Opelika-Auburn News’ 2016 Defensive Player of the Year
  • Two-time all-state and all-area selection
  • Registered 317 career tackles with 11 sacks
  • Totaled 167 tackles, seven sacks, one interception and one forced fumble in 2016
  • Broke the 6A state championship record for total tackles (18)

Torbush on Yancey…

Zack is an exceptional student-athlete with great leadership skills. He shows great strength, leverage and quickness. He plays extremely hard and is very explosive on contact. He has the skills to be an outstanding college linebacker.