Kansas City area product Zach Hannon is one of five players
who are expected to begin their Husker careers on the offensive ine. The 6-5,
295-pound Hannon joins the NU program following a standout career at Rockhurst
High School under Coach Tony Severino. Hannon is one of two Kansas City area
recruits in the 2013 class, joining Maliek Collins of Kansas City Center High.
Hannon was a dominant force on the offensive line as a senior, helping
Rockhurst to a 9-3 record and a trip to the third round of the state playoffs.
Hannon did not allow a sack on the season and recorded 34 pancake blocks. For
his efforts as a senior, Hannon earned first-team Class 6A all-state honors in
Missouri and he was a first-team All-Metro pick by the Kansas City Star. Hannon
was also a standout on the line for Rockhurst during his junior season when his
play helped the school to a 10-2 record and a trip to the Class 6A
quarterfinals. Following his senior season, Hannon was chosen to participate in
the Semper Fi All-Star Game in Arizona in January. Hannon is regarded as one of
the top 10 prospects in the state of Missouri and among the top 50 offensive
line prospects in the country. Hannon did not take any official visits beyond
Nebraska, but had offers from Arkansas, Colorado, Missouri, Kansas State,
Kansas, Northwestern, Iowa State and Illinois to name a few. Hannon was born on
Sept. 7, 1994, and he is the son of Timothy and Deborah Hannon.