Pittsburg State transfer was impressive in the offseason and finished the spring with 14 carries for 49 yards ... Will provide depth and support at a key position this fall.
Pittsburg State: Spent 2010-11 at Division II Pittsburg (Kan.) State ... Was part of a 6-6 season as a freshman in 2010 for Coach Tim Beck.
High School: Was a standout running back and cornerback for Coach Bret Gosch at Carl Junction (Mo.) High ... Earned Missouri Class 4 all-district selection as a senior in 2009 ... Also was a two-time All-Big Eight Conference honoree (2008-09) as well as a two-time all-district and all-area pick ... Averaged 130 rushing yards and 18 points per game as a senior ... Was a three-year starter and letterman for the Bulldogs ... Also lettered as a sprinter in track as a junior.
Personal: Zachary A. Waranch was born 6/4/92 in Valdosta, Ga. ... Son of Frank and Debbie Waranch of Joplin, Mo. ... Has a brother, Chris ... Plans to major in Kinesiology.