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Zach Hanson
 Zach Hanson
Offensive GA

Third Season

Alma Mater:
Kansas State '10

A former standout at Kansas State along the offensive line, Zach Hanson is in his third season on the staff and his second as an Offensive Graduate Assistant. In his role, Hanson assists offensive line coach Charlie Dickey and helps run the scout team. Hanson served as an Offensive Quality Control coach in 2012 as he assisted in film breakdown and scouting reports among other duties.

Hanson, who played in 37 games as a Wildcat from 2009-11, earned All-Big 12 Second Team honors from the league's coaches in 2011, while he was an honorable mention pick by the Associated Press and a Second Team Academic All-Big 12 honoree. He started the final 11 games of 2011 at left tackle, helping K-State earn a 10-3 record and an appearance in the AT&T Cotton Bowl. Hanson also started four games in 2010. While as a member of the staff, Hanson has helped the Wildcats to a pair of bowl appearances, including the Big 12 Championship season of 2012.

A native of Linden, Calif., Hanson originally signed with Nevada out of high school but opted to attend Sacramento City College prior to K-State. He obtained a degree in social sciences from Kansas State in 2010 and is currently pursuing a master's degree in sociology.

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