Freshman (2013): Was a starter in all 11 games for the Hatters ... Ranked third on the team in total tackles with 61, including 40 solo stops ... Had a season-high 11 tackles at Butler (10/5) and had 10 stops at Marist (10/26) ... Recorded eight total tackles for loss to tie for third on the team ... Recorded a fumble recovery against Birmingham-Southern (9/21) ... Was credited with eight QB hurries to lead the team and had three pass breakups ... Was named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll.
High School: Went to Tampa Catholic High School … Played safety, running back, and kicker … Member of the 2009 team that won the District and finished as Runner-Up in the state for 2A … Named All-Hillsborough County … His 2011 HSPD NFL 7-on-7 tournament team advanced to the national finals in Cleveland ... Also played soccer and participated in the 100 meter, 200 meter and pole vault in track and field.
Personal: Full name is Zachary Oliver Dyer ... Was born on March 24, 1994, in Tampa ... Parents are Adina and Greg Dyer … Has two brothers, Garrett (23) and Derek (28), and one sister, Mackenzie (18) … Brother, Garrett, played lacrosse at FGCU ... His uncle, Wayne Peace, played football at Florida, and his cousin, Robby Shields, plays minor league baseball in the N.Y. Mets organization … Chose Stetson because of Coach Hughes and his message … Undecided on a major.