2012 (Sophomore): Appeared in nine games at fullback and on special teams ... returned one kick for 13 yards.
2011 (Freshman): Moved from linebacker to fullback during spring practice ... saw action in four games.
2010: Redshirted the 2010 season ... selected special teams scout team player of the year ... named scout team player of the week following the Northwestern game.
Prep/Personal: Safety and running back for head coach Greg Vaughan at St. Francis High School ... made 234 tackles with 11 interceptions, including a 100-yard TD return, in career ... also rushed 48 times for 432 yards (9.0 average) ... as a senior, earned first team all-state recognition from the Detroit Free Press and Detroit News ... St. Francis claimed back-to-back state championships in 2008 and 2009 after reaching the title game in 2007 ... team posted a 14-0 mark in 2009 ... collected first team all-state from the Detroit News in 2008 ... rated the No. 14 prospect in Michigan and the No. 48 outside linebacker nationally by Scout.com ... three-year football and two-year basketball and track letterwinner ... three-year scholar-athlete also an honor roll student ... parents are Tim and Helen Zakrzewski ... born on Oct. 9, 1991, Matthew James Zakrzewski is a SPEA management major.