Cleveland State CC: Led the Cougar pitching staff in several categories ... Named the Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA) Pitcher of the Year, as well as being a first team All-Conference selection ... Was drafted in the 23rd round by the San Francisco Giants in 2013 ... Previously drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 28th round in 2011.
Tennessee: Spent one year with the Vols ... Recorded a 2-2 record in 3.2 innings pitched.
Walker Valley High School: Was drafted with the first pick of the 28th round (842nd overall) by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2011 MLB First-Year Player Draft ... Was ranked by PGCrosschecker as the No. 7 prospect in the state of Tennessee and 391st nationally ... Named to the 2011 Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason Southeast Region All High School Senior second team, the Chattanooga Times Free Press 2011 Best of the Preps second team and the TBCA All-Region 3 team ... Led the Mustangs to a 22-14 record and a District 5-AAA tournament championship as a senior in 2011 after battling through injuries to tally a 3-2 record with three saves ... Also stuck out 63 in just 39.1 innings of work and finished with an ERA just over 1.00.
Personal: Full name is Jeffrey Brandon Zajac ... Born Nov. 19, 1992 in Chattanooga, Tenn. ... Son of Jeffrey and Carolyn Zajac ... Majoring in sports management ... Previously played with Jared Allen at Tennessee.