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 ... Son of Jeffrey and Carolyn Zajac ... Previously played with Jared Allen at Tennessee.