|Hometown:||Staten Island, N.Y.|
|High School:||Monsignor Farrell H.S.|
|Major:||Enrolled at Columbia College|
Did not see any game action as a freshman … Contributed on the defensive line.
A 2016 graduate of Monsignor Farrell High School on Staten Island, N.Y., where he played three years of varsity football for head coach Anthony Garofalo … Class 2A All-State Team member … First Team All-City offensive lineman selection by MSG Varsity … An All-New York Metro selection … Named an All-Area All-Star by the Staten Island Advance on defense … Earned the Sal Somma Award as the top Staten Island Lineman award … Earned the Joe Thomas Memorial Award as the CHSFL Class 3A Division top lineman … Split time between the offensive and defensive lines … Recorded 10 sacks his senior season, adding nine additional tackles for loss … Paved the way for running back Stephen Viegas, who had 194 carries for 1,376 yards and 13 rushing touchdowns … Led the Lions to a 5-4 overall record as a senior … National Honor Society member … Member of the National Society of High School Scholars.
Born Zachary O'Neill on April 18, 1998 … Son of Eric and Christine O'Neill … Has a brother Eric … Has completed charity work with veterans and the Bread of Life food drive for the homeless … Also has served as a youth coach … Enrolled at Columbia College.