Stovall redshirted his first season at Nebraska.
Before Nebraska (Bellevue East)
Bellevue East product Zach Stovall is one of five players from the Omaha metro area in Nebraska's 2013 walk-on class. The 5-11, 185-pound Stovall was a standout defensive back for Coach Jerry Lovell at Bellevue East. As a senior, Stovall had 80 tackles, including 39 solo stops, while also recording eight tackles for loss, six sacks and three interceptions. His play as a senior earned him All-Metro honors from the Omaha World-Herald and honorable-mention Class A all-state accolades. Stovall also had football interest from Northwest Missouri State, Missouri Western and Minnesota State, before deciding to walk on.
Stovall is the son of Chris and Maureen Stovall, and was born on March 20, 1995.