Northwest Bearcat Football 2017

Pictured: Northwest quarterback Zach Martin attempts a pass against Emporia State on Thursday, August 31, 2017. The Bearcats won 34-0. 

(Lincoln) -- Former Northwest Missouri State and Iowa Western quarterback Zach Martin is joining the Nebraska football staff.

Martin tweeted on Sunday he will be joining the staff as a graduate assistant, working with the tight ends. 

Martin played quarterback at Iowa Western and Northwest Missouri State after a prep career playing under his father, Larry - the head coach at Omaha North.