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George Zorich
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Was American football player
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 24 November 1918
Death 14 October 1967 (aged 48 years)
Star sign SagittariusSagittarius
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Biography

George Zorich (November 24, 1918 – October 14, 1967), was an American football guard.

Zorich was born in 1918 at Wakefield, Michigan, located in the iron region of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. He attended Wakefield High School, graduating in 1937. He played college football at the guard position for Northwestern from 1939 to 1941. He graduated from Northwestern in February 1941 with a degree in history and education. He joined the Army in 1942 after the United States' entry into World War II. He served in the Coast Artillery and attained the rank of second lieutenant.

He played professional football in the National Football League for the Chicago Bears from 1944 to 1945 and in the All-America Football Conference for the Miami Seahawks in 1946 and the Baltimore Colts in 1947. He appeared in 35 professional football games, 17 of them as a starter.

After retiring from football, Zorich worked as an insurance broker in Rensselaer, Indiana. He died in 1967 in Rensselaer.

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https://www.newspapers.com/clip/46000406/george-zorich-northwestern-grid-star/
https://www.newspapers.com/clip/46000653/george-zorich-in-bears-whos-who/
https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/Z/ZoriGe20.htm
https://www.newspapers.com/clip/46000958/george-zorich-ex-pro-football-player/
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