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Milford Alum Zach Strief To Be Inducted Into Northwestern University Hall of Fame

Posted on: September 13, 2018

Distinguished Milford High School alum Zach Strief will be honored for his college football success when he is inducted into the Northwestern University Athletics Hall of Fame this weekend. Strief, a member of Milford’s Class of 2001, is also a member of the Milford Athletics Boosters Club Hall of Fame.


Following graduation from Milford, Strief moved on to Evanston, Ill. where he went on to earn All-Big Ten honors three times as well as a first team All-America honor in 2005. For his impressive career, Strief started 41 career games along the Wildcats’ offensive line.


After his collegiate career, Strief played for the New Orleans Saints from 2006-18, earning a Super Bowl ring in 2009. He retired this past off-season.


At Milford, Strief was a three-time first team all-conference performer and a second team All-Ohio selection in 2000. His number 63 was retired in 2009, the same year he was elected to the MABC Hall of Fame.


Click here to read more about Strief’s induction, including a video. The Northwestern Class of 2018 will be inducted on Friday night and recognized at the game vs. Akron on Saturday.