Zach Strief

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Zach Strief
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Strief in the 2012 NFL season.
No. 64     New Orleans Saints
Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-09-22) September 22, 1983 (age 30)
Place of birth: Cincinnati, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Weight: 320 lb (145 kg)
Career information
High school: Milford (OH)
College: Northwestern
NFL Draft: 2006 / Round: 7 / Pick: 210
Debuted in 2006 for the New Orleans Saints
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 13, 2013
Games played 105
Games started 41
Fumble recoveries 0
Stats at

Zachary David Strief (born September 22, 1983) is an American football offensive tackle for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. He was raised in Milford, Ohio, a Cincinnati suburb,[1] where he played football for Milford High School. As of the 2012 season Strief was named one of the Saints two offensive team captains, alongside quarterback Drew Brees.

College career[edit]

He played college football at Northwestern, where he started in 40 straight games.[1]

Professional career[edit]

New Orleans Saints[edit]

He was drafted by the Saints in the seventh round of the 2006 NFL Draft. After backing up Jon Stinchcomb for five years, in the 2011 season he became the team's starting right tackle[1] and part of the Saints' offensive line that won the Madden Most Valuable Protectors Award as the best offensive line in the NFL.[2] (He also shared in the same award as a backup in 2009.)

Strief re-signed with the Saints on a five year extension during free agency in 2014 [3]

Personal life[edit]

Strief lives in New Orleans.[1] In 2009 he produced a cookbook for charity entitled "When You're the Biggest Guy on the Team![4]


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