|Born:||November 24, 1918|
|Died:||October 14, 1967 (aged 47)|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||213 lb (97 kg)|
|High school:||Wakefield (MI)|
|Player stats at PFR|
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.
- "George Zorich, Northwestern Grid Star, Now In Service". Daily Press (Newport News, VA). August 2, 1942. p. 19 – via Newspapers.com.
- "George Zorich In Bears' Who's Who". Ironwood Daily Globe. November 15, 1945. p. 12 – via Newspapers.com.
- "George Zorich Stats". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 2, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "George Zorich, Ex-Pro Football Player Died". The Wakefield News. October 26, 1967. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.