Zach Connor recently signed with West Liberty University to continue his football career as a linebacker. West Liberty is a Division II school in college football, and they participate in the Mountain East Conference. Connor was offered a scholarship from West Liberty and coaches say he has a good chance of starting freshman year. Connor says he cannot wait to participate at the next level. West Liberty last season went 6-5 and did not make the playoffs, but Connor says that won’t be the case next year. Below are the awards he won over his high school career.
Sophomore year: Honorable Mention Eastern District, Honorable Mention Quad County, Honorable Mention Buckeye 8.
Junior year: First Team Eastern District, First Team Quad County, First Team OVAC, First Team Buckeye 8, WTOV9 Defensive Player of the Year finalist.
Senior year: 3rd Team All State, First Team Ohio Valley Athletic Conference, First Team Quad County, Art Teynor Region 12 Ohio Player of the Year, First Team Eastern District Ohio, WTOV9 Big 22 Player of the Year Finalist and WTOV9 Defensive Player of the Year Finalist, Wheeling Intelligencer Newspaper Captain and First Team All Valley.
“West Liberty is the perfect place for me to continue my football career.” says Connor.