Highland Park High School retired the number of alum Matthew Stafford Friday night.
The Super Bowl-winning quarterback was lowered.
"I simply need to say this is a mind-blowing night for myself, my family, ideally for every one of the folks I played with," Stafford said.
It was a stuffed arena for the function to resign the Highland Park Scots #7 pullover.
In 2005, he drove the group to a state title and a 15-0 record.
During his thirteenth season in the NFL, he recently won his most memorable Super Bowl with the Los Angeles Rams.
Stafford said he's occupied during football season and hasn't had the option to return to Highland Park to watch the Scots. Yet, the Rams played Buffalo Thursday night, so an off-day Friday implied an excellent night for himself and his loved ones.
"In any event, driving up here this evening to come to do this, watching everyone sort of stroll to the game, the folks out there heating up before the game, just brought back a ton of recollections, and it was a good time so that my family might see that as well," Stafford said. "My better half, my four young ladies, gracious, this is where daddy played football when he was a youngster what not, so it's loads of tomfoolery."
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