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Former Cienega running back Dakota Poe to play for Arizona

Dakota Poe (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

As we reported in February, Cienega standout Dakota Poe was offered a chance to play for the University of Arizona, and the running back accepted an offer to walk-on this past week.

“This means everything to us,” Poe said. “It’s been a life dream to play collegiate football let alone be able to play in my hometown. But I’m just so grateful and blessed to be given this opportunity.”

An All-Southern Arizona All-Star, Poe gained 710 yards in his senior season with 12 rushing touchdowns. He also recorded 42 tackles from the cornerback position.

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Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014 and he was awarded the Ray McNally Award in 2017 and he has been a youth, high school and college coach for over 30 years. His own children have won multiple state high school championships and were named to all-state teams. Competing in hockey, basketball, baseball and track & field in high school, his unique perspective can only be found here and on AZPreps365.com. Andy was named a Local Hero by the Tucson Weekly for 2016. Contact Andy Morales at AMoralesMyTucson@yahoo.com

 

 

 


 

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