Bijan Robinson & Brandon Barrios earn weekly Ed Doherty Recognitions

Bijan Robinson with legendary Marana athlete and official Cleo Robinson and Salpointe head coach Dennis Bene at the Ed Doherty Awards banquet last year. (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

The Grand Canyon State Gridiron Club (GCSGC) announced the recipients of the Week 7 Ed Doherty Award Nomination Medallions. Six players are recognized for outstanding play during their respective games from last Friday: Brandon Barrios (Sr. RB/LB, Ironwood Ridge); Zach Bennett (Jr. RB, Coconino); Cade Bennett (Sr. OL/DL, Notre Dame Prep); Dae Dae Hunter (Sr. RB, Chandler); Andrew Milek (Sr. OL, Brophy Prep) and Bijan Robinson (Sr. RB, Salpointe Catholic)….


Brandon Barrios (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)


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 is the Southern Arizona voting member of the Ed Doherty Award, recognizing the top football player in Arizona, and he was named a Local Hero by the Tucson Weekly for 2016. Andy was named an Honorary Flowing Wells Caballero in 2019. Contact Andy Morales at amoralesmytucson@yahoo.com

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