About The Grand Canyon State Gridiron Club

Steward of the Ed Doherty Award

Ed Doherty Award

The Ed Doherty Award is the State of Arizona’s highest individual high school football honor and is awarded annually to the state’s most outstanding high school football player. The Ed Doherty Award recognizes the player whose performance best exhibits the pursuit of excellence with integrity. The winner of the Ed Doherty Award epitomizes great ability combined with diligence, perseverance, and hard work. In addition to on-field performance, the Ed Doherty Award recognizes the well-rounded accomplishments of community involvement, school pride, and academics.