Ed Doherty Medal Winner: Christian Johnson

Ed Doherty Medal Winner: Christian Johnson
Posted on 2019/11/20
Ed Doherty Medal Winner: Christian Johnson


The Ed Doherty Award is given to the #1 Football Player in Arizona as determined by the Grand Canyon State Gridiron Club. Christian Johnson was chosen as a nominee for that honor and was awarded a medallion today in front of a group of his teammates and Coach Ed Cook. Christian will be honored as a nominee and the top award given at an awards luncheon on December 14th. Congratulations Christian Johnson!

Stats for 2019:

Carries – 254                                                              TD’s - 23

Yards- 1693                                                                 Points - 138

Average - 6.7

Yards per game - 153.9

TDs - 21

Receptions – 16                                                          KOR - 7

Yards – 187                                                                 Yards - 139

Average - 11.7                                                            Average – 19.9

Yards per game - 17

TDs - 2

 About the Ed Doherty Award

For 32 years, the Ed Doherty Award has been 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 by the Grand Canyon State Gridiron Club. The Ed Doherty Award recognizes the player whose performance best exhibits the pursuit of excellence with integrity. The winner of the 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.

christian Johnson    medal
team with C. Johnson