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[September 18] Brophy special teams players listed among top three teams in state: https://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/high-school/2020/09/18/special-teams-top-special-team-players-arizona-high-school-football-2020/5825361002/

[August 19, 2020] An incredible story of courage and toughness after adversity becoming a path to football for longtime BCP assistant defensive coordinator Michael Patterson  https://www.azpreps365.com/articles/11928-coach-giving-back-to-game-that-helped-him-cope-with-trauma

[October 26]  Broncos defeat Basha Bears on the road Friday night:  https://www.azpreps365.com/articles/10972-brophy-broncos-outlast-basha-bears-21-6  Andre Eden led the Broncos with 23 carries for 212 yards, two rushing TDs, and four receptions for 28 yards.  https://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/high-school/2019/10/26/arizona-high-school-football-top-performers-week-10/2470601001/

[October 20]  USA Today & MaxPreps feature Broncos' game with Chandler as a top-ten game of the week: https://usatodayhss.com/2019/high-school-football-schedule-top-games-of-week-8/2   https://www.maxpreps.com/video/watch/top-10-games-of-the-week?v=e91ddd11-4553-4a43-acd1-5a06d0ad6bf7  Brophy sophomore Adonis Watt (BCP '22) scores first varsity TD.  https://usatodayhss.com/2019/adonis-watt-blind-touchdown-varsity-debut   YouTube video from Friday Night Fever: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hp0_drIG4Fw[

October 12]  Broncos varsity lost to the #1 ranked Chandler Wolves at Phoenix College Friday night, 0-49.  https://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/high-school/2019/10/11/chandler-obliterates-brophy-prep-for-its-first-loss-of-season/3948490002/  WEBCAST replay:  https://prepspotlight.tv/AIA/sport/Football    

[October 7]  Broncos improve to 7-0 following their first ever win at Hamilton HS, in a 27-14 victory Friday night.  http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/sports/hamilton-plagued-by-penalties-in-loss-to-brophy/article_2aad3c48-e73f-11e9-b02a-c7eb5ffe5c58.html  https://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/high-school/2019/10/04/arizona-high-school-football-week-7-roundup/3877231002/  https://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/high-school/2019/10/05/arizona-high-school-football-what-we-learned-week-7/3879662002/

[September 22]  Broncos varsity reaches 5-0 under first-year head coach Jason Jewel following a Friday night win over the Mesa Mountain View Toros at Phoenix College, 26-3. https://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/high-school/2019/09/21/arizona-high-school-football-what-we-learned-week-5/2401291001/

[August 25] Broncos' 2019 varsity football opens at home under new Head Football Coach Jason Jewell with a 9-6 win against the Liberty Lions, Friday night.  https://www.sports360az.com/2019/08/video-jewell-brophy-outlasts-liberty-in-6a-slugfest/   https://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/high-school/2019/08/24/arizona-high-school-football-what-we-learned-week-1/2107656001/

[Spring 2019]  Brophy generates excitement for the 2019-20 season with the introduction of Jason Jewell as new head football coach.  https://www.sports360az.com/2019/03/jason-jewell-named-brophy-football-coach/  https://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/high-school/2019/03/21/jason-jewell-named-brophy-prep-football-coach/3239727002/  https://www.sports360az.com/2019/03/zone-read-brophy-lands-crown-jewell/  https://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/high-school/2019/07/17/arizona-high-school-football-top-10-coaching-changes-2019-season/1757458001/

[February 2019] After leading the Broncos back to the playoffs with a seven win season, Jon Kitna returned to the Dallas Cowboys as quarterbacks coach.  https://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/high-school/2019/01/30/jon-kitna-not-returning-coach-brophy-prep-football/2727690002/

Adonis is Going National:  https://www.azfamily.com/sports/blindness-won-t-stop-brophy-freshman-running-back-adonis-watt/article_6e4985e0-bc72-11e8-89d8-0f34138105d8.html http://www.foxnews.com/sports/2018/09/19/blind-arizona-high-school-football-player-scores-two-touchdowns.html  https://www.cbsnews.com/news/adonis-watt-brophy-broncos-phoenix-high-school-blind-football-player-inspiration/    https://www.12news.com/article/sports/high-school/freshman-running-back-at-brophy-is-playing-blind/75-584480888

All Earned ... https://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/high-school/2018/09/18/all-earned-brophy-prep-blind-football-player-adonis-watt-scores-2-touchdowns/1350926002/

Bronco sophomores, QB Jalen Kitna (BCP '21) & WR Denzel Burke (BCP '21) named among top performers in Brophy's 63-17 win at Tolleson, Burke for second consecutive week:
Brophy grads J.J. Jansen (BCP '04), Trent Murphy (BCP '09) & Isaiah Oliver (BCP '15) are included among 27 former Arizona high school players now on NFL rosters;  https://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/nfl/2018/09/08/arizonas-nfl-players-asu-sun-devils-arizona-wildcats-high-school-2018-season/1241346002/
[October 25]  The Brophy Broncos (7-3) concluded Premier region and regular season play with a 28-23 victory against the Chandler Basha Bears, celebrating Homecoming & Senior night Friday night at Phoenix College.  Our Broncos have a bye week before entering the AIA Division 6A playoffs Friday, November 2.  Playoff seedings and brackets will be released Saturday morning, October 27. http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/sports/basha-s-playoff-seeding-dealt-blow-in-loss-to-brophy/article_04808e0a-d447-11e8-8e77-5fd14a67b447.html

Thursday night, Brophy JV wins at Basha, 53-7, after the Broncos Freshmen won 48-28 Wednesday night at home.  JV finished the '18 season with a record of 6-1-2.  The 2018 freshmen red team was 6-3 & the white team was 5-0.

[October 20]  Friday at Perry HS John Wrenn Stadium, Broncos, varsity lost to the Pumas 31-3  http://www.azpreps365.com/articles/9373-football-perry-fights-past-brophy-with-strong-2nd-halfThursday, Broncos JV won 40-18 hosting the Perry JV at BSC; Wednesday:  Freshmen split squad games--Bronco White 31, Perry Cardinal 8 at BSC & Bronco Red 35, Perry Navy 52 at Perry HS.

[September 30] Brophy Broncos varsity wins 14-13 at home with its Red Army Friday night against the Hamilton Huskies in their fourteenth meeting since 2005, completing a four-game sweep by freshmen Red & White, JV & varsity, :  https://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/high-school/2018/09/29/week-7-arizona-high-school-football-season-scores-stories/1471519002/http://www.azpreps365.com/articles/9274-brophy-outlasts-hamilton-14-13 & http://www.azpreps365.com/articles/9277-mistakes-doom-hamilton-in-loss-to-brophy.

Broncos Freshmen take a pair at home Wednesday to open Premier region play against the Chandler Hamilton Huskies: Broncos Red game 21-7, followed by the Broncos White game, 20-6; Broncos JV wins big Thursday night at Hamilton, 42-14.

[September 21]  For an inspiring story from AzCentral.com on the days in the lives of Bronco fullback Eric DiMaria (BCP 2018) and his father Michael:  http://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/high-school/2017/09/20/brophy-prep-fullback-dimaria-lifts-his-father-muscular-dystrophy/674002001/

[September 12]  Broncos lost 6-14 at Gilbert Highland Friday night, September 8:   http://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/high-school/2017/09/08/highland-hawks-defense-leads-way-past-brophy-prep/639718001/

[September 5]  Following the Bronco's fourth quarter, two touchdown comeback win at Westview highlighted by a successful two-point conversion for the lead with 25 seconds remaining, Marques White (BCP 2019) was named by AZ Central the Arizona high school football Top Performer.  http://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/high-school/all-usa/2017/08/21/top-performers-arizona-high-school-football/586574001/

[August 26]  Brophy drops game, 21-30, to Desert Ridge on Ray Laing Field at Central HS.  http://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/high-school/2017/08/25/desert-ridge-battles-back-second-half-beat-brophy/603612001/

[August 20, 2017]  Brophy opens its 2017 season with a loss against Pinnacle at Flagstaff, Saturday afternoon, August 19.  This was the Broncos fifth appearance in the A.I.A. Sollenberger Classic beginning in 2007. http://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/high-school/2017/08/19/pinnacle-forces-turnovers-overcomes-own-turnovers-rout-brophy-prep/583831001/ The game was be webcast, with replays available:  http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/azpreps365/86c36eac95

[Nov. 12]  Brophy loses playoff quarter-final game, 33-34, to Red Mountain at Central HS, Thursday night.  http://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/high-school/2016/11/11/red-mountain-brophy-mountain-pointe/93630362/

[Nov. 7]  Noah Pittenger (BCP 2017) was named top performer in the American Family Insurance All-USA Arizona Top-Ten Performers for all divisions of the first round of the state championship playoffs.  http://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/high-school/all-usa/2016/11/07/american-family-insurance-all-usa-arizona-performers-week1-football-state-tournament/93430902/

[Nov. 5]  The fifth seed Broncos delivered a 52-42 first-round home playoff victory against Pinnacle Friday night at Phoenix College.  http://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/high-school/2016/11/05/brophy-advances-win-over-pinnacle/93243410/

[Oct. 1] Broncos varsity opens Premier Region play with first regular season victory against Hamilton, 44-21, at Phoenix College. http://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/high-school/2016/10/01/brophys-defense-forces-6-turnovers-rout-hamilton/91279764/   With two interceptions--one for a TD--and a long fumble recovery, Bronco sophomore safety Marques White (BCP 2019) was named to the American Family Insurance All-USA Arizona top ten performances of the week.  http://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/high-school/all-usa/2016/10/03/american-family-insurance-all-usa-arizona-performers-week/91483240/  More honors: Brophy Head Football Coach Scooter Molander was named week 6 Arizona Cardinals High School Coach of the Week following the Broncos victory against Hamilton. http://www.azcardinals.com/community/programs/hs-coach-of-the-week.html

[Sept. 24] Brophy varsity wins sixth in a row, with a narrow 20-17 victory over Mesa Mountain View.

[September 17]  Varsity wins at Desert Vista, 21-7 Friday night:  Click here: No. 2 Phoenix Brophy remains unbeaten after win over Phoenix Desert Vista Click here: GameNight: Thunder fall to undefeated Brophy - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtra

[September 10] Broncos honor late coach Ray Laing at Central High with a 31-0 win over Highland.  Click here: Brophy coach Scooter Molander talks following their win over Highland Click here: Brophy shuts out Highland, stays unbeaten

[September 3]  Brophy wins home opener at Phoenix College, 35-14, vs. Westview, Friday night.  Click here: Brophy Prep rolls to third straight win

[September 4] With five TDs against Westview, Bronco RB Noah Pittenger (2017) leads top-ten Arizona high school football performance list:  Click here: American Family Insurance All-USA Arizona performers of the week  More honors for the Broncos following the Westview win, as Noah Pittenger (BCP 2017) was named Arizona Cardinals High School Player of the Week.  Click here: azcardinals.com | Cardinals/Wells Fargo High School Player of the Week Program  

Three former Broncos are included on list of 22 Arizona high school quarterbacks currently on college rosters:  Tyler Bruggman (BCP 2013); Brian Woodward (BCP 2014) & Cade Knox (BCP 2016).  Click here: Ex-Arizona high school quarterbacks now in NCAA football programs

Brophy opens 2016 football season with fourth appearance in the Sollenberger Classic:  Click here: Sollenberger opener: Pinnacle-Brophy open football twinbill | AZPreps365

Broncos cheer on one of their own:  Click here: Brophy football takes timeout to watch Devon Allen run in Rio

U.S. Olympian Devon Allen (BCP 2013) in Rio, joined by family and former Bronco teammate Justin Barnes (BCP 2013):  Click here: Family support in Rio for Arizona's Devon Allen | 12NEWS.com

Senior Will Yalam (BCP 2017) working with Bronco varsity football toward sports management career:  Click here: Brophy Prep's William Yalam seeks a scholarship -- as football videographer  

2016 Bronco Football Preseason outlook: Click here: Brophy Prep riding hungry defense as offense develops   For more BCP Football in the News, see tab at right[August 21]  Brophy opened the 2016 regular season with a 31-10 win Saturday afternoon, August 20, against Pinnacle in the AIA Sollenberger Classic series at Coconino High School stadium in Flagstaff. Click here: Brophy capitalizes on multiple Pinnacle turnovers to cruise past the Pioneers - Arizona Hs - Scout   Click here: Bordow: Noah Pittenger flashes for Brophy Prep in Sollenberger Classic  Click here: Football: Brophy dominates Pinnacle, 31-10 | AZPreps365  Webcast replay of Sollenbereger games is available at Azpreps365.com:  Click here: AZPreps365


With 34 carries for 350 yards in the rain at Basha, Ryan Velez (BCP 2016) was named Player of the Week by 24-7 Football Scout.com. Click here: The best performances in Arizona high school football form last week - Arizona Hs - Scout   Ryan established a new Brophy school record for single-game rushing, passing the 1991 record set by Mike Mitchell (BCP 1993).  Mitchell was named to the Arizona Republic's All-Century team.

[November 14]   In a great high school football game called a "classic," the Broncos lost a quarterfinal playoff game at undefeated, #2 seed Mountain Pointe, 31-35, Click here: Bordow: Mountain Pointe-Brophy play a classic  Click here: Mountain Pointe downs Brophy, 35-31  Click here: Brophy falls to Mountain Pointe in quarterfinals | Town of Paradise Valley Independent

[November 7]   Broncos avenge regular season one-point loss to Pinnacle with a 38-37 double overtime win against the Pioneers.  Click here: Brophy Prep hangs on in double-overtime  Link for an on-demand webcast:  Click here: 2015 AIA D-I State Football 1st Rnd: Pinnacle vs. Brophy | AZPreps365

[October 31] With s win Friday night, the Broncos secured a home field, first-round playoff game, Friday night, November 7.  Watch the AIA 2015 football playoffs brackets announcements live from the Mesa, Saturday morning, 9--11AM.  Click here: 2015 AIA Football Bracket Show: Oct. 31, 2015 | AZPreps365The Broncos are seeded seventh, playing the ten seed Pioneers in the first round.  Click here: Obert: Breaking down the high school football brackets 

[October 31]  BCP varsity completes 6-4 regular season with a 49-42 win in OT at Chandler Basha in a rainy Cox7 live telecast and on-demand webcast, Thursday night.   Senior running back Ryan Velez (BCP 2016) led the way with five TDs and a new school record 340 yards rushing on 31 carries.  Click here: Velez's 5 TDs power Brophy to OT win at Basha

October 10]  Varsity overtime 35-38 loss at Hamilton Friday night drops Broncos to 4-3, with three losses by a combined six points.  Click here: Unbeaten Hamilton spoils Brophy's upset bid

[September 26] Broncos drop second in a row on last minute field goals, losing to Desert Ridge 30-28.  Click here: Mesa Desert Ridge pieces together tight win over Phoenix Brophy Prep

[September 19] Broncos' lose 31-32 at Pinnacle Click here: Freshman QB Spencer Rattler leads Pinnacle to comeback win over Brophy PrepClick here: Week 4 Arizona high school football spotlight games 

[September 12]  Broncos varsity wins 22-18 at Red Mountain Friday night:  Click here: Velez guides Brophy Prep to tight victory -- AzPreps365.com Game of the Week, on-demand webcast of the game: Click here: Football: Brophy College Preparatory vs. Red Mountain High School | AZPreps365

[August 30]  Brophy wins 30-12 over Carlsbad, California, in the Brothers In Arms Classic played at Cathedral Catholic HS in San Diego.  Click here: American Family Insurance ALL-USA Arizona performances of Week 1

[August 22] The Broncos win their 2015 season opener, 45-0, at Sandra Day O'Connor, Friday night August 21.  Click here: High school football rewind: Zero Week

 Rising senior Connor Murphy's connection to Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh...Video interview:  http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/eye-on-college-football/25229101/jim-harbaugh-babysat-michigan-prospect-while-recruiting-his-brother32 former Broncos are active on 2014 season college football team rosters (including 14 with FBS teams and six on Pac-12 teams).  Click here: Football factories: High schools producing college talent  

Brophy football--playoff semifinal (November 21):  Brophy football concluded its successful season at 10-4, with a 7-24 loss to Chandler Hamilton in the AIA high school Division I football Arizona State Championship semifinals, at neutral site Chandler High School, Friday night, November 21.  Click here: Hamilton advances to 7th straight title game with win over Brophy  Click here: Hamilton defense fends off Brophy, vaults Huskies to 7th-straight championship game - East Valley Tribune: Varsity

Beginning in 1972 through this season, the Broncos have played in eleven semifinals, advancing to the state championship game six times.  This was the fifth semifinal appearance by the Broncos during Scooter Molander's ten seasons as head football coach.  Click here: Bordow: Brophy playing with confidence in playoffs

The Division 1 big schools football championship playoff bracket:  Click here: 2014 AIA Division I Football State Championship | AIA365.com - Our Students, Our Teams... Our Future; and

The AIA Arizona State Football Championship official program (it's free, high quality and downloadable--rosters, team photo, playoff information, etc.--this is a big PDF file, so be patient while it downloads):  Click here: AIA State Championship Program

Brophy football--playoff quarterfinal (November 14):  Brophy records its ninth consecutive victory with a 21-7 win in an AIA Division 1 playoffs quaterfinal game Friday night at Phoenix College vs. Desert Ridge.  Click here: Phoenix Brophy Prep defeats Mesa Desert Ridge     Click here: Brophy College Prep downs Desert Ridge 21-7 to end Jaguars' season - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtra

Broncos football--playoffs first round (November 7):  Brophy defeated Gilbert Perry, 45-0, in a fisrt round playoff game Friday night at Phoenix College.  Click here: Football shuts out Perry 45-0, advances in playoffs | Brophy Roundup The first-time meeting between the Pumas and Broncos resulted in an eighth consecutive Broncos' win for the 2014 season and 11th straight year the Broncos have advanced to the football championship playoff quarterfinals.  The Broncos, seeded fourth for the 2014 AIA Division 1 football championship playoffs, qualifed for their 12th consecutive playoffs.

[November 6]  Broncos senior Isaiah Oliver under consideration as big school player of the year.  Click here: Arizona high school football players of the year candidates

[October 25]   Broncos varsity moves to 7-3 with a 49-19 win at Mesa Dobson Friday night.  Isaiah Oliver (BCP 2014) was named by AZ Central/Arizona Republic an ALL-USA Arizona Performer for week 9:  Click here: American Family Insurance ALL-USA Arizona Performers of Week 9

[October 22] From AZ Central:  Here is one list of the all-time, top-ten best Bronco players--let's keep in mind, there have been countless great players and leaders take the field for Brophy, and limiting the list to ten is nearly impossible, not to mention, one does not play for individual recognition in the Brophy program.  Therefore, we plan to have some fun this offseason, soliciting everyone's top players by position and decade; until then:  Click here: Brophy Prep's all-time greatest football players 

[October 18]  Brophy moves to 6-3 for the season, with a 17- 9 defeat of Chaparral -- fifth win in a row for the Broncos, another come-from-behind victory, snapping Chaparral's six-game win streak.  Click here: Phoenix Brophy Prep snags win from Scottsdale Chaparral after sloppy start 

[October 10]  Broncos varsity earns its fourth consecutive win, 31-28, over the defending state champions Mountain Pointe at home Friday night. Click here: Phoenix Brophy Prep upsets Phoenix Mountain Pointe with late heroics  Click here: Arizona high school football rewind: Brophy moves on up  Click here: The Redskins Blog | Trent Murphy Sees Little Brother’s Game; Family To See Him Sunday  Click here: Gridiron Arizona

[September 30]   With 325 yards passing on 15/25 completions and four TDs, and 103 yards rushing with one TD, Brophy QB Cade Knox (BCP 2016) was named the Arizona Cardinals High School Player of the Week and led the AZ Central American Family Insurance ALL-USA Arizona Top Performers of the week.  Click here: American Family Insurance ALL-USA Arizona Performers of Week 5

[September 27] Broncos deliver a thrilling homecoming 40-35 win over previously undefeated Desert Ridge, Friday night at Phoenix College.  Click here: Desert Ridge comes up short in 40-35 loss to Brophy - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtra   Click here: QB Cade Knox passes, runs Phoenix Brophy Prep to win over Mesa Desert Ridge

[September 20]  Broncos varsity earns 40-34 victory in double overtime at Mesa Red Mountain, Friday night.    Click here: Special teams leads Brophy to double OT victory

[September 12]  Brophy varsity lost at Centennial, 14-24, Thursday night in a Cox 7 telecast and webcast.  Click here: Peoria Centennial football finds relief with win over Brophy Prep

[Setember 7] Broncos varsity lost to Hamilton, 6-41, Friday night at Phoenix College. Click here: Hamilton dominates in victory over Brophy Prep The Brophy--Hamilton game has been selected for the Great American Rivalry Series presented by the United States Marine Corps.   .Click here: Great American Rivalry Series | iHigh.com - The Global Youth Network 

[August 24]  Brophy loses Sollenberger Classic game to Bishop Gorman in Las Vegas, 0-44. Click here: Bishop Gorman routs Brophy in Sollenberger Classic 

[August 12]  Brophy defense looks to be among top-ten for 2014 season.  Click here: Arizona's top high school football defenses - 2014

[June 2014]  On his retirement, a hearty thank you to John Chambers for his countless contributions to Brophy football.  Click here: Retiring AD Chambers led Brophy sports with a steady hand | AIA365.com - Our Students, Our Teams... Our Future

[November 16]  Brophy concludes season with 24-44 semi-final loss at Desert Ridge.  Click here: Morrison, Desert Ridge break rushing record in win - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtra Click here: Taren Morrison scores 5 touchdowns as Desert Ridge rushes to state mark against Brophy Prep

[November 9]  Broncos win their tenth consecutive playoff first-round game with a 28-14 victory at #5 seed Westview Friday night.  Click here: Brophy 28, Westview 14 - East Valley Tribune: Scoreboard Click here: #12 Brophy pulls upset over previously undefeated #5 Westview - Sports360AZ Click here: Brophy pulls off early upset over Westview

[November 2]  Brophy secures playoff spot with regular season finale win at Desert Vista, 34-7, Friday night.  Click here: Brophy Prep extends season with win over Desert Vista  Click here: Brophy stays alive, knocks Desert Vista out of playoff picture - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtra

[October 25]  Brophy wins final home game, 52-3, over Dobson on Senior Night.  Click here: Brophy 52, Dobson 3 - East Valley Tribune: Scoreboard

[October 18]  Brophy loses first-time meeting with Chaparral, 44-10 (webcast replay available at the Cox7.com).  Click here: Running game leads Chaparral to blowout win over Brophy - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtra  Click here: Chaparral dominant yet again in rout of Brophy#protected

[October 17]  On the road to Scottsdale for a first-time meeting with Chaparral Click here: Chaparral-Brophy Prep football showdown Thursday is a rivalry in the making | Insiders : Brophy Varsity at Chap, 7PM Thursday night for a live Cox 7 TV telecast and Cox7.com webcast game: Click here: Live Stream Player - Cox7 Arizona  

[October 12]  Despite fourth consecutive 100-yard rushing game from sophomore Ryan Velez, Broncos drop road game at top-ranked Mountain Pointe, 31-0.  Click here: Mountain Pointe remains perfect after beating Brophy - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtra    Click here: Wesley Payne, Mountain Pointe roll over Brophy   Click here: Photos: Mountain Pointe vs. Brophy - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtra  

[October 5]  Brophy varsity completes a homecoming sweep, with a 44-6 win over Corona del Sol.  Click here: Brophy offense breaks out to keep Corona winless - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtra 

[September 28]  Desert Ridge wins first time meeting with Broncos, 38-14.  Click here: Morrison brothers run all over Brophy Prep for win   Click here: Desert Ridge pulls away from Brophy - East Valley Tribune: Scoreboard   Click here: Photos: Brophy at Desert Ridge 9/27/2013 - East Valley Tribune: Photos & Video 

[September 22]  Broncos' varsity loses to Red Mountain 12-13 at Phoenix College Friday night.Click here: Fake punt turns game around for Red Mountain in victory over Brophy Prep    Click here: Red Mountain rallies back for 13-12 win against Brophy - East Valley Tribune: Scoreboard         

[September 12]  Brophy outlasted by Centennial at hoe, 13-17.  Click here: Running backs lead Centennial over Brophy   Click here: Brophy Prep QB/FS Brian Woodward suffers broken bone in non-throwing hand | Insiders   Click here: Brophy offense sputters in loss - East Valley Tribune: Scoreboard   

[September 7]  Renewal of the Hamilton rivalry, awarded designation as  an U.S. Marines Grea t American Rivalry Game:     Click here: Hamilton wears down Brophy - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtra   Click here: Top-ranked Hamilton passes Brophy’s test    Click here: Brophy Prep vs. Hamilton - Sept. 6, 2013 - azcentral.com photos 

[September 6] On the Hamlton football rivalry:  Click here: VX Game of the Week: Brophy at Hamilton - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtra   Click here: Chandler Hamilton glad to have Phoenix Brophy back on schedule  

[updated September 1]  More on the Broncos' home opener:  Click here: Phoenix Brophy Prep showed up instead of expected stars 

[August 31]  Led by  tenacious defense and strong running game, Brophy wins its home opener, 13-6, over Desert Mountain.  For stories and video highlights from the game:  http://www.aia365.com/authors/jgarcia/3062/video-highlights-of-brophy-s-win-over-desert-mountain?utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed  Click here: Brophy’s defense seals upset against Desert Mountain  Click here: Brophy defense shuts down Desert Mtn - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtra 

[August 30]  The Broncos and Gators appearred live on the Channel 12 plaza for a 12 News Today 6:40 AM preps segment Friday morning, August 30 -- Click here: #top


Our Broncos and Gators appearred live on the Channel 12 plaza for a 12 News Today preps segment this Friday morning at 6:40 AM --   [August 23]  Broncos' offensive lineman Austin A.T. Hall, an early Stanford commit, has been named  to the Scout.com/24-7Football.com 2013 Preseason  All 24-7 Team.  Click here: Scout.com: 2013 Preseason All 24-7 Team   201

[August 7]  The Broncos squad finishes 2013 football camp with an inspirational visitor:  Click here: Vince Papale, inspiration of ‘Invincible,’ surprises Brophy Prep football players | Insiders 

[November 17]  The Brophy Broncos finish the 2012 season 11-3, following an AIA big school championship semifinal loss to Mountain Pointe, 30-0, at McClintock HS.  For an on-demand webcast of the game from AIA365.com: Click here: Playoff Football: Brophy vs. Mountain Pointe | AIA365.com - Our Students, Our Teams... Our Future     Click here: Mtn. Pointe shuts out depleted Brophy to reach first championship game - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtra    Click here: Mountain Pointe shuts out Brophy Prep to advance to Division I title game   

[November 10; updated Nov. 11]   Brophy wins playoffs quarter-final rematch with Red Mountain, 14-13.  In remarks to the Arizona Republic, the Red Mountain coach cited Brophy's "great home- field adv antage," thanks to our Broncos Red Army.  Click here: Brophy advances to semifinals after close game against Red Mountain : Brophy Roundup   Click here: Gridiron Arizona   Click here: Shorthanded Brophy hangs on its defense to beat Red Mountain - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtra    Click here: Brophy edges Red Mountain for semifinal berth#protected#protected  

For an on-demand webcast of the Red Mountain playoff game, go to AIA365.com: Click here: Playoff Football: Red Mountain @ Brophy | AIA365.com - Our Students, Our Teams... Our Future 

[November 3]  Brophy outscores Chandler, 54-44, for a first-round playoff victory.  Click here: Brophy outlasts Chandler in shootout - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtra   Click here: Brophy's players stand tall at the end, outlast Chandler - Ketch Phrases | AIA365.com - Our Students, Our Teams...   Click here: Phoenix Brophy Prep outlasts Chandler in high-scoring thriller#protected#protected 

[Updated November 2; October 31]  2012 Division 1 football championship predictions from the EV Trib Varsity Xtra and AZ Central/Republic Click here: azcentral.com staff blogs - Richard Obert - Richardobert - Can Brophy and Desert Vista make it to the final?#prote   Click here: Is a soccer player Brophy’s best WR? | Varsity Xtra   Click here: Division I football playoff predictions | Varsity Xtra     Click here: azcentral.com staff blogs - Richard Obert - Richardobert - 10 players who can make a difference in the playoffs   Click here: azcentral.com staff blogs - Richard Obert - Richardobert - Division I football playoffs analysis/predictions 

[October 27]  Bordow, Odegard and Obert on playoff brackets:  Click here: Brackets set: It’s time for playoff picks    Click here: VX Rewind: Let the playoff gauntlet begin - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtra    Click here: azcentral.com staff blogs - Richard Obert - Richardobert - Quick thoughts on football playoff pairings  

[October 27]  Brophy finishes season strong with offensive explosion for Seniors' Night, including link to AZ Central article with Friday Night Fever video highlights Click here: Brophy passing game lights up Pinnacle - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtra    Click here: Tyler Bruggman sets career marks as Brophy romps past Pinnacle --AZ Central#protected#protected  

[October 21]  Richard Obert's update on injured Westwood quarterback:  "Mesa Westwood had a big scare on the last play of the game against top-ranked Brophy Prep with quarterback Mikey Egger going down. He was immoblized. Coach Spencer Stowers said Saturday morning that Egger was doing much better. He called it a minor injury to his neck (strained muscles), but he isn't sure if he will be able to play against Phoenix Mountain Pointe on Friday.  "The Brophy family was first class regarding the incident," Stowers said. "Their medical team, coaching staff, players and parents displayed professionalism, character and sportsmanship. My hat goes off to the Brophy football family." Click here: azcentral.com staff blogs - Richard Obert - Richardobert - Breaking down Week 9 high school football   Click here: azcentral.com staff blogs - Richard Obert - Richardobert - Breaking down Week 9 high school football  

For more on the Westwood game:  Click here: VX Football Roundup 10/19: Finley, Paradise Valley deny Kinsler a passing record - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtr  

Click here: VX Football Roundup 10/19: Finley, Paradise Valley deny Kinsler a passing record - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtr  [October 13]  With a 58-6  Brophy win over rival St. Mary's, the Broncos have captured 11 of 13 meetings this decade. Click here: Brophy routs St. Mary's, continues rivalry dominance - East Valley Tribune: Football   Click here: Brophy capitalizes on St. Mary’s imperfect game#protected 

[October 5] Brophy survives tough test at Westview, maintaining early lead and closing strong for a 35-21 victory.  Click here: Brophy Beats Westview For Fourth Straight Win - Game Previews / Recaps | AIA365.com - Our Students, Our Teams... O    Click here: Brophy Prep survives scare against Westview Click here: Dennard's 3 touchdowns help Brophy hold off Westview - East Valley Tribune: Football 

Click here: Dennard's 3 touchdowns help Brophy hold off Westview - East Valley Tribune: Football  [September 29; updated October 1] Brophy hits its stride with a commanding 54-28 win over top-ranked and previously undefeated Mountain Pointe Friday night at Phoenix College. Click here: Scout.com: Bruggman takes what given in huge victory    Click here: Brophy Prep storms back to knock off Mountain Pointe   Click here: Brophy blasts Mountain Pointe with strong second half - ArizonaSports.com   Click here: azcentral.com staff blogs - Richard Obert - Richardobert - Friday football break down: Rankings shakeup   Click here: Brophy's second-half barrage buries No. 1 Mtn. Pointe - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtra  

[September 15] Brophy dominant in road win at O'Connor:  Click here: Brophy scores on first seven drives in rout of O'Connor 

[September 8]  Brophy loses lead late at home to Red Mountain, 31-33, in down-to-wire finish:  Click here: Red Mountain takes down Brophy with late touchdown pass   Click here: Red Mountain joins title chatter with upset of top-ranked Brophy - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtra 

[ August 27]  For those who track the national polls, playing strong out-of-state opponents earns respect.  Following the game with California powerhouse Santa Margarita telecast live on ESPN2, both teams advanced in the MaxPreps rankings.  Santa Margarita gained the #1 national rank (remaining #1 for California) and Brophy moved up to #41 national and #1 for Arizona.  Click here: Brophy College Prep (Phoenix, AZ) Football Rankings - MaxPreps.com 

[August 27]  With one game to go in a hot, humid August, Brophy is in good shape.  Click here: azcentral.com blogs - Richard Obert - Richardobert - Brophy Prep Survivors 

[August 26]  Playing a special Saturday night game, the two top-ranked teams from California and Arizona met in an ESPN2 nationally telecast game.  Santa Margarita, ranked between #1 and #4 nationally, scored late on the running of QB Johnny Stanton behind a huge offensive line to pull ahead for a 27-14 win over the Broncos at a packed Phoenix College.  Click here: Phoenix Brophy Prep falls short at home against national power    Click here: Santa Margarita too strong for Brophy - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtra   Click here: Scout.com: Coach of prep power impressed w/ future Cougs  

[August 23]  Looking at the showcase game:  Click here: azcentral.com blogs - Richard Obert - Richardobert - Breaking down Brophy-Santa Margarita football matchup 

August 23]  Arizona Republic selects the Broncos for the #1 preseason state football ranking.  Click here: Arizona high school football Division I preseason rankings 

[August 23]  Game one in the books, following a 37-14 win at Mountain Ridge:  Click here: Brophy rolls past Mtn. Ridge, awaits Santa Margarita - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtra    Click here: Scout.com: Brophy Wins Opener    Click here: Phoenix Brophy Prep gets tough test in win against Mountain Ridge  

[August 21]  Click here: azcentral.com blogs - Richard Obert - Richardobert - Santa Margarita coach believes Brophy has edge playing a game 

[August 15] Thoughts on two games in one week:  Click here: azcentral.com blogs - Richard Obert - Richardobert - Brophy may need miracle to go 2-0 in Week 1? 

[August 14]  Brophy "clicking" during its preseason scrimmage with the defending big-school Division 1 state champions from Desert Vista Thursday night, as an overflow parking lot crowd at the Brophy Sports Campus tunes up for high school football Friday nights. Click here: azcentral.com blogs - Richard Obert - Richardobert - Brophy-Desert Vista scrimmage observations 

[August 12]  Brophy tops EV Trib preseason football rankings:  Click here: VX Preseason Football Rankings - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtra 

[August 11]  Brophy is ranked #1 in the state for the MaxPreps Freeman 2012 preseason Arizona Fab 5.  Click here: MaxPreps 2012 Arizona preseason football Fab 5 - MaxPreps News Brophy is ranked preseason #2 Arizona and #49 nationally by MaxPreps Excellent 25 polls, following Desert Vista ar #1 Arizona and #41 nationally.  Click here: Brophy College Prep (Phoenix, AZ) Football Rankings - MaxPreps.com 

[August 8] East Valley Trib Varsity Extra Brophy Broncos' preseason preview:  Click here: VX Football Preview: Brophy Broncos - East Valley Tribune: Eastvalleytribune.com 

[July 8] Brophy listed twice in top ten games to watch for the 2012 season.  Click here: Marking the calendar: 10 football games to watch - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtra 

[June 23] Seniors WR/DB/KR Devon Allen (#2) and QB/H Tyler Bruggman (#3) headline Arizona Repulbic/AZCentral columnist Richard Obert's preseason football list of the top 150 seniors.  Additional senior Broncos recognized are LB Andrew Curtis, LB Robert Relf, OL Charlie Renfree, DL Dominic Riccitelli, RB/DB D'Amani Grayer, LB Connor Martinez, WR/K Clarence Clark, RB/DE Marche Dennard and C Alex RosnerClick here: Arizona's top high school football prospects - 2013 - azcentral.com photos 

[June 28]  Notes on the Broncos' 2012 football schedule:  Click here: azcentral.com blogs - Richard Obert - Richardobert - Brophy Prep's August football crunch  

[June 11] Brophy players Mike Mitchell (BCP 1993) and Devon Allen (BCP 2013) were named to the honorable mention list of the top 30 Arizona high school athletes over the past thirty years.  Click here: azcentral.com blogs - Richard Obert - Richardobert - 30 in 30: Honorable mention 

[April 25] A U.S. Army representative attended Brophy football weights and conditioning Tuesday to extend invitations for QB Tyler Bruggman (BCP 2013) and WR Devon Allen (BCP 2013) to play in the January 2013 U.S. Army All-American Bowl high school all-star game.  The U.S. Army Bowl game is played in San Antonio, Texas, and will be televised by NBC.  Click here: azcentral.com blogs - Richard Obert - Richardobert - Brophy passing duo receive U.S. Army Bowl invitations 

[November 29] Post season look at 2011 teams, teaser for next season.  Click here: azcentral.com blogs - Richard Obert - Richardobert - My final football top 10  Click here: Final VX Power Rankings - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtra 

[November 10]  Season ends at 11-1 when Brophy looses in quarterfinals as clock expires on final drive.  Click here: Basha upsets Brophy with second-half comeback - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtra  Click here: Basha upsets Brophy with second-half comeback - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtra  Click here: Basha upsets Brophy on late field goal 

[November 4]  Brophy completes season sweep against Mountain Pointe, reversing last season playoff ending matchup, with a 28-3 victory at home in the first round of the Division I playoffs.  Click here: Brophy defense, Grayer end Mountain Pointe season - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtra   Click here: Phoenix Brophy manhandles Phoenix Mountain Pointe   Click here: VarsityXtra | Arizona High School Sports | Football - November 4, 2011 - Brophy College Prep  Click here: VarsityXtra | Arizona High School Sports | Football - November 4, 2011 - Brophy College Prep 

[October 28]  Brophy completes the regular season at 10-0 with a solid 52-7 win at Pinnacle.   Click here: Brophy vs. Pinnacle - Oct. 28, 2011 - Photos   Click here: Brophy rolls over Pinnacle    Click here: Brophy blasts Pinnacle to earn No. 2 seed - East Valley Tribune: VarsityXtra   Click here: High School Sports Boxscore: Football 

[October 21] 42-15 win at Mesa Westwood moves Brophy to 9-0 for the season.  Click here: High School Sports Boxscore: Football  Click here: VarsityXtra | Arizona High School Sports | Football - October 21, 2011 - Westwood 

[October 14]  Brophy records its third shut out of the season, 63-0, over St. Mary's.  Click here: Brophy Roundup » Three and Out: Top four storylines from Brophy vs. St. Mary’s   Click here: VarsityXtra | Arizona High School Sports | Football - October 14, 2011 - Brophy College Prep    Click here: Brophy Prep football routs rival St. Mary's  Click here: High School Sports Boxscore: Football  Click here: azcentral.com blogs - Scott Bordow - Brophy, St. Mary's worlds apart in high school football  Click here: Brophy gets little resistance from rival St. Mary's | VarsityXtra - Arizona High School Sports 

[October 6] Last minute 46 yard field goal gives Brophy a 24-21 victory over Westview. Click here: Brophy Roundup » Clutch fourth quarter plays erase struggles in Bronco win    Click here: VarsityXtra | Arizona High School Sports | Football - October 6, 2011 - Brophy College Prep  Click here: Brophy survives wild finish to tip Westview | VarsityXtra - Arizona High School Sports  Click here: Phoenix Brophy dodges Avondale Westview's upset bid 

[September 30] Brophy defeats Mountain Pointe on the road, 31-14.  Click here: Brophy Roundup » Brophy overcomes quick deficit to top Mountain Pointe  Click here: Brophy shakes off early MP run in Broncos' victory | VarsityXtra - Arizona High School Sports  Click here: Brophy overcomes early Mountain Pointe touchdown for big win   Click here: Brophy vs. Mountain Pointe - Sept. 30, 2011 - Photos Click here: High School Sports Boxscore: Football   Click here: VarsityXtra | Arizona High School Sports | Football - September 30, 2011 - Mountain Pointe 

[September 23] Brophy earns an impressive 45-7 win at North Canyon.  Click here: Opening kick return sets stage for Brophy blowout     Click here: High School Sports Boxscore: Football   Click here: VarsityXtra | Arizona High School Sports | Football - September 23, 2011 - North Canyon  Click here: Brophy Roundup » Broncos remain undefeated with rout of North Canyon 

 [September 19]   Brophy moves to #2 ranking in Arizona, #76 nationally by Rivals.  Click here: RivalsHigh Rankings   Click here: Arizona high school football rankings - Week 4   Click here: VX Football Rankings 9/17 | VarsityXtra - Arizona High School Sports 

[Updated September 18] After winning the coin toss by Brophy parent and grandparent Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, Brophy wins 50-0 at home in its first game with Sandra Day O'Connor High School.  Click here: High School Sports Boxscore: Football   Click here: VarsityXtra | Arizona High School Sports | Football - September 16, 2011 - Brophy College Prep  Click here: Brophy Roundup » Broncos obtain 2nd shutout of year against Sandra Day O’ Connor 

[September 10] In a game delayed by lightening for nearly an hour at halftime, Brophy prevailed against former Fiesta region foe, Mesa Red Mountain, 31-13.  Click here: Big plays allow Brophy Prep football to bounce Red Mountain  Click here: Devon Allen leads Brophy over Red Mountain | VarsityXtra - Arizona High School Sports  Click here: Brophy Roundup » Weather doesn’t stop Bronco force against Red Mountain 

[September 3] The September 2 Boulder Creek varsity game was featured in a live Prepzone webcast, now available for on-demand replays at FoxSportsArizona.com at Fox Sports Arizona (select PrepZone).  Articles about the Brophy win against Boulder Creek:  Click here: Offense carries Brophy football past Boulder Creek   Click here: Brophy holds off Boulder Creek | VarsityXtra - Arizona High School Sports  http://arizonavarsity.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1260029  Click here: High School Sports Boxscore: Football 

[August 27] Feature stories on the Brophy victory over Mountain Ridge Friday night, August 26: Click here: Brophy storms past Mountain Ridge | VarsityXtra - Arizona High School Sports      Click here: Gridiron Arizona     Click here: azcentral.com blogs - Richard Obert - Richardobert - Friday football wrap    Click here: High School Sports Boxscore: Football 

Brophy's school newspaper, the Roundup, full season preview coverage:  Click here: Brophy Roundup » Season Preview: Brophy football on the mark 

[August 25] The preseason reviews by the Arizona Republic/AZ Central.com are complete, with Brophy ranked #3 in its Division I preseason poll.  Click here: Arizona high school football rankings - Preseason   Brophy (team preview  Click here: 2011 high school football preview: Brophy ) also was designated as a favorite in new Division I, Section 3.  Click here: High school football preview: Division I, Section III (for a preview of all diviisions and sections: Click here: Arizona high school football section previews - 2011)

[August 24] Brophy receives #6 preseason Division I ranking from Scout.com; six of the top-15 Division 1 teams are on the Broncos' 2011 schedule. Matt Cahal (BCP 2012) was selected as a DB on the Scout.com 2011 Preseason All 24-7 Division One Team. Click here: Scout.com: 2011 Division-One Preseason Preview  

[August 20] FoxSportsArizona announced that the September 2d Brophy home game against Anthem Boulder Creek will be webcast live from Phoenix College on FoxSportsArizona.com. 

Brophy is scheduled for two Fox Sports Arizona telecasts during the 2011 high school football season, October 6 with Westview and the October 14 St. Mary's rivalry game, both home games. Click here: Fox Sports Arizona Football TV Schedule 2011 | VarsityXtra - Arizona High School Sports 

[August 12] Check out the East Valley Tribune Varsity Xtra season preview for Brophy football; EVT Varsity Xtra ranks the Broncos #3 in its Division I preseason high school football poll.  Click here: VX Football Preview: Brophy | VarsityXtra - Arizona High School Sports    

Click here: VX Preseason Football Rankings | VarsityXtra - Arizona High School Sports 

[August 12]  Former Brophy coach and parent of Broncos Nic (BCP 2008) and Jack (BCP 2013), Gene Nudo, was selected for the Arena Football League Hall of Fame.  Coach Nudo, now president and GM of the Chicago Rush, joins an impressive group, including Valley favorite Kurt Warner, in the HOF class for induction in 2012.  Look for a feature story on the Home Page soon.  Click here: Hunkie Cooper, Kurt Warner elected to AFL Hall of Fame 

[August 10] A list of the top ten Arizona high school football dynasties over the past five seasons compiled by MaxPreps.com using computer rankings has been published on Arizona Central. At number 7, Brophy was 38-15 over the period. The records reveal that the Broncos played the strongest schedule in the top ten based on opponent winning percentage (.6220), not to mention Brophy is one of three of the top ten teams from the big school division (the old 5A-1 conference, now Division I).  Click here: azcentral.com blogs - Richard Obert - Richardobert - Top 10 Arizona football dynasties

[August 22] Brophy quartet among the top ten returning Arizona high school position players highlighted by the Arizona Republic: quarterback Tyler Bruggman (BCP 2013) is ranked fifth among the elite group, the top underclassman QB; Marche Dennard (BCP 2013) is selected in the top ten returning running backs; Devon Allen (BCP 2013) is listed in the top ten returning wide receivers, at #4 the only underclassman on the WR list; and Robert Relf (BCP 2013) recognized among the top ten at linebacker. Two Broncos were named top ten players to watch this season by the East Valley Tri  b Varsity Xtra: Devon Allen, offense, and Robert Relf, defense. Meanwhile, the Arizona Republic included Frederick Gammage (BCP 2012) among the top 100 seniors from the class of 2012.  Relf was also named as one of three juniors to watch.

Click here: Arizona high school football: Top 10 quarterbacks for 2011 

Click here: Ten offensive players to watch | VarsityXtra - Arizona High School Sports

Click here: Ten defensive players to watch | VarsityXtra - Arizona High School Sports

Click here: Arizona high school football: Top 10 running backs for 2011



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