Football Alumni

The following images capture a short look back at former FHHS Football Players who competed at the collegiate level, or were just enjoying a special Falcon Moment.  This page is a work in progress.  If you would like to supply an image for this page, please send the image, date, and brief related information to Steve Wapon at srwapon@msn.com 

Matt Brecher (Class of 2000)
Matt Brecher (Class of 2000)

Matt walked on to the Arizona State Football team and was a part of the 2002 Holiday Bowl team which included fellow DE Terrell Suggs. At FHHS Matt was a star TE/DE. He was named 2nd Team All-State TE as a Junior and 1st Team as a senior.

Todd Hadley (Class of 2002)
Todd Hadley (Class of 2002)

2004- Air Force Academy, Todd was the first Falcon to play Division 1 football right out of high school. During his time at FH he was named to the All-Arizona Team which was comprised of the best 22 players regardless of school size.

Jason Trulson (Class of 2003)
Jason Trulson (Class of 2003)

2007 Arizona State University- Wrestling- Trulson completed his senior season with a 26-8 record and was 1 victory shy of attaining his first All-American honor. Trulson competed with a torn ACL and placed 2nd in the Pac-10 Championships one year after finishing 3rd. In football at FHHS, as a senior, was 1st team all-conference twice (strong safety and punter), All-State: 1st team punter and honorable mention strong safety.

Brandon Fairfield (Class of 2005)
Brandon Fairfield (Class of 2005)

Quarter-back - New Mexico Highlands University - October 10, 2008

Alex Groh (Class of 2006)
Alex Groh (Class of 2006)

Occidental College - three time, first-team All-American Punter - 2007, 2008, 2009.

Dan Prusinski (Class of 2005)
Dan Prusinski (Class of 2005)

RB-LB University of Northwestern, St. Paul, MN - October 10, 2008

Connor Ruppert (Class of 2009)
Connor Ruppert (Class of 2009)

2012- (#58) Dakota State University- Connor earned a college scholarship after a stellar career at FHHS. He was a 3 year starter and earned All State Honors as a senior.

Connor Brinton (Class of 2010)
Connor Brinton (Class of 2010)

Defensive Back at Mesa Community College before earning a scholarshp at Eastern New Mexico University. Played in all 10 games as a junior and made 46 total tackles, with 24 solo stops. Had a season-best nine tackles against Texas A&M-Commerce, to help Eastern clinch the Lone Star Conference title.

Jordan Henslin(11) Bryce Scannell(4)
Jordan Henslin(11) Bryce Scannell(4)

(Class of 2010) Both players were a part of the back to back Region Championship teams of 2008 & 2009. They went on to play football at the University of Mary in Bismark, SD in 2010.

Jim Fairfield
Jim Fairfield

Coach Fairfield is honored as AZ Cardinals Coach of the Week - November 3, 2011. He coached at FHHS from 1993-2014 notching 129 victories and 3 Region Championships.

Tyler Bode (Class of 2011)
Tyler Bode (Class of 2011)

2014- Received First Team All-American honors following his sophomore year at Scottsdale Community College before earning a scholarship at Western Illinois University.

Michael DeGroote (Class of 2011)
Michael DeGroote (Class of 2011)

2015- (#49) Northern Arizona University. Michael used his hard work and determination to earn a scholarship after walking on to the Lumberjack football team. He started at Scottsdale Community College and earned All-Academic honors and had highest GPA on 2012 team. High School: Played for Jim Fairfield, was captain during the 2010 season and tied reception record as a tight end. Earned Arizona Republic All-State honors in 2010.

Steven Hubick (Class of 2012)
Steven Hubick (Class of 2012)

2017- (#21)- Alfred State University- Earned 1st team ECAC Division III Honors as a senior. Hubick led his team with 110 tackles on the season. The 110 tackles is a school record and he was the first to reach the 100 tackle plateau, in the four years that Alfred State had competed in Division III of the NCAA. Prior to that he played at Scottsdale Community College.

Andrew Capirchio (Class of 2013)
Andrew Capirchio (Class of 2013)

2017-Andrew played at Scottsdale Community College after high school before earning a scholarship at Concordia University in Saint Paul, MN. As a senior he was a captain, recording 53 tackles, 7 pass deflections, and 1 interception.

Luke McDermott (Class of 2015)
Luke McDermott (Class of 2015)

2017- Switched to WR from QB and had 4 catches this past season as a junior. In high school he was a consensus first team All-State selection as a junior, completing 192 of 292 passes for 2,630 yards and 26 touchdown.

Austin Lloyd (Class of 2018)
Austin Lloyd (Class of 2018)

2018- as a freshman, he was named to the 2nd team at offensive line. Lloyd started the final 6 games of the season and helped the Spirit to a 5-1 record in those starts. In his starts, OUAZ averaged 570.3 yards per game and twice went above 600 yards in a game.

Collin Robbins (Class of 2019)
Collin Robbins (Class of 2019)

2019 Season- Collin red-shirted this past season at Northern Arizona University, sitting behind the top FCS kicker in the nation. In his 2 years at FHHS, Collin was a true weapon as a kicker (15 FG's, 50 extra points) FG and a Defensive End (16.5 sacks, 32.5 Tackles for a loss).