Mountain Pointe senior Izzy Marshall, left, brings down a Marcos de Niza tackler but didn't allow himself to be brought down by a negative start to his life. Ron Sill

Mountain Pointe senior Izzy Marshall was named Linebacker of the Year by the Arizona Chapter of the National Football Foundation Federation.

The award is named after former Arizona State All-American football player Ron Pritchard and Marshall is the first Tempe Union High School student-athlete to win this award.

Marshall is heading to Arizona State University in the fall on a football scholarship.

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