Danarious Graham’s 35-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Powell in Deerfield Beach’s 37-0 season-opening win against Northeast was Graham’s first TD toss in three years.
After starting as a freshman at Blanche Ely, Graham did not play footballfor academic reasons the past two years, and then transferred to Deerfield.
Now the Bucks’ starting quarterback, Graham will return to his former school to face his former team Saturday at 7 p.m. While the Bucks come in 1-0, the Tigers are coming off a 41-15 loss at Martin Luther King (Ga.) on Saturday.
Deerfield-Ely and University School vs. Miami Norland at Nova High cap the second week of the regular season for Broward County high school football.
The shortened school week, which features no action on Thursday due to Rosh Hashanah, includes a full slate of gameson Friday.
The schedule includes Boyd Anderson at Cypress Bay. Cypress Bay coach Mark Guandolo will not coach as he serves finishes serving his two-week suspension levied by the Broward County School Board for slapping the side of one of his players’ helmet. Cypress Bay had a bye last week.
Meanwhile, Cardinal Gibbons will play at Everglades, American Heritage faces a second consecutive tough test at homeas it takes on American Heritage-Delray a week after losing to Miami Central and West Broward travels to play Coconut Creek.