June 15, 2012
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Payson High School head football coach Graham Ellison resigned yesterday, June 28, citing only “health reasons” for stepping down. Ellison was named coach on June 9 replacing Byron Quinlan who left after two years to take a counseling position at a small school in Montana.
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A man with small-town roots has been tapped as the new Payson High School football coach to replace Byron Quinlan who resigned last month. Graham Ellison, who grew up in Marana and then returned there to teach and coach, was officially named football coach at a June 9 school board meeting.