Joe Doran is shown making one of his six solo tackles in the Rams’ game versus Carroll. He also had 10 tackle assists in that game. Doran’s aggressiveness and passion for the game earned him a berth on the 3A second all-state team.

Joe Doran named to 3A all-state team


Ram leading tackler and punter Joe Doran was one of four linebackers named to the Iowa Newspaper Association’s Class 3A second all-state team. Doran led Greene County’s team in tackles every game and finished the 10 game season with 44 solo tackles and 94 tackle assists. The senior punted 1684 yards on 49 attempts for a 34.4 yard average, and had one 70 yard punt. Although Doran usually played linebacker, he was willing to go in wherever he was needed. In one game, he replaced an injured player and scored a touchdown from a few yards out. Joe was named Greene County football team’s MVP and received all-district honors as well.

INA 3A first all-state team

Receivers: T.J. Hockenson, Chariton, Luke Greenslade, Norwalk, and Jacob Sloss, ADM.

Offensive Linemen:  Tommy Peterson, Washington, Tim Otting, Cedar Rapids Xavier, Logan Linderbaum, Solon, Luke Oja, Carlisle, and Colin Brown, West Delaware

Offensive backs : Alex Nielsen, Creston, Matt George, Sergeant Bluff-Luton, Grant Petersen, Bondurant- Farrar, Tony Tobin, Sioux City Heelan

Kicker: Seth Johnson, Pella. Utility: Addison Ross, Carroll.

Defensive Linemen: Joe Kayl, Heelan, Jacob Sandoz, Sergeant Bluff-Luton, Drew Wagner, Clear Creek Amana, Garret Jansen, Pella.

Linebackers: Tyler Smith, Heelan, Brady Ross, Humboldt, Daryn Sebelins, Washinton, Seth Maitlin, Creston.

Defensive backs: Noah Clayberg, Pella, Will Whiton, Perry, Jake Hovden, Decorah,

Punter: Grant Sherman, Saydel. Utility Austin Kloewer, Dallas Center-Grimes.  

INA 3A second all-state team

Receivers: Tucker Spears, Heelan, Eli Cleveland, Carroll, Tyler Borchers, LeMars.

Offensive Linemen: Garrett Gibson, Dallas Center-Grimes, Connor Lindaman, Davenport Assumption, Conor Meislahn Bondurant-Farrar, Brandon Bahlman, Waverly-Shell Rock, Jordan Thompson, Creston.

Backs: Brent Lammers, West Delaware, Coy Roussell West Delaware, Brandon Kramer, Solon, Chase Schiltz, Creston.

Kicker: Conner Pals, Creston.

Defensive Linemen: Mike Maher, Cedar Rapids Xavier, Jacob Protzman, Dallas Center-Grimes, Gavin Dinsdale, Webster City, Brett Bowers, Independence,

Linebackers: Matt Baur, Winterset, Ben Wellendorf, Carroll, Kyle Van Ginkel, Boyden-Hull/ Rock Valley, Joe Doran, Greene County.

Defensive Backs: Will Warner, Pella, Tanner Dunkin, Knoxville, Jaxon Heinz, Humboldt, James Grell, Central Clinton DeWitt.

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