2014 American Family Insurance ALL-USA North Dakota Football Team

2014 American Family Insurance ALL-USA North Dakota Football Team


2014 American Family Insurance ALL-USA North Dakota Football Team


For the complete list of American Family Insurance ALL-USA state football teams, click here.

COACH OF THE YEAR: Lou Dobitz, Killdeer
The North Dakota High School Coaches Association Class A Coach of the Year led the Cowboys to the state championship game for the first time in 19 years.


OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: James Johannesson, Fargo South (Fargo)
Johannesson, a University of Minnesota verbal commit, rushed for over 2,000 yards and 33 touchdowns this season. During his prep career, he rushed for a school-record 6,198 yards and recorded a school-record 81 touchdowns.

QB Bryce Meehl (6-1, 160, Sr.), Oakes
RB Anthony Olson (6-0, 180, Sr.), LaMoure-Litchville-Marion (LaMoure)
RB James Johannesson (6-1, 210, Sr.), Fargo South (Fargo)
WR Blaze Irwin (6-5, 200, Sr.), Wahpeton
WR Levi Cudmore (5-9, 145, Sr.), Park River/Fordville-Lankin (Park River)
TE Brayden Lund (6-3, 226, Jr.), Minot
OL Levi Hofer (6-2, 257, So.), Larimore
OL Gunnar Kollman (5-11, 230, Sr.), Fargo Davies (Fargo)
OL Isaac Ripplinger (6-5, 225, Sr.), Beulah
OL Jeff Stith (5-9, 145, Sr.), Cavalier
OL Zachary Mohs (6-1, 265, Sr.), West Fargo


DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Noah Krebs, St. Mary’s Central (Bismarck)
A two-time Class AAA all-state selection, Krebs led the Saints to their second consecutive state championship this season with his stellar play as a tailback on offense and as a linebacker on defense. The two-way player tallied 57 total tackles (42 solo), five sacks and an interception. St. Mary’s Central head coach Dan Smrekar praised Krebs as an exceptional defensive player – very quick, very physical and a great tackler.

DL Seth Kreil (6-0, 220, Sr.), Hazen
DL Brady Bachmeier (5-7, 182, Sr.), Harvey/Wells County (Harvey)
DL Nick Kjera (6-0, 210, Sr.), Shanley (Fargo)
DL Elijah Grady (6-5, 285, Sr.), New Town
LB  Zach Larson (6-0, 190, Sr.), West Fargo
LB Noah Krebs (6-0, 185, Sr.), St. Mary’s Central (Bismarck)
LB Zak Kuntz (6-2, 222, Jr.), Red River (Grand Forks)
DB Ben Twist (6-0, 155, Sr.), Dickinson
DB Dillon Reiner (6-0, 175, Sr.), St. Mary’s Central (Bismarck)
DB Trenton Rohr (5-10, 160), Killdeer
DB Calen Schwabe (6-0, 155, So.), Thompson


K/P Josh Weiler (6-0, 170, Sr.), South (Fargo)


More USA TODAY High School Sports