Joe Dolincheck Named Back-To-Back National Player of the Year

DURHAM, N.C. – Morningside University (Iowa) Quarterback Joe Dolincheck has been selected as the NAIA Football National Player of the Year, for the second straight season. He conducted a potent offense that went 10-0 in the regular season and was the consensus number one team in the NAIA Coaches’ Top 20 Poll throughout the year.

The Bellevue, Nebraska product backed up his award winning 2021 campaign with a second straight trophy worthy endeavor. Despite missing two games to end the regular season and the First Round contest of the Football Championship Series, Dolincheck threw for 3,185 yards and 37 touchdowns to only four interceptions. He completed 197 of 286 attempts (68.9%) and averaged 11.1 yards per throw and 353.9 yards per game. Factoring in only 47 yards lost due to seven total sacks, he posted a passing efficiency of 202.3.

Earlier this week, Dolincheck was chosen as a NAIA/AFCA First-Team All-American for the second straight year in addition to being named to the 2019 Associated Press Little All-America Team. In November he was named Offensive Player of the Year of the Great Plains Conference in back-to-back seasons.

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