DICKINSON, ND- Dickinson State football coach Pete Stanton would like to announce the team captains for the 2016 season. The Blue Hawks are coming off of an 8-3 season in which they won the North Star Athletic conference and qualified for the NAIA National play-offs.
Kaler Ray is a 6-5 190 SR QB from Phoenix, Arizona. Kaler has been selected captain for a third straight year. Kaler has been a two year starter at quarterback. Ray is a pre-professional biology major.
Dalton Reid is a 5’11” 180 SR WR from Miles City, MT. Dalton was selected captain for the second year. Dalton has been a two year starter at wide receiver. Reid is a business major.
Drew Johnson is a 6’1” 225 SR LB from West Fargo, ND. This is Drew’s first season as team captain. Drew was an all-conference North Star selection at linebacker in 2015. Johnson is a business ag major.
Noey Tauave is a 6’1” 265 SR DL from Sacramento, CA. This is Noey’s first season as team captain. Noey was an all-conference North Start selection on the defensive line in 2015. Tauave is a communications major.
Coach Pete Stanton stated “We are very pleased to have these four individuals represent our team as captains. They certainly have the respect of our players and staff , and will do what it takes to lead our team. We had several players that received a lot of votes for captains, so that was encouraging as well. I have no doubt these four will do a great job in leading our team in 2016.”
The Blue Hawks begin fall camp on August 9 and have their opening game on August 27 at Miles City, MT against Western Montana.