Morningside’s Dolincheck, Ponder lead College Football America Yearbook’s 2020 NAIA Preseason Starting Lineup

Joe Dolincheck

Morningside quarterback Joe Dolincheck and running back AP Ponder lead the 2020 College Football America Yearbook NAIA Preseason Starting Lineup, CFA’s version of an All-America team.

Dolincheck and Ponder fueled Morningside’s ride to a second straight NAIA football championship in 2019. Dolincheck threw for 4,303 yards and 49 touchdown passes in 14 games, while Ponder rushed for 1,884 yards and 23 touchdowns.

Four other programs landed at least two players each on the Starting Lineup:

  • Keiser (2): OL Austin Sherrill, DB Sage Chen-Young.
  • Briar Cliff (2): OL Kory Woodruff, DL Robert Robinson.
  • Southwestern (KS) (2): C Dustin Rivera, LB Grant Torgerson.
  • Grand View (2): DB Dallis Flowers, PK Nathan Hamilton.

Twenty-two programs, in all, had at least one selection to the team.

The NAIA section of the College Football America 2020 Yearbook features 16 pages of content including:

  • National NAIA preview;
  • NAIA preseason Starting Lineup;
  • Update on each NAIA conference;
  • Capsules for every NAIA team, including 2019 results and 2020 schedules;
  • Six color action, coach and stadium photos.

The College Football America 2020 Yearbook features more than 930 college football teams from the United States and Canada in more than 250 striking, full-color pages. That includes every team from the NCAA (FBS, FCS, Division II and Division III), NAIA, NJCAA, CCCAA and U Sports (Canada). It also includes updates on club football, one-year postgraduate prep/sports academies and Mexican college football, along with dozens of action shots and stadium photos taken by the CFA staff.

The print edition is available online via and other major retailers such as Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million.

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2020 College Football America NAIA Starting Lineup


Pos., Name, School, Class

QB Joe Dolincheck, Morningside, Jr.

RB AP Ponder, Morningside, Sr.

RB Ke’Von Johnson, Roosevelt, Jr.

WR DeVon McCoy, Kentucky Christian, Jr.

WR Stevie Williams, Kansas Wesleyan, Sr.

TE Austin Harris, Midland, Jr.

OL Austin Sherrill, Keiser, Jr.

OL Andrew Rupcich, Culver-Stockton, Sr.

OL Donovan Corlew, Concordia (MI), Sr.

OL Kory Woodruff, Briar Cliff, Jr.

C Dustin Rivera, Southwestern (KS), Sr.


Pos., Name, School, Class

DL Robert Robinson, Briar Cliff, Sr.

DL Kumi Sarpong, Cumberlands (KY), Jr.

DL Sage Delong, Eastern Oregon, Sr.

DL Christian Viville, Ottawa (AZ), Jr.

LB DaMarcus Wimbush, Bluefield, Sr.

LB Lane Napier, Concordia (NE), Sr.

LB Grant Torgerson, Southwestern (KS), Sr.

DB Twon Collymore, Sterling, Jr.

DB Sage Chen-Young, Keiser, Jr.

DB Dallis Flowers, Grand View, Sr.

DB Trenton Morrow, Siena Heights, Sr.


Pos., Name, School, Class

P Ben VonGunten, Indiana Wesleyan, Jr.

PK Nathan Hamilton, Grand View, So.

KR Christian Hopkins, Avila, Sr.

PR Izaiah Celestine, Doane, Sr.

AP Jaylen Boyd, Lindsey Wilson, Sr.

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