Douglas High School standout lineman Kody Micke will continue his career at the next level after signing with Dakota State University for football and track.

Micke was a three-year starter at tackle and defensive end for the Bearcats on the gridiron. He was an all-state selection last fall in his senior season and a two-time all-conference pick. After the 2020 season, Micke was named the Lineman of the Year in the 3A East Conference. He’s also been selected to play in the annual Wyoming Shrine Bowl All-Star football game this summer.

Micke helped Douglas to an 8-1 overall record and a 5-0 mark and first-place in the 3A East Conference during the 2020 season. He anchored an offense that 336 yards and 31.9 points per game. Those numbers put the Bearcats third in Class 3A last season. Douglas had the No. 1 ranked defense in 3A and allowed only 155 yards and 11 points per game. At the defensive end position, Micke had 35 tackles and 60 defensive points. He registered one sack and one tackle for loss, plus three pass breakups, and one blocked kick.

Micke was a three-sport letter winner at Douglas High School for three consecutive years. In addition to football, he was a three-time qualifier for the Class 3A state track meet in either the shot put or discus. He also was a three-year varsity letterman for the Bearcats basketball team.

Dakota State University is located in Madison, SD. The Trojans compete at the NAIA level of collegiate athletics and are part of the North Star Conference.

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