Decorah senior football players Dustin Cary, Nick Gossling and Bryce Pierce were three of 44 student athletes from Class 3A to receive academic all-state honors from the Iowa Football Coaches Association.

In order to receive this honor, members of the team must: be a senior starter; have at least a cumulative grade point average of 3.7 or better at the end of their junior year; be involved in extra-curricular activities.

Cary is the son of Lyle and Mary Beth Cary. Gossling is the son of Scott and Stacey Gossling. Pierce is the son of Scott and Lori Pierce.