Posted On: 11/10/19 6:18 AM

2018 was an uncharacteristically poor season for the Totino-Grace Eagles. They ended the season at 2-7 – their worst record in years. Although 2019 didn't end the way Patrick Doran or the rest of the Eagles wanted, the program bounced back in a big way. One of the reasons for the improvement was the versatility of their senior two-way player.
"The team was really committed this year," Doran said. "It didn't end the way we wanted losing to Shakopee, but we were happy with how we turned it around from last year. Going from an eight seed to a one seed was great for us."
Since I have been watching the Eagles, they are most successful when they run the ball and stop the run. They got back to that this year.
"Defensively, I thought we did a great job stopping the run," Doran said. "We only had one game where we allowed a runner over 100 yards. We only gave up about 13 points per game. Offensively, we had a lot of young running backs step up this year."
Doran felt he had his best season in a TG uniform.
"I thought I had

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