South Dakota State Jackrabbits Football Schedule
The stakes are high in the Missouri Valley Conference this season,
with many teams having a legitimate shot at the title in 2014. The North Dakota State Bison are the current champions after
an undefeated season in 2013. Their neighbors to the south are looking to make a run for it this season and the conference
better look out. After finishing the season 9-5 and a #13 ranking, the Jackrabbits are looking to build off of a very successful
The 2014 season opens up with a bang when the SEC powerhouse Missouri Tigers host the South Dakota State Jackrabbits
at Memorial Stadium in Columbia. The Missouri Tigers fans are extremely spirited and the Jackrabbits will need all the help
they can get when they enter into one of the most intense atmospheres in all of college football. Jackrabbits fans travel
well and the team will definitely need their spirit and support in this one of a kind game day atmosphere.
25, the Jackrabbits welcome the Youngstown State Penguins, who will also be contenders for the title this season. The Penguins
are always a tough matchup for the Jackrabbits, and the road to the top of the table will no doubt go through the Penguins.
The fans at Coughlin-Alumni Stadium in Brookings, South Dakota are always at the top of their game on Saturdays, and they
will need to get their tickets for all of this season's action only at StubHub.
South Dakota State Jackrabbits
The Football Championship Subdivision, formerly Division I-AA, has sent many great players on to the
next level, excelling in the NFL for decades. The South Dakota State Jackrabbits have contributed 33 alumni to the NFL, including
one player, Jim Langer, who is already in the NFL and one, Super Bowl hero kicker Adam Vinatieri, who will join him once his
career has ended. The current South Dakota State Jackrabbits team, who have been led by Head Coach John Stiegelmeier since
1997, are as talented as any they have had. They Jackrabbits reached the second round of theFootball Championship Subdivision
playoffs in 2013 and look to go even further in 2014.
South Dakota State Jackrabbits Football Fan Experience
day in Brookings is a sight to behold, with thousands of Jackrabbits fans clad in blue and yellow, taking over Coughlin-Alumni
Stadium. The energy in the stadium is electric and visiting teams can see how much the Jackrabbits feed off of their fans.
Tailgating is just the start to the festivities of the day, as multiple lots offer space for all of the hot dogs, games of
toss and other pregame rituals. Don't miss out on a single game this year because the #10 ranked team is ready to thrill their
fans on the way to the title in 2014.
South Dakota State Jackrabbits Football Trivia
Which South Dakota
native and South Dakota State Jackrabbit alumni kicked the winning field goal in not one, but two Super Bowls while a member
of the New England Patriots?
Adam Vinatieri, signed as an undrafted free agent by the Patriots in 1996, kicked two last
second field goals to win it all for the team in 2002 and 2004, and also the deciding field goal in the Patriots third Super
Bowl victory in 2005.