College football roundup: SDSU faces Southern Illinois in MVF Conference gameThe South Dakota State University football team travels to face Southern Illinois University in a Missouri Valley Football Conference game at 2 p.m. Saturday in Carbondale, Ill.
The South Dakota State University football team travels to face Southern Illinois University in a Missouri Valley Football Conference game at 2 p.m. Saturday in Carbondale, Ill.
The Jackrabbits are ranked No. 21 in the Sports Network media poll and No. 25 in the Football Championships Subdivision coaches’ poll. SDSU (6-2) secured a winning season with a 41-28 victory over Youngstown State last week, giving it its first winning season since 2007.
The series is tied at 2, and the Jackrabbits have won the last two meetings. SIU is 5-4 this season.
SDSU’s Austin Sumner has led the air attack with 115-of-209 passing for 1,382 yards and 10 TDs on the season. Running back Zach Zenner has 193 attempts for 1,462 yards and nine TDs.
Kory Faulkner has led SIU with 158-of-275 passing for 1,611 yards and 10 TDs.
University of South Dakota vs. Youngstown State University, 1 p.m. Saturday in Youngstown, Ohio
The University of South Dakota Coyotes hopes to break its six-game losing skid against Youngstown State University at 1 p.m. Saturday in Youngstown, Ohio.
This is the first meeting between the Missouri Valley Football Conference teams. The Coyotes (1-7) are coming off of a 45-14 loss to Indiana State University. YSU is 4-4 this season.
USD’s Marcus Sims has run the ball for over 100 yards three times this season and has scored four TDs for the Coyotes. Tim Marlette leads defensively with 66 tackles this season.
Kurt Hess has led the YSU offense with 131-of-211 passing for 1,584 yards and 12 TDs this season. Jamaine Cook has 175 carries for 839 yards for 11 TDs.
University of Sioux Falls vs. Minnesota State University-Mankato, 1 p.m. Saturday in Mankato, Minn.
The No. 17-ranked University of Sioux Falls travels to take on No. 6-ranked Minnesota State University-Mankato at 1 p.m. Saturday in Mankato, Minn.
The series is tied at 1 and the Cougars claimed the last meeting 7-6, which was in 1937.
The Mavericks are an undefeated 9-0 this season, while USF is 8-1 overall, losing to Winona state 10-9 on Oct. 6.
Taylor Perkins has led the Cougars with 166-of-290 passing for 2,207 yards and 25 TDs on the season. Wide receivers Jeremiah Oates and Carrington Hanna combined for 22 TDs in nine games.
Quarterback Jon Wolf has led the Maverick offense with 70-of-114 passing for 1,003 yards and eight TDs.
Augustana College vs. Winona State University, 1 p.m. Saturday in Sioux Falls
Augustana College hosts Winona State University in its final home game of the regular season at 1 p.m. Saturday at Kirkeby-Over Stadium in Sioux Falls.
With two games left in the regular season, the Vikings (4-5) must win both if they want a winning season. WSU has a record of 7-1 overall.
Viking quarterback Josh Hanson has led the offense with 202-of-333 passing for 2,500 yards and 27 TDs. Austin Luecke has led defensively with 93 tackles this season.
John Teigland has led WSU with 146-of-254 passing for 2,103 yards and 15 TDs this season.
Northern State University vs. University of Minnesota-Crookston, 1 p.m. Saturday in Aberdeen
The Northern State University Wolves host the University of Minnesota-Crookston in its final home game of the regular season at 1 p.m. Saturday in Aberdeen.
The Wolves are coming off a 65-17 victory over University of Mary to improve to 5-4 on the season. The Golden Eagles are 1-8 overall.
NSU’s Jared Jacobson has led offensively with 161-of286 passing for 2,157 yards and 17 TDs this season.
A.J. Barge has led the UMC offense with 130-of-237 for 1,233 yards and eight TDs.
Black Hills State University vs. Western New Mexico University, noon Saturday in Silver City, N.M.
Black Hills State University hopes to snap its four-game losing streak against Western New Mexico University at noon Saturday in Silver City, N.M.
The Yellow Jackets are 1-7 this season, while the Mustangs are 4-5 overall.
Ward Anderson has led BHSU with 183-of-355 passing for seven TDs this season. He also has 70 carries for 199 yards and six rushing TDs.
Quarterback Mitch Glasmann has led WNMU with 209-of-349 passing for 2,742 yards and 25 TDs.
SD School of Mines and Technology vs. University of Nebraska-Kearney, 2 p.m. Saturday in Rapid City
The SD School of Mines and Technology hosts the University of Nebraska-Kearney at 1 p.m. Saturday in Rapid City.
The Hardrockers are coming off of a 41-27 loss against Fort Hays State University last week and dropped to 2-6 on the season, while the Lopers are 2-7 overall.
SD Mines quarterback Mike Zanutto has led offensively with 109-of-186 passing for 1,093 yards and seven TDs. Jahmel Rover has 109 carries for 650 yards and six TDs on the season.
Aric Kaiser has led the UNK offense with 51-of-91 passing for 426 yards and four TDs.
Presentation College vs. Trinity Bible College, 5 p.m. Saturday in Aberdeen
The Presentation College football team hosts Trinity Bible College in its final game of the season at 5 p.m. Saturday in Aberdeen.
The Saints have lost eight straight games and are 1-8 on the season, while TBC’s record is 3-6 overall.
The Saints have recorded 2,646 total offensive yards but have given up 4,005 yards on the season. Quarterback Stephen Braswell has scored 15 TDs this season.
Dakota State vs. Mayville State University, 3 p.m. Saturday in Madison
The Dakota State University Trojans host Mayville State University in their final game of the regular season at 3 p.m. Saturday in Madison.
The Trojans are coming off of a 35-34 victory against Jamestown College in double overtime. DSU is 2-8 on the season, while MSU is 4-5 overall.
The Trojans had 476 total offensive yards last week and Brandon Large led DSU with 23-of-36 passing for 287 yards last week.