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Team: South Dakota State Jackrabbits
League: Division I FCS
Home Games: Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium
Head Coach: John Stiegelmeier
All-Time Greats: Zach Zenner, Jake Wieneke, Josh Ranek
South Dakota State Jackrabbits TicketsThe South Dakota State Jackrabbits competes in the Missouri Valley Football Conference as one of the main perennial contenders in the Football Championship Subdivision. Prior to being in the MVFC, the South Dakota State was a charter member of the defunct Great West Football Conference. The university has always taken its football and other athletics seriously. It features one of the biggest indoor training facilities at the Division I level. Dedication like this comes as no surprise to any fan of the team. The program goes all the way back to 1900, making the South Dakota State Jackrabbits a long-standing and respected name in college football history. The 2019 college season promises to be full of excellent matches already, and fans are eager to get their hands on choice tickets as things start for the Jackrabbits on August 29. Get your South Dakota State tickets at StubHub.
Where can I get South Dakota State Jackrabbits tickets?If you want a way to purchase tickets to any South Dakota State games for the 2019 season without any hassles, your best bet is to look at StubHub. Stubhub.com features ticket information for the Jackrabbits that includes a list of prices, available seats, locations for the games and data on opponents the team faces.
What conference does the South Dakota State Jackrabbits play in?The South Dakota State Jackrabbits has been a part of the Missouri Valley Football Conference since 2007. South Dakota State has a small rivalry with the Coyotes of South Dakota. North Dakota is set to join in 2020. If this happens, it may be the first step in establishing a rivalry between the two conference teams.
Who is the head coach for the South Dakota State Jackrabbits?John Stiegelmeier has held the head coach position at South Dakota State since 1997. He became a Coach of the Year for the 1999 season after finishing it with a record of eight wins to three losses. Many of his years spent with the Jackrabbits have been winning seasons both at home and during conferences. Stiegelmeier has helped the team rack up 158 wins in his time as the head coach.
What was the South Dakota State Jackrabbits’ record last season?The Jackrabbits ended the 2018 football season with a record of 10 home wins against three losses. The team's conference record was six victories to just two losses, and it took second place.
Who are some notable players from the South Dakota State Jackrabbits?James “ ”Jim“ ” Langer played as a middle linebacker for the Jackrabbits during his time at school there. After he graduated, he signed with the Cleveland Browns initially, but he was cut during the training phase. He later played for both the Dolphins and the Vikings. He has the distinction of being one of only four Miami Dolphins to become a Hall of Famer during the first year of eligibility for that category. Many sports enthusiasts consider him one of the greatest centers in professional football.
How big is the home stadium for the South Dakota State Jackrabbits?The Jackrabbits plays its home games at the Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. It is named for one of the primary benefactors who donated funds to its construction. The stadium officially opened in 2016 and can seat a total of 19,340 sports fans. It is primarily a stadium for the university's football team, but it holds concerts as well. The first game was played there just two days after the grand opening. The Jackrabbits scored a victory against the Drake Bulldogs.
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