Tag: South Dakota

2018 College Football Team Previews: South Dakota State Jackrabbits

South Dakota State Jackrabbits Location: Brookings, SD Coach: John Stiegelmeier (148-97) 22nd Season Stadium: Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium (Capacity: 19,340) CSJ Projections: 2nd: Missouri Valley Football Conference 1st: South Dakota 3rd: FCS 63rd: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: SDSU went farther than it has ever went in the FCS playoffs with a semi-final appearance […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: South Dakota Coyotes

South Dakota Coyotes Location: Vermillion, SD Coach: Bob Nielson (12-12 @USD, 198–92–1 overall) 3rd Season Stadium: DakotaDome (Capacity: 10,000) CSJ Projections: 5th: Missouri Valley Football Conference 2nd: South Dakota 26th: FSC 138th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: The Coyotes advanced to their first ever FCS playoff appearance and won its opening round game at Nicholls […]

FCS Week 5 Top Ten Twitter Highlights

Top 10 Twitter Highlights With 1:12 to play and the Lions trailing by three points, wide receiver Ronald Smith caught a pass from quarterback Anders Hill and raced 63 yards down the middle of the field for the game winning touchdown as Columbia defeated Princeton 28-24 Saturday at Powers Field at Princeton Stadium. The victory […]

FCS Week 3 Top Ten Twitter Highlights (Video)

Top 10 Twitter Highlights Senior quarterback Peter Pujals threw five touchdowns passes to four different receivers as the Holy Cross football team posted a 51-26 victory over No. 9 New Hampshire at Fitton Field. The win was the Crusaders’ first over a Top 10 opponent since the 2005 season. The Wildcats opened the scoring at […]

CSJ’s FCS Week 3 Game of the Week, Spotlight, And Fearless Predictions

FCS Game of the Week: No. 10 North Dakota vs. No. 23 South Dakota When most FCS football fans think of North Dakota and South Dakota, they think of Bison and Jackrabbits, but this week, as longtime rivals North Dakota and South Dakota face off at the DakotaDome, it’s all about Fighting Hawks and Coyotes. […]

FCS Week 2 Quick Recap and Highlights

Top 10 Twitter Highlights No. 2-ranked North Dakota State rushed for 375 yards and rolled to a 40-13 victory over No. 6-ranked Eastern Washington in a key non-conference football game Saturday, Sept. 9. Bruce Anderson had 160 yards and one touchdown and Lance Dunn ran for 148 yards and three TDs for the Bison, who […]

2017 Season FCS College Football Picks: Missouri Valley Football Conference

CSJ’s Predicted Order of finish: North Dakota State South Dakota State Youngstown State Illinois State Northern Iowa Western Illinois South Dakota Southern Illinois Missouri State Indiana State   North Dakota State Fearless Prediction: While NDSU’s run at consecutive national titles and 27-consective playoff wins ended after losing in the playoff semi-finals last year against James […]

Ten Breakout Players in the Missouri Valley Football Conference in 2017

The Missouri Valley Football Conference is ranked in most of the recent years polls as the top FCS conference in the country. This year likely will be no different as nine of the ten teams in the conference return their starting quarterbacks. A year ago, however, was the first year in six seasons that the […]

CSJ Missouri Valley Football Conference Power Rankings — Week 10

With two weeks left NDSU right now is really only the obvious selection going to the playoffs. The Bison have the #3 spot in the current Playoff Selection Committee rankings with the single loss to SDSU. Other than that loss, they have a spectacular resume due to their strength of schedule and an impressive FBS […]

CSJ Missouri Valley Football Conference Power Rankings — Week 9

The game of this week in the MVFC is in Fargo with two of the top three schools tied atop of the standings when YSU visits NDSU. Both schools right now look comfortably in the field of 24 playoff field. The winner will have the inside track for at least a share of the conference […]

CSJ Missouri Valley Football Conference Power Rankings — Week 8

The game of this week in the MVFC is in Cedar Falls with the Top 2 Sagarin rankings with NDSU coming to face UNI. UNI with four losses, however, are in a must win mode to stay in the playoff conversation. NDSU, meanwhile, will try to stay in the Top 4 seed conversation. The other […]

Missouri Valley Conference Power Rankings — Week 7

  Here is the College Sports Journal’s Missouri Valley Football Conference Power Rankings for the week of 10/18/2016. (Last week’s ranking in parenthesis. 1. (1) North Dakota State (5-1, 2-1) Last Week: Lost to South Dakota State 19-17 at home This Week: at Western Illinois I know, I know. How can the Bison still be #1? […]

College Sports Journal FCS Players of the Week, Oct. 16

Four players including Devin Hodges from Samford, Mike White from Marist, Ezra Robinson from Tennessee State, and Miles Bergner from South Dakota have been selected as the College Sports Journal All-Stars for the week ending October 16th, 2016 in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision. The honorees are listed here with their achievements and their […]

CSJ Missouri Valley Football Conference Power Rankings — Week 6

Here are the updated power rankings for the Missouri Valley Football Conference for the week ending Oct. 9th. Note last week’s rankings in (parentheses).   1. (1) North Dakota State (5-0, 2-0) Last Week: Win over Missouri State 27-3 on the road This Week: vs. South Dakota State The Bison play SDSU this week in the […]

CSJ Missouri Valley Football Conference Power Rankings – Week 5

  Here are the updated power rankings for the Missouri Valley Football Conference this week ending Oct. 4. The league is very close from top to bottom. In fact, three league games last Saturday ended with large scoring runs by the winning team. North Dakota State trailed Illinois State, 10-7, with 13:06 remaining the second […]

CSJ Missouri Valley Football Conference Power Rankings – Week 4

Much like the Big Sky Conference I did yesterday, I will give my rankings for the Missouri Valley Football Conference with the team, its record, its prior ranking in the week and a summary of what each team did the week before, as well as what each team has coming up. I will do this […]

Big Sky versus Missouri Valley Match-ups Highlight This Week

The two most western conferences and arguably the top two FCS team will highlight this week’s top match-up. In total, this season will see six such Big Sky vs. MVFC matchups. NDSU and UNI both play Eastern Washington, UNI plays Montana, South Dakota state squares off against Cal Poly, Western Illinois will tussle with Northern […]

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2016 Missouri Valley Football Conference Preview

College Sports Journal Missouri Valley Football Conference 2016 Preview By Kent Schmidt Predicted Order of Finish North Dakota State Northern Iowa Illinois State South Dakota State Youngstown State Western Illinois Southern Illinois Indiana State South Dakota Missouri State OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Jake Wieneke, WR, Jr., South Dakota State DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: […]