Austin Simmons

Confident Austin Simmons In Command Of Coyotes

Senior Enters Second Season As Starting Quarterback

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  The University of South Dakota kicks off year two with Austin Simmons under center two weeks from today when they host Montana. He certainly had big shoes to fill this time last year replacing Walter Payton Award runner up Chris Streveler and, for the most part, Simmons up to the task.  Austin threw for more than 3100…

Simmons Stars In South Dakota’s Season Opening Win

Third Best Passing Game In USD History Leads To 43-28 Win Over Northern Colorado

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  Austin Simmons showed that he was more than capable of filling Chris Streveler’s big shoes. Against Northern Colorado the junior quarterback had the third best passing game in Coyote history, throwing for 462 yards and four touchdowns.  Simmons also ran for 80 yards and a score to lead the 23rd ranked Yotes to a 43-28 win, looking much…

Simmons & South Dakota Bear Down On Northern Colorado

Coyotes Pick Up First Win 43-28

VERMILLION, S.D.—South Dakota quarterback Austin Simmons passed for a career-high 462 yards – the third-highest total in program history – and accounted for five touchdowns in leading the 23rd-ranked Coyotes to a 43-28 win against Northern Colorado Saturday inside the DakotaDome.   It was the 16th consecutive home-opening victory for South Dakota (1-1), which improved to 35-5 in season openers…

Simmons Takes Over at QB for USD

Simmons Takes Over at QB for USD

VERMILLION, SD… The USD football program is coming off one of it’s best season’s to date. One year removed from an FCS playoff victory, now they’re attacking this season with a new leader at quarterback. Austin Simmons, USD Quarterback:”Yeah it’s pretty exciting. It’s been a while in the making, so definitely looking to take advantage of it, and seize the…