College Football

Woodley Excited for Challenge to Start Another Football Program

Woodley Excited for Challenge to Start Another Football Program

YANKTON, SD… New Mount Marty head football coach Mike Woodley has done this before. And he couldn’t resist the temptation to do it again-start a program from scratch. He won an NAIA National Title at Grand View in 2013 and was going to coach 1 more year and retire. But when the offer to start a football team with the…

Mike Woodley Named Mount Marty’s 1st Football Coach

Mike Woodley Named Mount Marty's 1st Football Coach

YANKTON, S.D – Two months ago Mount Marty College (MMC) announced the addition of football to the school’s growing list of varsity athletic offerings. Today, the College is excited to announce the hiring of the program’s inaugural head coach, Mike Woodley. Coach Woodley, currently the head coach at Grand View University in Des Moines, Iowa, has agreed to take on…

SDSU Football To Get Nationally Televised Kickoff Against Minnesota

Jacks & Gophers Will Open Season August 29th on FS 1

MINNEAPOLIS, MN  —  Kickoff to the 2019 South Dakota State football season is just a hair under three months away, and the Rabbits will get a national TV audience when they face the Golden Gophers. Minnesota announcing that the August 29th opener with SDSU will start at 8 PM from TCF Bank Stadium and be televised nationally on Fox Sports 1. …

Veteran Sioux Falls Team Wraps Up Spring Ball

Spring Game For Cougars

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.– Running back Landon Freeman rushed for 92 yards and two touchdowns to help the University of Sioux Falls Offense edge the USF Defense, 17-12, in the annual spring game on a cool Saturday at Bob Young Field. “I was really pleased with how we performed on both sides of the ball today,” said USF Head Football Coach…

Coyotes Showing Signs Of Growth At The End Of Spring Practice

Final Public Practice & Scrimmage Today

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  Like most of the rest of the residents in their state the University of South Dakota football team has had an odd spring. It’s just that the weather can’t entirely be blamed for that. USD hasn’t been able to go indoors due to the ongoing renovations of the Dakota Dome.  As a result the Coyotes have been…

Quarterback Competition Front And Center At SDSU Spring Football Game

Jackrabbits Wrap Up Spring Practices

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  The Jackrabbit offense rallied for 33 second-half points in the 2019 Spring Game as the blue team pulled off a 47-37 comeback victory over the white squad. Playing in front of a full house with modified rules at the Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex, the Jackrabbit defense built a 25-14 lead at half, but the offense found its rhythm…

SDSU & Dakota State Finalize 2019 Football Schedules

Both Teams Kickoff On Thursday, August 29th

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Though the kickoff of the 2019 college season is a little over four months and, hopefully, a nice warm summer away, pigskin is starting be on the minds of many with spring football underway and several local schools putting the finishing touches on their schedules. South Dakota State in the FCS and Dakota State in the NAIA…

Brown Leaves SDSU for Abilene Christian

Brown Leaves SDSU for Abilene Christian

ABILENE, Texas — The ACU football team has hired Clint Brown as its next defensive coordinator, the school announced on Tuesday. Brown has spent the last ten seasons as an assistant coach, and the last six as defensive coordinator, at South Dakota State, which plays in the Football Championship Subdivision with ACU. In this ten seasons the Jackrabbits made the FCS…

SMSU Signs 37 High School Football Players on National Letter of Intent Day

SMSU Signs 37 High School Football Players on National Letter of Intent Day

MARSHALL, Minn. – Southwest Minnesota State University head football coach Cory Sauter announced the addition of 38 student-athletes to the Mustang program to continue their academic and football careers at SMSU on Wednesday. Today’s announcement came on the first day student-athletes are allowed to sign National Letters of Intent. Sauter said he expects more to sign in the next few…

Augustana Signs 23 on National Letter of Intent Day

Augustana Signs 23 on National Letter of Intent Day

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Augustana head football coach Jerry Olszewski announced the addition of 23 student-athletes to the 2019 signing class. The newest Vikings represent 13 states and feature 12 offensive players, 10 defensive players, and one kicker/punter. All 23 student-athletes have signed national letters of intent, indicating their plans to enroll at Augustana this fall and compete for the Vikings football team. Click here…

Cougars Sign 30 on National Letter of Intent Day

Cougars Sign 30 on National Letter of Intent Day

SIOUX FALLS (Feb. 6, 2019) — The University of Sioux Falls Head Football Coach Jon Anderson announced today that 30 student-athletes have signed to play football with the Cougars and enroll at USF for classes in 2019. The USF class is one that includes a strong influx of area talent along with several standouts from the region and across the…

SDSU Signs 10 on National Letter of Intent Day

SDSU Signs 10 on National Letter of Intent Day

BROOKINGS, SD…The South Dakota State University football team wrapped up its 2019 recruiting class Wednesday with the addition of 10 student-athletes, including a pair of Division I transfers. The list of newcomers joins a group of 23 others who formalized their commitments to the Jackrabbits during the first signing period of the season in December. “Our coaching staff is very…

USD Signs 11 on National Letter of Intent Day

USD Signs 11 on National Letter of Intent Day

VERMILLION, S.D.— South Dakota head football coach Bob Nielson is pleased to announce the signing of four student-athletes to a National Letter of Intent. In addition, Nielson announced that five other high school standouts have accepted an offer of admissions to the University of South Dakota and plan to join the Coyote football program. Nielson also introduced sophomore quarterback Devon…

Northern Signs 40 on National Letter of Intent Day

Northern Signs 40 on National Letter of Intent Day

Aberdeen, S.D. – Northern State University head football coach, Tom Dosch, announced the signing of 40 student-athletes to National Letters of Intent today. The incoming student-athletes hail from eight different states and eight position groups. The large class is just the second in Dosch’s tenure that has reached 40 or more signees following the 44-member class of 2017.   “The…

Dakota State Signs 37 on National Letter of Intent Day

Dakota State Signs 37 on National Letter of Intent Day

MADISON, S.D. – The Dakota State University football head coach Josh Anderson is excited to announce the 37 commitments on National Signing Day Wednesday.  Check below for more information. JUNIOR COLLEGE AND/OR TRANSFER COMMITMENTS Abraham Teka, Cornerback – 5’11 – 178, West Los Angeles College (Calif.) Son of Alem Kebede of Los Angeles, Calif.; Coach Marguet Miller; Majoring in Business…

Dordt Signs 26 on National Letter of Intent Day

Dordt Signs 26 on National Letter of Intent Day

Sioux Center, Iowa…The Dordt football program has announced 26 new commitments by athletes intending to attend Dordt and join the football program. With the addition of these players the Dordt recruiting class now has 55 members.  “About ten months ago our coaches embarked on a mission to bring in this recruiting class. Today is the culmination of that work. We…

Northwestern Signs 44 on National Letter of Intent Day

Northwestern Signs 44 on National Letter of Intent Day

ORANGE CITY, IA…Northwestern College Head Football coach Matt McCarty and his staff announced the commitments from 44  high school standouts on National Signing Day. The largest number of recruits ever announced on Signing Day by Northwestern, this class joins a Red Raider team that finished the 2018 season ranked 12th in the NAIA with a 9-2 record. “We are extremely…

DWU Signs 32 on National Letter of Intent Day

DWU Signs 32 on National Letter of Intent Day

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University football team looks to reload for the future, thanks to the recruiting class of 2019. The Tigers have signed a total of 32 recruits, including 13 from South Dakota, nine from Washington, two from California, two from Wyoming, two from Nebraska and one from Minnesota, Missouri, Texas and New York. “The recruiting class…

USF Alum Kalen DeBoer Reportedly Heading To Indiana

Will Become Hoosiers Offensive Coordinator

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Kalen DeBoer’s rise from NAIA national championship coach at Sioux Falls to coveted assistant coach in the FBS is set to reportedly continue in the Big Ten. Indiana has reportedly hired the USF alum to be their offensive coordinator.  De Boer has been a rising star since leaving USF in 2009.  As OC at Fresno State…