The Collegian

Christion continues to shatter records

Christion continues to shatter records

Trenton Abrego

October 17, 2018


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Each Jackrabbit football game this season, it seems that standout senior quarterback Taryn Christion breaks a record. Against Indiana State, Christion became the all-time leader in passing yards passing Austin Sumner, who played for the Jacks from 2011-14. Christion is also the all-time leader in touchdown passes a...

Running back by committee runs wild

Running back by committee runs wild

Landon Dierks

October 17, 2018


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After relying on the play-making ability and arm talent of quarterback Taryn Christion for the past three seasons, the Jackrabbit running game has seen an increased role in 2018. The talent and depth of the backfield was highlighted during fall camp. High expectations and praises from the coaches ha...

Jackrabbits set for Top-25 battle in Cedar Falls Saturday

Jackrabbits set for Top-25 battle in Cedar Falls Saturday

Trenton Abrego

October 17, 2018


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After a victorious Hobo Day, the South Dakota State Jackrabbits will look for their third-straight Missouri Valley Football Conference win in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Despite rolling over the Penguins, the Jackrabbits suffered what could be considered one of the biggest losses of their season. Isaac Wallace...

Jacks ice Youngstown Penguins on Hobo Day game

Jacks ice Youngstown Penguins on Hobo Day game

Andrew Holtan

October 13, 2018


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South Dakota State quarterback Taryn Christion usually impacts the game with his throwing, but on Saturday he led the Jackrabbits to a 36-7 Hobo Day victory against the Youngstown State Penguins with his legs. Christion had only 78 yards passing but picked up 89 yards on the ground. He also had two...

South Dakota State Football: Hall of Name

South Dakota State Football: Hall of Name

Trenton Abrego

October 9, 2018


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South Dakota State has played 121 seasons of football. Each new team has brought an assortment of new players, and unique names. This year, one name on the roster jumped out compared to the rest: Krockett Krolikowski. That raised the question: is that the most unique name to appear on the South Dakot...

Jacks look to change recent Hobo Day fortunes

Jacks look to change recent Hobo Day fortunes

Landon Dierks

October 9, 2018


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In the 105th installment of the Hobo Day game, South Dakota State will enter this weekend’s contest against Youngstown State with the highest Football Championship Subdivision ranking in program history. The No. 2 Jackrabbits (3-1, 1-1) will host the Penguins (2-3, 1-1) on Hobo Day for the second...

Jacks survive scare from Sycamores

Jacks survive scare from Sycamores

Landon Dierks

October 6, 2018


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Saturday night was a classic example of why Missouri Valley Football Conference coaches preach that there are no easy games once you enter conference play. The No. 3 Jackrabbits closed as 35-point favorites on VegasInsider.com over Indiana State but needed overtime to defeat the visiting Sycamore...

Brown brothers find a home at SDSU

Brown brothers find a home at SDSU

Andrew Holtan

October 3, 2018


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Senior cornerback Jordan Brown has had an excellent career as a member of the South Dakota State football team. In 41 career games, he has 130 tackles, three forced fumbles and seven interceptions. He isn’t the only one from the Brown family who is having a successful career at SDSU. His br...

Jacks look for first conference win at home

Jacks look for first conference win at home

Landon Dierks

October 2, 2018


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After losing to the top-ranked North Dakota State Bison, South Dakota State football looks to bounce back in a home matchup against the Indiana State Sycamores. Since the last meeting in 2015, the Jackrabbits are 26-11 while the Sycamores have struggled at 8-24. But as SDSU head coach John Stiegelm...

Bison top Jackrabbits in Dakota Marker game

Bison top Jackrabbits in Dakota Marker game

Landon Dierks

September 29, 2018


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To much dismay of South Dakota State football fans, the Dakota Marker now belongs to the North Dakota State Bison after the Bison won 21-17. The Fargodome was packed with 18,846 fans excited to watch the 15th annual Dakota Marker game. It featured two of the top three ranked teams in the country and...