The Collegian

Jacks vs. Bobcats: Five players to watch this Saturday

Jacks vs. Bobcats: Five players to watch this Saturday

Trenton Abrego

September 7, 2018


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Taryn Christion, senior, quarterback, South Dakota State The Jacks offense runs through the Sioux Falls native. Christion is able to make a difference against opposing defenses both through the air and on the ground. Christion is the career holder for the schools’ touchdown passes and total offensiv...

The Pride is back with new halftime show

The Pride is back with new halftime show

Miranda Sampson

September 7, 2018


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Sept. 8 isn’t just the season and home opener for the football team, it’s also the Pride of the Dakota’s marching band first game of the season. The Pride has not been seen on the home turf since Dec. 9, 2017, when the Jacks hosted New Hampshire in the FCS playoffs. And the pride is back with a...

Jacks prepare for unusual Montana State offense

Jacks prepare for unusual Montana State offense

Trenton Abrego

September 7, 2018


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It might be one week late, but after 12 plays against Iowa State and a 12-hour day on the road, the South Dakota State Jackrabbits will be back in Brookings to play their season opener. Since the game was canceled, none of the accumulated stats during the game will count for season totals. Aft...

Wieneke left off Vikings’ practice squad

Wieneke left off Vikings’ practice squad

Trenton Abrego

September 3, 2018


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On Monday, the Minnesota Vikings announced their 10-man practice squad for the 2018-19 season, former Jackrabbit standout Jake Wieneke was not one of them. Wieneke signed with the Vikings after going undrafted in the NFL Draft. The Vikings did sign two receivers to the practice squad, Jeff Badet...

Ohnesorge cut from Cowboys, could still make practice squad

Ohnesorge cut from Cowboys, could still make practice squad

Trenton Abrego

September 1, 2018


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Another South Dakota State Jackrabbit didn’t survive the round of 53-man cuts in the National Football League this week. Earlier on Saturday, Sept. 1, the Dallas Cowboys announced they had cut former Jackrabbit center, Jacob Ohnesorge. Despite the cut, Ohnesorge still has a chance to make th...

Vikings cut SDSU standout Wieneke

Vikings cut SDSU standout Wieneke

Trenton Abrego

August 31, 2018


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On Friday, the Vikings announced they had cut 14 players with Jake Wieneke, the Maple Grove, Minnesota native being among those. Before the cuts, the Vikings had 12 wide receivers. They now have nine receivers currently on their roster, but that number will shrink to six, due to roster rules. Th...

Jacks announce 2022 game versus Iowa Hawkeyes

Jacks announce 2022 game versus Iowa Hawkeyes

Trenton Abrego

August 29, 2018


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It was announced on Wednesday, Aug. 29 that the South Dakota State Jackrabbits will be heading to Kinnick Stadium in 2022 to take on the Iowa Hawkeyes. The announcement comes before a weekend where SDSU will head to Ames, Iowa to take on the Iowa State Cyclones. It’s the eighth scheduled game...

Jacks open season against FBS opponent, Iowa State

Jacks open season against FBS opponent, Iowa State

Trenton Abrego

August 29, 2018


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Preseason ranked No. 3, the South Dakota State Jackrabbits, will kick off their season in Ames, Iowa where they will face off against Iowa State, in hopes to reverse fortunes against Football Bowl Championship (FBS) opponents. The Jackrabbits have historically struggled against FBS opponents and own...

Large recruiting classes bump 11 from last year’s football roster

Large recruiting classes bump 11 from last year’s football roster

Lauren Franken

August 22, 2018


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Two weeks after last year’s spring football game, a unique round of cuts left nearly 11 players, four of whom were on scholarship, scrambling to make decisions about their future at SDSU. Juniors Alec Cromer and Patrick Burmeister were two of the 11 cut, and both left South Dakota State in search of...

Football aims for this year’s championship

Football aims for this year’s championship

Trenton Abrego

August 22, 2018


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Coming off of a Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) semifinals and the graduation of two players to the NFL, hopes for South Dakota State’s success are high, according to head coach John Stiegelmeier. In the NCAA FCS preseason poll, the Jacks are ranked third behind North Dakota State and James M...

Iowa brothers join forces on SDSU football squad

Andrew Holtan

August 22, 2018


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Incoming freshmen and transfer students started their first school year at South Dakota State this week, but incoming freshmen and transfers on the SDSU football team have been in Brookings since the beginning of August. Two of them are Brandon and Jaden Snyder. Brandon, a senior graduate transfer, who...

Ohnesorge inks contract with the Dallas Cowboys

Ohnesorge inks contract with the Dallas Cowboys

Trenton Abrego

August 21, 2018


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Jacob Ohnesorge reportedly signed a three-year contract with the Dallas Cowboys according to multiple reports.   Ohnesorge was a key factor in his four years as the South Dakota State center and played in 53 games. He was also a three-time captain and served from 2015-2017 for the Jackrabbits. ...