2013 South Dakota State Jackrabbits football team

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2013 South Dakota State Jackrabbits football
South Dakota State SD Wordmark.gif
Conference Missouri Valley Football Conference
Ranking
Sports Network #13
FCS Coaches #14
2013 record 9–5 (5–3 MVFC)
Head coach John Stiegelmeier (17th year)
Offensive coordinator Eric Eidsness
Defensive coordinator Clint Brown
Home stadium Coughlin–Alumni Stadium
(Capacity: 15,000)
Seasons
« 2012 2014 »
2013 MVFC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#1 North Dakota St. ^   8 0         15 0  
#13 South Dakota St. ^   5 3         9 5  
#18 Youngstown State   5 3         8 4  
Southern Illinois   5 3         7 5  
Missouri State   5 3         5 7  
Illinois State   4 4         5 6  
South Dakota   3 5         4 8  
Northern Iowa   3 5         7 5  
Western Illinois   2 6         4 8  
Indiana State   0 8         1 11  
† – Conference champion
^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2013 South Dakota State Jackrabbits football team represented South Dakota State University in the 2013 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by 16th year head coach John Stiegelmeier and played their home games at Coughlin–Alumni Stadium. They were a member of the Missouri Valley Football Conference. They finished the season 9–5, 5–3 in MVFC play to finish in a four way tie for second place. They received an at-large bid to the FCS playoffs where they defeated Northern Arizona in the first round before losing in the second round to Eastern Washington.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 6:00 PM Butler* #6 Coughlin–Alumni StadiumBrookings, SD Midco SN W 55–14   9,729
September 7 6:00 PM at North Dakota* #6 Alerus CenterGrand Forks, ND W 35–28   10,038
September 14 6:00 PM Southeastern Louisiana* #6 Coughlin–Alumni Stadium • Brookings, SD W 34–26   13,456
September 21 2:30 PM at Nebraska* #6 Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE BTN L 20–59   90,614
September 28 2:00 PM #1 North Dakota State #6 Coughlin–Alumni Stadium • Brookings, SD (Dakota Marker) Midco SN L 0–20   16,498
October 5 2:00 PM Southern Illinois #7 Coughlin–Alumni Stadium • Brookings, SD ESPN3 L 24–27   11,250
October 12 3:00 PM at Western Illinois #13 Hanson FieldMacomb, IL ESPN3 W 38–14   10,232
October 19 1:00 PM at Missouri State #15 Plaster Sports ComplexSpringfield, MO ESPN3 L 21–35   12,321
October 26 2:00 PM #17 Northern Iowa #25 Coughlin–Alumni Stadium • Brookings, SD Midco SN W 37–34 2OT  7,912
November 9 2:00 PM Indiana State #19 Coughlin–Alumni Stadium • Brookings, SD W 29–0   5,317
November 16 1:00 PM at South Dakota #19 DakotaDomeVermillion, SD Midco SN W 27–12   10,845
November 23 1:00 PM at #15 Youngstown State #16 Stambaugh StadiumYoungstown, OH ESPN3 W 42–13   8,973
November 30 7:00 PM at #8 Northern Arizona* #13 Walkup SkydomeFlagstaff, AZ (FCS Playoffs First Round) ESPN3 W 26–7   5,077
December 7 3:00 PM at #3 Eastern Washington* #13 Roos FieldCheney, WA (FCS Playoffs Second Round) ESPN3 L 17–41   6,127
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

[1]

The Dakota Marker matchup against North Dakota State set a new single-game home attendance record (16,498).[2]

Ranking movements[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Final 
Sports Network 6 6 6 6 6 7 13 15 25 19 19 19 16 13 13 
Coaches 7 7 6 6 6 9 18 18 24–T 20 20 19 17 13 14


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Schedule". South Dakota State Athletics. Retrieved September 10, 2013. 
  2. ^ "SDSU Sets Attendance Record During Dakota Marker Game". KSFY (Sioux Falls). September 28, 2013. Retrieved October 29, 2013.