2013 South Dakota State Jackrabbits football team

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2013 South Dakota State Jackrabbits football
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Conference Missouri Valley Football Conference
Ranking
Sports Network No. 13
FCS Coaches No. 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* No. 6 Coughlin–Alumni StadiumBrookings, SD Midco SN W 55–14   9,729
September 7 6:00 PM at North Dakota* No. 6 Alerus CenterGrand Forks, ND W 35–28   10,038
September 14 6:00 PM Southeastern Louisiana* No. 6 Coughlin–Alumni Stadium • Brookings, SD W 34–26   13,456
September 21 2:30 PM at Nebraska* No. 6 Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE BTN L 20–59   90,614
September 28 2:00 PM No. 1 North Dakota State No. 6 Coughlin–Alumni Stadium • Brookings, SD (Dakota Marker) Midco SN L 0–20   16,498
October 5 2:00 PM Southern Illinois No. 7 Coughlin–Alumni Stadium • Brookings, SD ESPN3 L 24–27   11,250
October 12 3:00 PM at Western Illinois No. 13 Hanson FieldMacomb, IL ESPN3 W 38–14   10,232
October 19 1:00 PM at Missouri State No. 15 Plaster Sports ComplexSpringfield, MO ESPN3 L 21–35   12,321
October 26 2:00 PM No. 17 Northern Iowa No. 25 Coughlin–Alumni Stadium • Brookings, SD Midco SN W 37–34 2OT  7,912
November 9 2:00 PM Indiana State No. 19 Coughlin–Alumni Stadium • Brookings, SD W 29–0   5,317
November 16 1:00 PM at South Dakota No. 19 DakotaDomeVermillion, SD Midco SN W 27–12   10,845
November 23 1:00 PM at No. 15 Youngstown State No. 16 Stambaugh StadiumYoungstown, OH ESPN3 W 42–13   8,973
November 30 7:00 PM at No. 8 Northern Arizona* No. 13 Walkup SkydomeFlagstaff, AZ (FCS Playoffs First Round) ESPN3 W 26–7   5,077
December 7 3:00 PM at No. 3 Eastern Washington* No. 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.