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SOUTH DAKOTA STATE VS.
WESTERN ILLINOIS • 44TH ANNUAL BEEF BOWL •
OCT. 9, 2010 6 P.M. •
COUGHLIN-ALUMNI STADIUM BROOKINGS, S.D.
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SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
‘RING THE BELLS’ Ring the bells for South Dakota The Yellow and the Blue; Cheer the team from South Dakota With loyal hearts so true; Win the game for South Dakota The school that serves us well; We will fight for South Dakota So let's ring, ring, ring those bells.
‘THE YELLOW AND THE BLUE’ Oh S-D-S-U hurrah for the Yellow and Blue; Old S-D-S-U all honor and glory to you; For ever raise the song in praise both loud and long With loyal hearts so true (so true) Oh loyal hearts and true (and true, so true)
‘The BUM’ “The BUM” is in its 69th year as the official program for South Dakota State University home football and basketball games. It is edited and published by the Jackrabbit Sports Information Service, Jason Hove, director. “The BUM” is printed by the South Dakota State University Printing Lab. “The BUM” is published for each home football game, with the cost of this publication paid for with non-state funds.
STADIUM FACTS Coughlin-Alumni Stadium, named after Jackrabbit Sports Hall of Famer Charles Coughlin (SDSU, 1909) opened Sept. 22, 1962. There have been 30 crowds of 11,000 or more in the history of CoughlinAlumni Stadium, 18 of them for Hobo Day games. The attendance record is 16,345 for the 2007 season finale against North Dakota State game.
ON THE COVER Junior linebacker Mike Lien delivers a hit on Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez in Sept. 25 action in Lincoln, Neb. Photo by Eric Landwehr, South Dakota State University Relations.
On behalf of the Department of Animal and Range Sciences, welcome to the 2010 Beef Bowl! This year is the 44th anniversary of this timeless tradition here at SDSU and we are proud to be a part of it. The Beef Industry in South Dakota is a major part of our state’s economy. It has been estimated that the Beef Industry contributes $3.72 billion to South Dakota’s economy. That is more than 6 percent of the entire economic output of the state. It takes good people to make the Beef Industry what it is and we have many of them right here. There are well over 15,000 beef producers in South Dakota and the quality of the cattle they produce is known throughout the country as being among the best. The Beef Bowl was developed to promote the Beef Industry and to recognize the efforts of those hard-working people who make the industry what it is today. Regardless of whether you prefer cheeseburgers, T-bone steaks, or filet mignon, if you enjoy eating beef, please share a word of thanks with these fine people. The Department of Animal and Range Sciences focuses efforts in three primary areas: teaching, research, and Extension. Student enrollment has continued to grow steadily and we look forward to that trend continuing into the future. We have numerous award-winning teachers in the department and take a great deal of pride in our undergraduate teaching program. Our Beef Leaders’ Program is also in full swing with the first cohort of students in the midst of their second year of the program. These talented young men and women are passionate about agriculture and will be outstanding leaders for the Beef Industry for years to come. Researchers in the department have worked diligently to find answers to the key questions raised by beef producers in the state. Much of the applied research has focused on utilization of alternative feeds like distillers grains, improving reproductive performance of beef females, optimizing grazing systems, and improving beef quality. Our team of Extension specialists and educators continue to develop programs to provide the most current information available to help improve the profitability and sustainability of the beef industry here in South Dakota and across the nation. One of the biggest annual events for the Department of Animal and Range Sciences is the Beef Bowl Barbeque hosted by the faculty, staff, and students from the department. All of the proceeds from the barbeque go to support scholarships for undergraduate students in the Department of Animal and Range Sciences. Hopefully, you had a chance to visit with us prior to the game. If you didn’t get a chance to visit with us this year, we would sure welcome you to stop by next fall and share in a great beef sandwich and some genuine SDSU ice cream. Again, welcome to the Beef Bowl and GO JACKS!
Cody Wright Extension Beef Specialist
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The South Dakota State University football team will be in search of its first victory of the season as it hosts nationally ranked Western Illinois in the 44th Annual Beef Bowl at Coughlin-Alumni Stadium. At 0-4, the Jackrabbits will be attempting to avoid their worst start in program history. No SDSU team has ever started the season 0-5 — the closest being the 1965 squad which went 0-4-1 through its first five games. Western Illinois, meanwhile, has engineered a dramatic turnaround under head coach Mark Hendrickson. Picked to finish eighth in the Missouri Valley Football Conference, the Fighting Leathernecks enter tonight’s game 4-1 overall, including a 2-0 mark in league play, after a 28-16 victory last week at North Dakota State. WIU broke into the national polls this week, checking in at No. 20 in both the Sports Network/Fathead.com media poll and the FCS Coaches rankings. THE SERIES: Tonight’s matchup marks the eighth meeting between Western Illinois and South Dakota State on the gridiron. WIU holds a 4-3 advantage, although the Jackrabbits have won each of the last two meetings. In last year’s contest, which was played Nov. 21 in Macomb, Ill., the Jackrabbits wasted little time in setting the tone by scoring in the opening minute of the game, en route to a 27-7 victory in the regular season finale. On the second play from scrimmage, Kyle Minett broke through the right side of the line for a 39-yard touchdown run. WIU answered to tie the game at 7-all, but the Jackrabbits rattled off the final 20 points. Minett scored his second touchdown of the day with a 1-yard run early in the second quarter, and SDSU took advantage of a blocked punt late in the first half as Thomas O’Brien hooked up with Glen Fox on a 10-yard touchdown pass. Defensively, the Jackrabbits recorded four sacks, including three by All-America defensive end Danny Batten. Minett ended the day with 147 yards on 23 carries as the Jackrabbits sealed a berth in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. HOME-FIELD ADVANTAGE: The South Dakota State University football team has enjoyed a home-field advantage at Coughlin-Alumni Stadium since making the move to the Football Championship Subdivision level. Since joining the FCS ranks at the start of the 2004 season, the Jackrabbits have posted a 25-8 mark at CAS, including a 7-2 record in Missouri Valley Football Conference games. Lights were installed at CAS prior to the 2001 season and SDSU has turned in a 20-6 record in home night games. Overall, SDSU has compiled a 158-99 record in 49 seasons at Coughlin-Alumni Stadium.
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ANDY MINK was credited with a career-high 10 tackles in his first career start at nose tackle, at Northern Iowa on Oct. 2. VERSUS RANKED OPPONENTS: Playing a ranked opponent is nothing new for the Jackrabbit football team, which has taken on some of the nation’s elite Football Championship Subdivision programs since moving up from Division I at the start of the 2004 season. In its seven seasons at the FCS level, SDSU has played 31 games against ranked FCS opponents and compiled a 9-22 overall record. Following is a year-by-year look at games against ranked opponents: 2004
at #13 Cal Poly (L, 7-14), at #24 Montana State (L, 24-27), at #1 Georgia Southern (L, 7-63) at #3 Montana (L, 0-7), #12 Cal Poly (L, 16-24), at #16 Texas State (L,12-42), #19 Georgia Southern (L, 42-55), at #20 North Dakota State (L, 17-41) at #6 Montana (L, 7-36), at #12 Northern Iowa (L, 17-27), at #16 McNeese State (W, 20-17), at #4 Cal Poly (W, 29-28), #16 UC Davis (W, 22-21), at #4 North Dakota State (L, 28-41) at #6 Youngstown State (L, 17-23), #5 Northern Iowa (L, 17-31), #19 Cal Poly (W, 48-35), #1 North Dakota State (W, 29-24) #14 Youngstown State (W, 40-7), #15 Western Illinois (W, 24-22), at #8 Northern Iowa (L, 20-34), #4 McNeese State (L, 44-46 3OT), #3 Cal Poly (L, 28-42), #9 Southern Illinois (L, 35-38), at #24 North Dakota State (W, 25-24) at #17 Cal Poly (L, 14-21), vs. #6 Northern Iowa (W, 24-14), vs. #3 Southern Illinois (L, 15-34), at #1 Montana (L, 48-61) at #16 Delaware (L, 3-26), at #15 Northern Iowa (L, 14-24)
KJERSTAD HONORED: South Dakota State University defensive back Conrad Kjerstad has been selected as a semifinalist for the prestigious William V. Campbell Trophy, which is awarded to a top football scholar-athlete by the National Football Foundation. Nominees must be a senior or graduate student in their final year of eligibility, have a GPA of at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale, have outstanding football ability as a first-team player or significant contributor, and have demonstrated strong leadership and citizenship. A senior from Wall, Kjerstad was selected as a team captain this fall but has been sidelined for the entire 2010 season due to a degenerative neck condition that worsened over the summer. In his first three seasons in a Jackrabbit uniform, Kjerstad tallied 158 career tackles and 10 career interceptions. In 2009, he shared the team lead with five interceptions and ranked third on the squad with 81 tackles in helping lead the Jackrabbits to the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs for the first time. Off the field, Kjerstad has compiled a 3.93 grade-point average while majoring in agricultural business.
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2010 WESTERN ILLINOIS SCHEDULE AND RESULTS DATE WIU OPP. Sept. 2 45 0 Sept. 11 21 31 Sept. 18 56 14 Sept. 25 40 7 Oct. 2 28 16 Oct. 9 Oct. 16 Oct. 23 Oct. 30 Nov. 13 Nov. 20
OPPONENT ATT./TIME VALPARAISO (Ind.) 10,104 at Purdue (Ind.) 47,301 SAM HOUSTON STATE (Texas) 10,965 *INDIANA STATE 11,460 *at North Dakota State 18,701 *at South Dakota State 6 p.m. *YOUNGSTOWN STATE 6 p.m. *at Missouri State 1 p.m. *ILLINOIS STATE 2 p.m. *at Southern Illinois 1 p.m. *NORTHERN IOWA 1 p.m.
2010 SOUTH DAKOTA STATE SCHEDULE AND RESULTS DATE SDSU OPP. Sept. 11 3 26 Sept. 18 14 24 Sept. 25 3 17 Oct. 2 14 24 Oct. 9 Oct. 16 Oct. 23 Oct. 30 Nov. 6 Nov. 13 Nov. 20
OPPONENT ATT/TIME at Delaware 19,854 *ILLINOIS STATE [Cereal Bowl] 12,425 at Nebraska 85,572 *at Northern Iowa 14,686 *WESTERN ILLINOIS [Beef Bowl] 6 p.m. *at Southern Illinois 2 p.m. *YOUNGSTOWN STATE [Hobo Day] 2 p.m. *at Indiana State 3:05 p.m. ET 1 p.m. *MISSOURI STATE [Hall of Fame] *at North Dakota State 3 p.m. NORTH DAKOTA [Military Appreciation]1 p.m.
*Denotes Missouri Valley Football Conference game
2010 Home Attendance.........32,529 2010 Home Average ..............10,843
SCORING BY QUARTERS 1 Western Illinois 37 Opponents 19
*Denotes Missouri Valley Football Conference game
2010 Away Attendance.....66,002 2010 Away Average..........33,001
2 56 27
3 42 24
4 OT 55 – 7 –
TOT 190 68
RUSHING Bryce Flowers Caulton Ray Matt Barr WIU Totals Opponents
GP ATT GAIN LOSS NET YPC YPG TD LG 5 84 544 10 534 6.4 106.8 7 41 5 98 465 16 449 4.6 89.8 6 36 5 35 305 54 251 7.2 50.2 1 69 5 246 1,469 98 1,371 5.6 274.2 18 69 5 191 925 150 775 4.1 155.0 7 42
PASSING Matt Barr Wil Lunt WIU Totals Opponents
COMP-ATT-INT 73-129-1 1-2-0 74-131-1 68-132-3
RECEIVING Terriun Crump Lito Senatus Todd Speight Bryce Flowers Drew Helt WIU Totals Opponents
NO. 19 15 8 8 7 74 68
YDS 261 208 112 92 115 947 697
PCT. YDS TD EFF. RTG. 56.6 931 8 136.1 50.0 16 1 282.2 56.5 947 9 138.4 51,5 697 1 93,7
AVG. TD LG 13.7 1 43 13.9 4 63 14.0 0 33 11.5 0 18 16.4 0 29 12.8 9 63 10.2 1 47
Solo Asst Total TACKLES Kyle Glazier 16 29 45 Brandon Kreczmer 16 15 31 Tyler West 16 9 25 Keith Enderlein 9 10 19 Kieron James 14 5 19 KICKOFF RETURNS No. Todd Speight 9 Terriun Crump 3 WIU Totals 13 Opponents 26
TFL Sacks 5.5-18 2.0-12 3.5-15 1.5-10 1.0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.0-2 0-0
Yds Avg. TD LG 177 19.7 0 32 59 19,7 0 26 252 19.4 0 32 542 20.8 0 53
LG 63 16 63 47
YPG 186.2 5.3 189.4 139.4
2010 Home Attendance.........12,425 2010 Home Average ..............12,425
SCORING BY QUARTERS 1 SDSU 0 Opponents 24 RUSHING Kyle Minett Tyler Duffy SDSU Totals Opponents
2010 Away Attendance...120,113 2010 Away Average..........40,038
2 0 34
GP ATT GAIN LOSS 4 67 408 7 4 16 65 1 4 102 482 32 4 194 988 58
COMP-ATT-INT PASSING Thomas O’Brien 80-151-9 Kyle Minett 1-2-1 SDSU Totals 81-153-10 Opponents 52-89-3
3 13 20
4 OT 21 – 13 –
NET YPC YPG TD LG 401 5.1 100.2 0 47 64 3.8 16.0 1 12 450 4.4 112.5 1 47 930 4.8 232.5 6 65
PCT. YDS TD EFF. RTG. 53.0 789 3 91.51 50.0 6 0 -24.80 52.9 795 3 89.99 58.4 569 5 123.93
RECEIVING Tyrel Kool Kyle Minett Aaron Rollin Colin Cochart Brandon Hubert SDSU Totals Opponents
NO. 24 16 12 10 9 81 52
TACKLES Derek Domino Anthony Wise Mike Lien Andy Mink Dirk Kool Corey Jeske Cole Brodie
Solo Asst Total 15 34 49 15 24 39 10 17 27 14 13 27 12 11 23 10 9 19 7 12 19
TOT 34 91
LG 44 6 44 64
YPG 197.2 1.5 198.8 142.2
YDS AVG. TD LG 289 12.0 1 44 87 5.4 0 17 119 9.9 0 26 105 10.5 1 30 78 8.7 1 19 795 9.8 3 44 569 10.9 5 64
KICKOFF RETURNS No. Cole Brodie 9 Dominique Clare 7 SDSU Totals 17 Opponents 8
TFL 2.5-6 0-0 1.5-11 3.0-9 1.0-2 0.5-1 0-0
Sacks 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.0-5 0-0 0-0 0-0
Yds Avg. TD LG 193 21.4 0 41 152 21.7 0 39 365 21,5 0 41 124 15.5 0 37
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HEAD COACH JOHN STIEGELMEIER
ohn Stiegelmeier has built the South Dakota State University football team into a consistent winner and a program on the rise in the ranks of the Division I Football Championship Subdivision.
Overall, Coach Stig has led the Jackrabbits to an 83-64 record (.565 winning percentage). SDSU has posted eight consecutive winning seasons, including the school’s first six campaigns at the FCS (formerly Division IAA) level. The Jackrabbits have had a winning record in 11 of Stiegelmeier’s 13 years as head coach, including six with seven or more wins. The 2009 season proved to be a memorable one as Stiegelmeier led the Jackrabbits to their first FCS playoff appearance and the program’s first postseason appearance in 30 years. The Jackrabbits finished as runner-up in the Missouri Valley Football Conference with a 7-1 record and finished the season 8-4 overall. Nationally ranked for the entire season, including appearing in the top 10 for two weeks, the Jacks finished the 2009 campaign ranked 11th in both the FCS Coaches' and Sports Network media polls. In 2008, the Jackrabbits entered another new era in their Division I pursuits as they joined the nine-team Missouri Valley Football Conference. With the transition from Division II completed, SDSU fell just short of a playoff berth in its first season of eligibility, ending the year with a 7-5 overall record and 6-2 mark in the MVFC. Of SDSU’s five losses, four came against ranked FCS opponents, including conference co-champions Northern Iowa and Southern Illinois. The team’s other loss was at the hands of Football Bowl Subdivision opponent Iowa State in the season opener. The Jackrabbits cracked the FCS national polls for the first time in late October 2006, after posting back-to-back come-from-behind victories over Cal Poly and UC Davis. After climbing as high as No. 19 on the final week of the regular season, the Jackrabbits finished the 2006 season ranked 22nd by the Sports Network. SDSU began the 2007 season in a preseason national poll for the first time, checking in at No. 20 in the Sports Network poll. The Jackrabbits dropped out of the rankings after a season-opening loss and didn’t return to the top 25 until the final poll of the season with a 19th-place showing. The Jackrabbits continued their ascension at the FCS level during the 2008 season, reaching the 12th spot in the Sports Network poll after opening league play with home victories over No. 14 Youngstown State and No. 15 Western Illinois in back-to-back weeks. In all, SDSU was ranked seven weeks. During the 2007 season, SDSU claimed its first conference title since 1963 by winning the Great West Football Conference championship. After starting 0-3 for the second consecutive season, SDSU reeled off seven wins in its final eight games, including a 29-24 victory over previously undefeated North Dakota State the final week of the season, to claim the GWFC title with a 7-4 overall record and 4-0 mark in league play. In leading SDSU to the GWFC title, Stiegelmeier was named conference coach of the year and was honored by the American Football Coaches Association as the Division I Football Championship Subdivision Region 5 Coach of the Year. In addition, he was named as one of five finalists in the FCS for the 2007 Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award. After posting back-to-back 6-5 seasons in 2004 and 2005, the Jackrabbits rose another notch in 2006 as they compiled a 7-4 overall record, finishing the season ranked 21st in the final FCS poll conducted by The Sports Network and 22nd in the College Sporting News coaches’ poll. Following an 0-3 start, the Jackrabbits rebounded by winning seven consecutive games for the first time since 1963. Three of the victories came in the closing minutes against nationally ranked teams, setting up a showdown with North Dakota State on the final week of the season for both the Dakota Marker and Great West Football Conference title. Although SDSU fell short in the championship game, the Jackrabbits finished with their most victories since 2003 and their best mark in the three-year history of the GWFC at 3-1. Stiegelmeier, 53, is the 20th head coach for the Jackrabbits. His tenure of 13 years as head coach is the second-longest head coaching stint in school history. The Selby, S.D., native first became acquainted with the Jackrabbit football program as a student assistant under John Gregory during SDSU’s only other NCAA playoff season in 1979. With the Jackrabbits’ victory at McNeese State (La.) on Sept. 30, 2006, Stiegelmeier passed Gregory (55-50-3 from 1972-81) for sole possession of second place on the SDSU career wins list. After graduating from SDSU with degrees in mathematics and physical education, Stiegelmeier enrolled in graduate school at the University of Northern Iowa, where he served on the coaching staff of a Panther squad which posted a 7-4 mark in 1981. Stiegelmeier coached at Eau Claire (Wis.) North High School from 198184, then returned to his home state as defensive coordinator, secondary coach and recruiting coordinator at Northern State University from 1984-87. Northern was 8-3 in his last season with the Wolves and finished fourth in the nation in total defense. Stiegelmeier returned to his alma mater in July 1988, joining Wayne Haensel’s Jackrabbit coaching staff as secondary coach and recruiting coordinator. After Haensel stepped down following the 1990 season, Stiegelmeier was elevated to defensive coordinator by new head coach Mike Daly. In six seasons as defensive coordinator, Stiegelmeier helped guide the Jackrabbits to a 41-23 record, turning in a winning record in all six seasons, including five seven-win seasons. That track record of success helped Stiegelmeier secure his first head coaching position in December 1996, when he was named Daly’s successor.
The Stiegelmeier File YEAR-BY-YEAR
YEAR 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 TOTALS
OVERALL 4-6 6-5 8-3 6-5 5-6 6-4 7-4 6-5 6-5 7-4 7-4 7-5 8-4 0-4 83-64
CONF 3-6 5-4 6-3 4-5 4-4 4-4 4-3 2-3 2-3 3-1 4-0 6-2 7-1 0-2 55-40
• 2007 Great West Football Conference Coach of the Year • 2007 American Football Coaches Association FCS Region 5 Coach of the Year • Two-time Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Finalist (2007, 2009) • 1999 North Central Conference Coach of the Year • Second on SDSU career wins list with 83
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Assistant Head Coach • Offensive Coordinator • Offensive Line
uke Meadows continues his long association with South Dakota State University football as he enters his ninth season as offensive line coach. The longest-tenured assistant on John Stiegelemeier’s coaching staff, Meadows is in his fifth year with the role of assistant head coach and also holds the title of offensive coordinator. A Hot Springs native, Meadows began his coaching career as an undergraduate student at SDSU. After earning a bachelor’s degree in 1999, he continued on as a graduate assistant with the Jackrabbits during the 1999 and 2000 seasons, coaching the running backs, including Jackrabbit career rushing leader and AllAmerican Josh Ranek. He then spent a season as offensive line coach at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa, before returning to SDSU in July 2002. In 2005, Meadows coached an offensive line that helped pave the way for the leading rushing attack in the Great West Football Conference, averaging 227.4 yards per game. During Meadows’ time on staff, the Jackrabbits have posted four of the top 10 single-season rushing totals in school history and five of the top 10 single-game rushing performances. In addition, SDSU has recorded four of the top-10 scoring averages in the program’s history, including 35.6 points per game in 2008. The 2008 squad also set an SDSU single-season record with 427 points in 12 games, scoring 40 or more points in a game six times. With Meadows on the coaching staff, SDSU has established 11 team single-game and single-season offensive records, including rolling up 689 yards of total offense in the 2005 Hobo Day victory over Missouri-Rolla. Jackrabbit players he has coached also have established 30 new individual school records during his tenure. Under his guidance, Meadows has coached offensive linemen who have combined for six first-team all-conference selections and second-team accolades 10 times, including 2009 honorees Ryan McKnight (first team) and Casey Knips (second team). Three of his former pupils — Mitch Erickson (Seattle Seahawks), Casey Bender (Cleveland Browns) and Casey Knips (Arizona Cardinals) — were in NFL training camps this summer. As a unit, the Jackrabbit offensive line yielded only 12 sacks for the entire season en route to winning the 2007 Great West Football Conference championship. Meadows also played a key role in SDSU’s successful transition to the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision by serving as the program’s recruiting coordinator for much of his tenure.
Co-Defensive Coordinator • Defensive Line Coach • Recruiting Coordinator
lint Brown enters his second season as an assistant coach with the South Dakota State University football program, filling the roles of co-defensive coordinator, defensive line coach and recruiting coordinator. In 2009 with the Jackrabbits, Brown helped direct a defense that played a prominent role in SDSU’s berth in the Football Championship Subdivison playoffs. SDSU ranked among the national leaders in scoring defense for much of the season, before finishing the year ranked 16th after allowing an average of 17.4 points per game. Four times the Jackrabbits held an opponent without an offensive touchdown. Additionally, SDSU posted top-20 national rankings in three other defensive categories: pass efficiency defense (fourth, 99.55); rushing defense (104.33 yards per game) and total defense (17th, 289.5 yards per game). Brown also served as position coach for All-America defensive end Danny Batten, who was honored as Co-Missouri Valley Football Conference Defensive Player of the Year and was later selected in the sixth round of the NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills. Brown has coached at the collegiate level for 16 years. Most recently, Brown served as the defensive coordinator, recruiting coordinator and assistant head coach at Wayne State College (Neb.) for four seasons. During his tenure at Wayne, the Wildcats improved from four wins the first season to a 9-3 record and NCAA Division II playoff berth in 2008. The 2007 squad led the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference in sacks and ranked second in total defense. A native of Arlington, Neb., Brown earned two varsity letters at Nebraska and was a member of the Cornhuskers’ 1994 national championship team. While completing his bachelor’s degrees in secondary education biology and history, Brown began his collegiate coaching career as a student assistant for the Cornhuskers during the spring of 1995. He moved on later that year to coach the outside linebackers at Nebraska Wesleyan, then spent the 1996 season as a graduate assistant at Nebraska-Omaha. Brown spent two more seasons as a graduate assistant at New Mexico State, working with the Sam linebackers in 1997 and the secondary in 1998. While in Las Cruces he completed a master of arts degree in curriculum and instruction. After a four-year stint as defensive coordinator and assistant head coach at Bethel College (Kan.), Brown returned to New Mexico State for the 2004 season, coaching the Aggies’ safeties and special teams. He also served as the team’s academic coordinator.
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Co-Defensive Coordinator • Secondary
ay Bubak (last name is pronounced BOO-bock), begins his sixth season on the Jackrabbit coaching staff as co-defensive coordinator and secondary coach at South Dakota State University.
During the 2009 season, Bubak helped mentor a defense that ranked among the national leaders in scoring defense for much of the year, before finishing the campaign ranked 16th after allowing an average of 17.4 points per game — its best showing in six seasons at the Division I Football Championship Subdivision level. Four times the Jackrabbits held an opponent without an offensive touchdown. Additionally, SDSU posted top-20 national rankings in three other categories: pass efficiency defense (fourth, 99.55); rushing defense (14th, 104.33 yards per game) and total defense (17th, 289.5 yards per game). During the Jackrabbits’ run to the Great West Football Conference title in 2007, SDSU led the league in scoring defense (22.2) despite playing four teams that ranked in the top 15 for scoring in FCS. The Jackrabbits also led the GWFC in turnover margin (plus-14), creating a league-best 31 takeaways. In addition, SDSU ranked second in pass defense (202.7 yards per game) and sacks (26). Five defensive players earned first-team allGWFC recognition, with three others honored on the second team. Both of SDSU’s starting cornerbacks, Brock Gentile and Tyler Koch, were honored on the all-GWFC First Team after combining for 10 interceptions. Koch also was named to All-America squads by The Associated Press and Sports Network after tallying a league-best seven interceptions, three of which he returned for scores. SDSU also played for the Great West title in 2006 as the Jackrabbit defense allowed only 21.4 points per game. A 1993 graduate of Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln, Neb., Bubak previously spent six seasons at Missouri Western State College in St. Joseph, Mo. After joining the Griffons’ coaching staff as secondary coach in 1999, Bubak was promoted to defensive coordinator in 2000, a position he filled for five seasons. While at Missouri Western, he helped lead the Griffons to a share of their first-ever Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association title in football during the 2003 season, finishing the season 9-3 overall and 7-2 in league play. The 2003 squad led the league with 30 turnovers forced and 33 sacks, paced by All-America free safety Pierre Thomas, who led all divisions of the NCAA with 14 interceptions and 362 interception return yards. As a player, Bubak was a four-year letterman and team defensive most valuable player at safety for Nebraska Wesleyan University, in Lincoln, Neb, from 1989-92. He received all-conference and CoSIDA Academic All-America recognition, while also serving as team captain. NWU won two league championships and made a pair of NAIA playoff appearances. Bubak began his coaching career in 1993 at Nebraska Wesleyan as an assistant in charge of the secondary. After a two-year stint as the defensive backfield and quarterbacks coach at Chase County High School in his native Imperial, Neb., he moved on to the University of South Dakota, where he served two years as a graduate assistant working with the linebackers and one year as a full-time assistant coach, working with the defensive backs and special teams. Two players he tutored, Matt Chatham and Josh Stamer, went on to play in the NFL.
JOSH DAVIS Wide Receivers
osh Davis will face the challenge of molding a young group of wide receivers as he begins his second full season as a member of the South Dakota State University football coaching staff.
During the Jackrabbits’ 2009 playoff-qualifying season, Davis mentored a veteran group of receivers led by two-time second-team all-Missouri Valley Football Conference selection Glen Fox. The senior trio of Fox, Mike Steffen and Saunders Montague combined to account for 142 receptions, 1,875 yards and 10 touchdowns. A native of Omaha, Neb., Davis previously served as a graduate assistant on John Stiegelmeier’s coaching staff during the 2007 season and also served as a student intern in 2006 while completing his bachelor’s degree in health, physical education and recreation. He further gained coaching experience at the collegiate level by mentoring the wide receivers at Council Bluffs-based Iowa Western Community College in the spring of 2009. A record-setting wide receiver at SDSU from 2002-05, Davis still holds the Jackrabbit career mark of 225 receptions, while his 3,192 receiving yards rank second on the all-time SDSU charts. In addition, Davis holds the SDSU single-game record with 16 receptions, a feat he accomplished against Western Washington in 2002. He recorded at least 40 receptions in all four seasons and led the team in catches three times, including 70 in 2002, a figure which ranks in a tie for second place on the Jackrabbit single-season charts. Davis was a first-team all-North Central Conference selection in 2003 and was a second-team all-Great West Football Conference honoree in 2005, the Jackrabbits’ second season competing in the Division I Football Championship Subdivision. In addition to his coaching duties, Davis helps coordinate the team’s travel and camps.
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Quarterbacks • Passing Game Coordinator
ric Eidsness rejoins the Jackrabbit coaching staff as quarterbacks coach and passing game coordinator after serving as head coach at Southwest Minnesota State for the past six seasons.
In addition to his coaching responsibilities, Eidsness also serves as the program’s pro liasion. Prior to taking over the SMSU program, Eidsness served as an assistant at SDSU under John Stiegelmeier on two separate occasions. He began his association with the Jackrabbits as a graduate assistant during the 1996 and 1997 seasons, working with the team’s receivers. After a year as offensive coordinator at Ferris State (Mich.), Eidsness returned to SDSU in 1999 as offensive coordinator, while also coaching the team’s quarterbacks and running backs. In five seasons directing the offense at SDSU, the Jackrabbits averaged 27.6 points per game while competing at the Division II level. During his tenure, the Jackrabbits set numerous school records both rushing the ball with All-America running back Josh Ranek and throwing the ball with quarterback Dan Fjeldheim. Eidsness left SDSU after the 2003 season to become head coach at Southwest Minnesota State. He compiled a 26-40 career record during his tenure on the Mustang sideline, which included a 6-5 season in 2008 — only the eighth winning season in school history. His 26 victories as head coach rank second in program history. While at the helm of the Mustang program, Eidsness coached 61 all-conference players, including 10 who earned all-region honors. SMSU increased its scoring average each of his last four seasons, from 20.1 points per game in 2006 to 36.0 points in 2009, tying a school record with eight games of 30plus points. The 2009 squad also averaged 396.2 yards of total offense per game. A Sioux Falls native, Eidsness attended St. Cloud State University for two years before transferring to the University of Sioux Falls, where he graduated in 1992. He spent two years playing in Europe, where he also began his coaching career with the Robinson Sphinx in Paris, France. Upon returning to the United States, Eidsness served as quarterbacks and receivers coach at Morningside during the 1994 and 1995 seasons before enrolling in graduate school at SDSU. A second-generation coach, Eidsness followed is the footsteps of his father, Lyle, who coached at the high school and collegiate levels throughout the Upper Midwest for more than 30 years. Lyle served on his son’s coaching staff at Southwest Minnesota State for four years (2004-07) as special teams and running backs coach.
SHAWN MENNENGA Linebackers
hawn Mennenga prepares for his second season as linebackers coach for the South Dakota State University football team.
During SDSU’s run to its first-ever playoff appearance at the Division I level in 2009, Mennenga mentored one of the top-performing and deepest linebacking corps in the Football Championship Subdivision. Junior Derek Domino was honored as a first-team all-Missouri Valley Football Conference selection, while seniors Chris Johnson and Jimmy Rogers received honorable mention accolades. All three ranked among the team’s top six tacklers, combining for 241 tackles and 17 tackles for loss. The linebackers played a prominent role on a defensive unit that ranked among the national leaders in scoring defense for much of the year, before finishing the campaign ranked 16th after allowing an average of 17.4 points per game — its best showing in six seasons at the Division I Football Championship Subdivision level. Four times the Jackrabbits held an opponent without an offensive touchdown. Additionally, SDSU posted top-20 national rankings in three other defensive categories: pass efficiency defense (fourth, 99.55); rushing defense (104.33 yards per game) and total defense (17th, 289.5 yards per game). Before joining the Jackrabbit coaching staff, Mennenga served four seasons as defensive coordinator at Fort Hays State (Kan.), where he coached 18 all-conference performers and one all-region player. He also oversaw a kickoff coverage unit consistently ranked among the top 20 at the NCAA Division II level. Prior to his stint at Fort Hays State, Mennenga oversaw a rebuilding process at Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Mo., where he served as head coach for three seasons (2002-04). He was elevated to the head coaching position after serving as the team’s defensive coordinator in 2001, during which his unit ranked 10th in the NAIA ranks for pass defense and 18th in total defense. After serving as an assistant high school coach for one season, Mennenga began his collegiate coaching career in 1994 as a graduate assistant at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Mo. He was later hired as a full-time assistant, coaching the secondary during the 1995 and 1996 seasons. In 1997, Mennenga moved up to the Division I-AA (now FCS) level, coaching the outside linebackers for a Western Kentucky team that reached the quarterfinals of the playoffs. The next year, Mennenga became a coordinator for the first time as he was hired as defensive coordinator at Hutchinson Community College (Kan.), where he stayed for three seasons. As a player, Mennenga lettered as a defensive back at Missouri in 1992. A recipient of the Senior Scholastic Award, he earned a bachelor of science degree in educational studies with an emphasis in exercise science in 1993. He added a master’s degree in education from Southwest Baptist in 1998.
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Special Teams Coordinator • Tight Ends
hannon Moore has filled a variety of roles on John Stiegelemeier’s coaching staff as he approaches his fifth season as a full-time assistant.
Moore coached the running backs and tight ends from 2006-08, before taking on the duties of special teams coordinator and quarterbacks coach during the 2009 campaign. In 2010, Moore returns to coaching the tight ends, while retaining special teams responsibilities. During his tenure with the Jackrabbits, Moore has coached three all-conference running backs. Anthony Watson and Cory Koenig ended their careers second and fifth, respectively, on SDSU’s career rushing chart, and Kyle Minett enters his senior year already in the top five after posting back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons. Moore played an instrumental role in the development of two-time all-Great West Football Conference tight end Chris Wagner, who later signed as a free agent with the Oakland Raiders. He also has served as a mentor to tight end Colin Cochart, an honorable mention all-Missouri Valley Football Conference tight end each of the past two seasons. Aside from his coaching duties, Moore has performed a key role in the academic success of the Jackrabbit football team, which has led its league in the number of academic all-league selections each of the past five seasons. In addition, four Jackrabbits have earned ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America honors, two have received Football Championship Subdivision Athletic Directors Association Postgraduate Scholarships and two players have been bestowed NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships. Moore previously served as a graduate assistant at SDSU during the 2003 and 2004 seasons, working with the running backs, tight ends and special teams while pursuing a master’s degree in education administration. He later added a master’s degree in sports administration at SDSU. Prior to returning to Brookings, he served as head coach of the Wyoming Cavalry of the National Indoor Football League, where he compiled an 18-11 record over two seasons. In 2005, Moore led the Casper-based Cavalry to a franchise-best 10-5 record and a playoff berth, while also serving as the team’s offensive coordinator. A native of Gordon, Neb., Moore played three seasons at Black Hills State in Spearfish, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in secondary education in 2000. He taught and coached at Sully Buttes High School in Onida for three seasons before enrolling in graduate school at SDSU.
JESSE CURRIER Defensive Line
esse Currier begins an expanded role with the Jackrabbit football coaching staff as a defensive line coach after serving the previous two seasons as a graduate assistant.
Currier has worked on both sides of the ball as a member of the SDSU coaching staff. He helped mentor the Jackrabbit running backs and tight ends in 2008, working with 1,000-yard rusher and second-team all-Missouri Valley Conference selection Kyle Minett and honorable mention all-MVFC tight end Colin Cochart. In 2009, Currier moved to defense, where he assisted co-defensive coordinator Clint Brown with the defensive line. As a unit, SDSU defensive linemen combined to record 42 tackles for loss and 24 sacks in 12 games to spearhead a run to the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs for the first time in program history. Currier had the opportunity to help mentor All-America defensive end Danny Batten, who was honored as Co-Missouri Valley Football Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 2009 and was selected in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills. Batten finished third in the voting for the 2009 Buck Buchanan Award, which honors the top defensive player in the FCS ranks. A native of Iroquois, S.D., Currier served as an assistant coach at the high school level for five seasons before joining the SDSU coaching staff. His squad at Iroquois High School won the state Class 9B championship in 2006. Currier graduated from SDSU in the spring of 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in history education. He recently completed a master’s degree in education administration.
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Graduate Assistant — Running Backs
hadd Sharrett returns for his second season as a member of the Jackrabbit football coaching staff, and will work with the team’s running backs.
During his first season at SDSU, Sharrett aided in the development of All-America running back Kyle Minett, who became the first Jackrabbit player to rush for 1,000 yards in back-to-back seasons at the Division I level. Prior to joining the SDSU coaching staff, Sharrett coached three seasons at the University of WisconsinEau Claire while obtaining a master’s of education degree in professional development. While with the Blugolds, he coached the running backs during the 2006 and 2007 seasons, then moved to the defensive side of the ball as inside linebackers coach in 2008. He also served as the team’s video coordinator all three seasons. A native of Circleville, Ohio, Sharrett was a four-year starter at defensive back and outside linebacker for Marietta College (Ohio). He was named the team’s defensive most valuable player in 2004, when he also earned second-team all-Ohio Athletic Conference honors. Sharrett earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Marietta in 2005.
Graduate Assistant — Defensive Backs
immy Rogers moves to the sidelines as a graduate assistant after a sucessful playing career with the South Dakota State University football team.
Rogers began his playing career as a defensive back, but switched to linebacker midway through his redshirt freshman season in 2006. He led the Jackrabbits in tackles during both the 2007 and 2008 seasons with 110 and 93 stops, respectively, and finished his four-year career with 312 total tackles. A native of Chandler, Ariz., Rogers was named to the all-Great West Football Conference First Team as the Jackrabbits won the league title in 2007, and was a second-team all-Missouri Valley Football Conference honoree in 2008. He closed his career in 2009 by receiving honorable mention all-MVFC recognition. Rogers, who graduated with a degree in history, was named to the GWFC All-Academic Team in 2007 and was an honorable mention selection to the MVFC All-Academic Team in 2009. He also was a recipient of the MVFC Academic Excellence Award. He is pursuing a master’s degree in sports pedagogy.
Tim DeWitt Equipment Manager
Rob Essig Football Equipment
Doug Hagman Facilities Manager
Andy Perry Video Coordinator
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Logan Robideau Student Manager
Mike Johnson Football Equipment
Josh Tutje Student Assistant
Andrew Pearson Student Manager
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2010 JACKRABBIT FOOTBALL COACHING STAFF — Front Row: Video coordinator Andy Perry, defensive line coach Jesse Currier, graduate assistant Thadd Sharrett, graduate assistant Jimmy Rogers, student assistant Josh Tutje. Back Row: Strength and conditioning coach Nate Moe, co-defensive coordinator Clint Brown, co-defensive coordinator Jay Bubak, assistant head coach/offensive coordinator Luke Meadows, head coach John Stiegelmeier, passing game coordinator Eric Eidsness, linebackers coach Shawn Mennenga, special teams coordinator/tight ends coach Shannon Moore, wide receivers coach Josh Davis.
2010 JACKRABBIT SENIORS — Front Row: General Parnell, Tyler Duffy, Matt Hylland, Kyle Minett, Cole Brodie, Corey Jeske. Middle Row: Head coach John Stiegelmeier, Conrad Kjerstad, Ryan McKnight, Dean Priddy, Brian Fischer, Antonio Thompson, Derek Domino. Back Row: Justin Mitchell, Mao Lefiti, Jacob Ludemann, Colin Cochart, Alex Beyer, Ross Basham.
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Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
athan Moe is in his sixth year directing the strength and conditioning program at South Dakota State University.
Moe joined the Jackrabbit coaching staff in August 2005, after heading the strength and conditioning program at Eastern Illinois University for three years. Previously, he was the assistant coach for strength and conditioning at Rice University in Houston, Texas, where he worked with the football strength program, while being directly responsible for men’s and women’s track, men’s and women’s tennis, women’s swimming, women’s soccer and men’s golf. At SDSU, Moe has implemented the Iron Jacks program, which recognizes Jackrabbit student-athletes from all 21 varsity sports who achieve a set of high standards for specific exercises in their respective sports. From 1997 through spring of 1999, Moe was a graduate assistant in the strength and conditioning program at the University of Texas. He has also worked in private business in the physical fitness profession in both Austin, Texas, and Fargo, N.D. Moe is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association, USA Weightlifting and the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association. A 1997 graduate of Moorhead State University (Minn.), Moe was an all-conference linebacker for the 1995 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference champions.
Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
rad Schmidt is in his first season as assistant strength and conditioning coach at South Dakota State University.
Schmidt will oversee the development and implementation for all training aspects of women’s basketball, women’s soccer, track and field, cross country and wrestling. Prior to his appointment, Schmidt interned at the United States Air Force Academy and Iowa State University and also served as a graduate assistant at SDSU for two years, working with the Jackrabbit women’s soccer, track and field, cross country, swimming and diving and women’s equestrian programs. Schmidt earned a bachelor of science degree from Iowa State in 2008 and completed his master’s of science degree in health, physical education and recration at SDSU in the spring of 2010. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and is a Certified Level I Sports Performance Coach through USA Weightlifting.
2010 SDSU STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING STAFF — Head coach Nate Moe, student intern Eric Adolph, graduate assistant Paul Keizer, assistant coach Brad Schmidt, graduate assistant Chris Shenkler.
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2010 JACKRABBIT FOOTBALL SPORTS MEDICINE STAFF — Front Row: Hillaree Leif, Dawn Torkelson, Katie Willmott. Middle Row: Team physician Dr. Merritt Warren, Tara Mathison, Amy Clemensen, Mark Moffatt, team physician Dr. Craig Smith. Back Row: Brandon Tetrault ATC, Ben Heinze ATC, C.J. Wunder, team physician Dr. Peter Looby.
DR. PETE LOOBY •
Team Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Looby is an orthopedic surgeon with Orthopedic Institute in Sioux Falls and Brookings. He received his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Dr. Looby completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of New Mexico Hospital and his fellowship in orthopedic sports medicine at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, where he was the team orthopedic surgeon for the New England Patriots football team, the Boston Bruins hockey team, the New England Revolution soccer team, and the Harvard University sports teams. Dr. Looby is also the team orthopedic surgeon for the Sioux Falls Storm. Dr. Looby, a Sioux Falls native, resides in Sioux Falls with his wife, Katherine, and their two children.
DR. MERRITT WARREN • Team Physician
Dr. Warren is a family medicine specialist with Avera Brookings Medical Clinic. He received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska School of Medicine in Omaha. Dr. Warren did his family practice residency in Sioux Falls and is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. Dr. Warren resides in Brookings with his wife, Pam. They have three children.
DR. CRAIG SMITH • Team Physician
Dr. Smith is a specialist in sports medicine with Orthopedic Institute in Sioux Falls and Brookings. He has an M.S. Degree in Exercise Physiology from St. Cloud State University and received his medical degree from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine in Grand Forks. Dr. Smith completed his family practice residency in Sioux Falls and completed a fellowship in sports medicine at the Ohio State University where he served as a team physician for the Buckeyes. He is also a Team Physician for the Sioux Falls Storm. Dr. Smith resides in Sioux Falls with his wife, Janice, and their three children.
BEN HEINZE • Athletic Trainer
Ben Heinze is in his fifth season working as an athletic trainer with the South Dakota State University football team and oversees the sports medicine facilities in the Dykhouse Student-Athlete Center. A native of La Crescent, Minn., he earned a bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Winona State University (Minn.) in 1998. He moved on to SDSU, where he added a master’s degree in athletic training in 2000. After completing his master’s degree, Heinze spent two and a half years as the head athletic trainer at Franklin College (Ind.) and worked at an athletic training clinic. He returned to South Dakota State during the 2003-04 school year, working primarily with the Jackrabbit women’s basketball program.
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COUGHLIN-ALUMNI STADIUM Coughlin-Alumni Stadium is in its 49th season as home of Jackrabbit football. In the quest to maintain it as one of the top outdoor football facilities in the Upper Midwest, Coughlin-Alumni Stadium has undergone major changes during the past decade. A new scoreboard was installed in the south end zone prior to the 2005 season. The scoreboard, which was manufactured by Brookings-based Daktronics, measures approximately 121 feet wide by 56 feet high and features a large full-color ProStar® video replay screen in the center with additional statistical and advertising panels. The football scoreboard was part of a $3 million upgrade to scoreboard display systems and signage at SDSU athletic facilities. Also in the past decade at Coughlin-Alumni Stadium, lights were added, parking lots were paved, new restrooms were constructed, a new ticket booth added, and an organized tailgating area known as “The Backyard” was cleared directly north of the stadium. CAS will see other changes this fall as the Dykhouse Student-Athlete Center, located in the north end zone, will house the Jackrabbit football team for the first time. With the addition of the lights during the summer of 2000, CAS also became the home of the Brookings High School Bobcats. SDSU played its first game under the lights at CAS on Sept. 1, 2001, defeating Ferris State (Mich.), 34-24. The Jackrabbits have gone on to compile an 18-5 record in night games at Coughlin-Alumni Stadium. The natural-grass stadium opened Sept. 22, 1962, when the Jacks lost a 9-7 decision to Arkansas State. During its 49 years of operation, there have been 257 games against 59 different opponents at Coughlin-Alumni Stadium, with SDSU holding a 158-99 record (.615 winning percentage) on its home field. Since moving to the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision in 2004, the Jackrabbits have posted a 24-8 mark at CAS. That includes a 7-2 record at home against Missouri Valley Football Conference opponents. The largest crowd ever to see a football game of any kind in South Dakota came through the turnstiles on Nov. 17, 2007, when 16,345 fans watched the Jackrabbits defeat North Dakota State, 29-24, for the Great West Football Conference title. NDSU entered the game undefeated and ranked No. 1 in the FCS Coaches Poll. SDSU also set a single-season attendance record during the 2007 campaign as an average of 11,218 fans attended each of the Jackrabbits’ six home games. Four of the games drew crowds better than 10,000 and three ranked among the 10 largest crowds in stadium history. The Jackrabbits have performed well in front of large crowds, winning eight of the 10 most-attended games. The previous single-game attendance record was set on Hobo Day, Oct. 19, 1985, when 16,193 fans saw SDSU defeat the University of South Dakota 24-12. USD also was undefeated and ranked No. 1 in the nation at the time. The stadium project was started after Charles Coughlin, a 1909 graduate and former student-athlete, donated $50,000 towards the building of a new stadium to replace State Field. The remaining $250,000 of the original $300,000 cost was raised from alumni, students and friends of SDSU.
TOP 10 STADIUM CROWDS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
vs. North Dakota State vs. South Dakota vs. South Dakota vs. Northern Iowa vs. McNeese State vs. Stephen F. Austin vs. UC Davis vs. South Dakota vs. Texas State vs. Missouri-Rolla
16,345 16,193 15,866 15,523 15,521 15,338 15,248 15,153 14,920 14,503
Nov. 17, 2007 Oct. 19, 1985 Oct. 18, 1975 Oct. 24, 2009 Oct. 4, 2008 Sept. 29, 2007 Oct. 28, 2006 Oct. 22, 1977 Sept. 22, 2007 Oct. 22, 2005
W, 29-24 W, 24-12 W, 24-22 W, 24-14 L, 44-46 W, 45-0 W, 22-21 L, 10-15 W, 38-3 W, 64-28
YEAR-BY-YEAR HOME RECORDS 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978
3-2 4-0 2-3 1-3 1-3 1-4 3-2 1-4 2-3 1-4 5-0 3-4 5-1 4-1 2-3 2-3 2-3
1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995
5-1 3-2 4-2 3-1 2-4 1-4 5-0 3-3 3-2 4-1 3-3 1-4 4-1 3-2 5-1 4-2 2-4
1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
5-0 3-2 4-2 4-1 4-3 4-1 5-1 5-1 4-0 5-2 3-1 5-1 4-2 4-1 0-1
HOME RECORDS VS. OPPONENTS
OPPONENT W L Arkansas State 0 1 Augustana (S.D.) 18 4 UC Davis 1 1 Cal Poly 1 2 Central Arkansas 1 0 Central Missouri State 1 0 Chadron State (Neb.) 1 0 Colorado State 0 1 Drake (Iowa) 0 2 Eastern Montana 1 0 Ferris State (Mich.) 1 0 Georgia Southern 1 1 Grand Valley St. (Mich.)1 0 Hamline (Minn.) 1 0 Humboldt St. (Calif.) 1 0 Idaho State 1 0 Illinois State 1 1 Indiana State 1 0 McNeese State (La.) 0 1 Minnesota-Duluth 0 1 Minn. State, Mankato 6 10 Missouri-Rolla 2 0 Missouri State 1 0 Montana 0 1 Montana State 0 2 Moorhead St. (Minn.) 0 1 Morningside (Iowa) 19 2 Nebraska-Kearney 1 0 Nebraska-Omaha 10 3 North Dakota 9 12 North Dakota State 9 15
LAST 1962 2004 2006 2008 2006 1988 2002 1966 1969 1972 2001 2009 2000 1975 2003 1968 2009 2009 2008 1967 2003 2005 2008 1970 1964 1978 2000 1991 2002 2003 2009
OPPONENT W Northern Colorado 6 Northern Iowa 4 Northwestern (Iowa) 1 Northwest Missouri St. 2 Parsons (Kan.) 0 St. Cloud St. (Minn.) 13 St. Thomas (Minn.) 1 Slippery Rock (Pa.) 1 South Dakota 17 South Dakota Tech 2 Southern Illinois 0 Southern Utah 2 Southwest Minn. State 4 Stephen F. Austin (Texas)1 Texas State 1 Valparaiso (Ind.) 1 Wayne State (Mich.) 0 Wayne State (Neb.) 1 Weber State (Utah) 0 Western Illinois 1 Western Oregon 1 Western State (Colo.) 1 Western Washington 1 William Penn (Iowa) 1 Winona State (Minn.) 1 Wisconsin-La Crosse 1 Wis.-Stevens Point 1 Wisconsin-Stout 2 Youngstown State 2 Overall Record 158
L 8 7 1 0 1 4 0 0 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 99
LAST 2005 2009 1974 2003 1965 2003 1970 1994 2002 1996 2009 2007 1993 2007 2007 2005 1971 2000 1968 2008 2004 1973 2002 2006 2004 2006 1986 1998 2008 .615
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National Collegiate Athletic Association Official Football Signals 1
Ball ready for play *Untimed down
Loss of down
Incomplete forw ard pass Penalty declined No play, no scor e Toss option delayed
Offside defense or free kick team Encroachment (NF)
Illegal shift - 2 hands Illegal motion - 1 hand
Delay of game
Running into or roughing kicker or holder
Illegal batting Illegal kicking (followed by pointing toward toe for kicking)
Illegal fair catch signal (NF) Invalid fair catch signal (NF)
Blocking below waist Illegal block
Forward pass interference Kick-catching interference
Holding/obstructing Illegal use of hands/arms
(NF) High School Note: Signal numbers 25 and 26 are for future expansion.
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Failure to wear required equipment
Illegal helmet contact
Illegal touching or 30-second timeout First touching (NF)
End of period
Ineligible downfield on pass
False start Illegal formation Encroachment offense
Ball dead Touchback (move side to side)
Touchdown Field goal Point(s) after touchdown
Inadvertent whistle (Face Press Box)
Legal touching of forward pass or scrimmage kick
Uncatchable forw ard pass
Time-out Discretionary or injury time-out (follow by tapping hands on chest)
Illegal pass Illegal forward handling
Unsportsmanlike conduct Noncontact foul
Illegal block in the back Helping runner Interlocked blocking
Grasping face mask or helmet opening
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DYKHOUSE STUDENT-ATHLETE CENTER The newest athletic facility at South Dakota State University, the Dykhouse Student-Athlete Center opened in early 2010. The Dykhouse Student-Athlete Center will help Jackrabbit Athletics take another step forward in its mission to produce student-athletes as Lifelong Champions. The 30,000-square-foot facility: • Houses an academic center for all SDSU student-athletes. • Serves as the home of Jackrabbit football with coaches offices, locker room, meeting rooms, a strength and conditioning center and athletic training facilities. • Provides a dedicated area to showcase the program to recruits and donors. The Dykhouse Student-Athlete Center is equipped with seven meeting rooms for the Jackrabbit football team to accommodate offense, defense, special teams,as well as specified position space as necessary. The home of Jackrabbit football players consists of a state-ofthe-art locker room, which is second to none in the region. It embodies everything that Jackrabbit Athletics stands for: Honor, Tradition and Excellence. Players will have the opportunity to condition and train in the 4,100-square-foot Strength & Conditioning Center, filled with the latest strength training and fitness equipment. The Dykhouse Student-Athlete Center was made possible through leadership gifts from the Dana and La Dawn Dykhouse family and South Dakota businessman and philanthropist T. Denny Sanford. Dana Dykhouse, president and Chief Executive Officer of First Premier Bank in Sioux Falls, is a 1979 graduate of SDSU. He lettered three years for the Jackrabbit football team, earning honorable mention all-North Central Conference honors as a defensive tackle in 1978. La Dawn Dykhouse also graduated in 1979 from SDSU, where she was a Pride of the Dakotas Dakota Deb Member. They are the parents of two children: Dan (Kristina), a 2007 alumnus and football letterwinner from 2004-06; and Alana, who graduated from Black Hills State University in the spring of 2010 after lettering four times in women’s basketball. The Chicoine Champions Room is named in recognition of the gift provided by the Jeff and Chris Chicoine family of Lake Forest, Ill. Jeff Chicoine is a 1968 agricultural economics graduate and football letterwinner. The Chicoine Champions Room will serve as a hub for football recruiting and will be transformed to a donor hospitality suite on gamedays. To date, the Dana and La Dawn Dykhouse family, T. Denny Sanford and nearly 50 other donors have given more than $6 million in support of the project. Many have accelerated their gifts to the University, which has increased the amount of the donations through interest earned. Top: The exterior view of the Dykhouse Student-Athlete Center from inside Coughlin-Alumni Stadium. Second from Top: A new locker room for the Jackrabbit football team is housed inside the Dykhouse Student-Athlete Center. Third from Top: The Dykhouse Student-Athlete Center houses an academic center for use by all Jackrabbit teams. Bottom Right: Additional strength and conditioning facilities are located in the new facility. The Bum 17
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ACADEMIC SUCCESS The South Dakota State University football team continued to gain conference and national recognition for its academic pursuits during the 2009 season. Headlining the individual award winners were juniors Kyle Minett and Conrad Kjerstad, who received recognition on the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Team within the University Division. A running back from Ruthton, Minn., Minett was honored on the first team for the second consecutive year with a 3.60 grade-point average while majoring in economics. Kjerstad, a safety from Wall, earned secondteam honors with a 3.93 GPA in agricultural business. He later was named to the 12th annual Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association Academic All-Star Team. Minett and Kjerstad were joined on the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Team by senior offensive lineman Casey Knips and junior punter Dean Priddy. Knips, a native of Adrian, Minn., compiled a 3.69 GPA while majoring in construction management. He also was a semifinalist for the 2009 William V. Campbell Trophy, which is awarded to the college football’s top scholar-athlete. A native of Eden Prairie, Minn., Priddy is cur-
rently pursuing a master’s degree in mathematics after compiling a 3.71 GPA as an undergraduate. After leading the Missouri Valley Football Conference in team grade-point average during the 2008 season, the Jackrabbits posted a league-best 10 selection, including three firstteam honorees, on the 2009 MVFC All-Academic Team, which was announced in December. It marked the fifth consecutive season SDSU led its football conference in all-academic picks. Headlining the list of Jackrabbit honorees were running backs and repeat first-team selections Minett and Tyler Duffy. A junior running back and Brookings native, Duffy earned a spot on the first team with a perfect 4.0 grade-point average while majoring in electrical engineering. Kjerstad was the other first-team selection. SDSU’s lone representative on the second team was senior linebacker Chris Johnson, a Council Bluffs, Iowa, native who has compiled a 3.49 GPA in economics. Six other Jackrabbit players received honorable mention honors: seniors Knips and Jimmy Rogers, juniors Derek Domino, Matt Hylland and Priddy, and sophomore Brad Iverson. SDSU, coached by John Stiegelmeier, led the
Great West Football Conference in the number of academic all-conference selections from 2005 through 2007. Nominees to the 2009 Missouri Valley Football Conference All-Academic team must have been starters or key reserves with a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade-point average. Studentathletes must have reached sophomore academic and athletic standing at their institutions and must have completed at least one full academic year at their institution. League sports information directors voted on the team by designating 11 players for first-team honors and 11 players for second-team recognition. The league also recognized 52 Jackrabbit players following the conclusion of the 2009-10 academic year on the MVFC Honor Roll for posting a GPA of 3.0 or better while being enrolled in at least 12 hours during the fall. Of those 52 players, 25 qualified for the Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award, which requires a minimum 3.2 GPA for each of the previous two semesters and at least a sophomore in academic standing. In addition, Duffy, Knips and Priddy received the Presidents Council Academic Award, which requires a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and within 18 hours of graduation.
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5-10, 190, Sr. Defensive Back Dacula, Ga. Dacula H.S. Major: Agricultural Business
ole returns to the starting lineup at cornerback for the third season and also has been a key contributor on special teams 2010: Has started all four games at cornerback ... credited with seasonhigh six tackles versus Illinois State ... notched four tackles and intercepted pass at Northern Iowa ... averaging 21.4 yards per kickoff return and 11.9 yards per punt return ... posted season-long 41-yard kickoff return against Illinois State and recorded career-best 31-yard punt return at Northern Iowa 2009: Started all 12 games and ranked fifth on team with 71 tackles ... made at least three stops in every game and twice tallied career-high 12 tackles — at Cal Poly and in Football Championship Subdivision playoff game at Montana ... also returned interception 16 yards and tallied 80 yards on three kickoff returns versus Montana ... was credited with six tackles and forced fumble at Minnesota ... made four tackles and recorded season-best 51-yard kick return in victory at Illinois State in earning squad’s Special Teams Player of the Week Award 2008: Named recipient of squad’s Adam Vinatieri Award as most valuable player on special teams ... started all 12 games at cornerback ... ranked seventh on team with 47 tackles, making at least one stop in 11 games ... honored as team’s Defensive Player of the Week in season opener at Iowa State and in Hobo Day game versus McNeese State ... recorded four tackles and forced a fumble at Iowa State ... made career-high eight tackles, returned interception 55 yards and broke up another pass against McNeese ... named squad’s Special Teams Player of the Week three times: at Iowa State, versus Cal Poly and versus Missouri State ... led team with average of 21.8 yards per kick return, including career-long 72-yard return in season finale at North Dakota State ... tallied 159 return yards (132 on kickoffs and 27 on punts) at Northern Iowa 2007: Played in all 11 games as a true freshman ... blocked punt to set up first Jackrabbit touchdown in season finale against North Dakota State ... also recorded two tackles and returned punt for 13 yards in NDSU game ... matched season high of two tackles in Hobo Day victory over Stephen F. Austin BEFORE SDSU: A first-team all-Gwinnett County selection, he was selected to play in the 2006 Georgia North/South All-Star Game ... career totals included 2,500 career rushing yards with 37 touchdowns at Dacula High School under the guidance of coach Kevin Maloof ... his 1,200 yards rushing as a junior broke a school record previously set by Auburn (Ala.) standout Kenny Irons ... set school record for longest punt return at 95 yards ... played on teams that won 34 of 36 regular season game ... also was a standout sprinter in track and won Georgia state titles in powerlifting
Year 2007 2008 2009 2010 Career
CAREER DEFENSIVE STATISTICS
G 11 12 12 4 39
Solo 5 29 36 7 77
Ast Total 4 9 18 47 35 71 12 19 69 146
TFL-Yds 0-0 1.0-1 1.0-1 0-0 2.0-2
Int-Yds 0-0 1-55 1-16 1-10 3-81
FF 0 1 1 0 2
COACH STIG’S COMMENTS “Cole Brodie has quietly become a great student-athlete in the SDSU football program. He is a three-year starter at cornerback, but his impact on the program goes much farther than just his defensive play. He has always been a great special teams player, and this year he will help lead his football team as an elected captain. In the secondary, he has made a number of great plays as a veteran cornerback. It was a unique transition from Georgia to South Dakota, but Cole made the transition in a special way. Cole Brodie is a Difference Maker.” The Bum 19
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SDSU RECORD BOOK RUSHING
Game: 42, by Kevin Klapprodt at NebraskaOmaha, 10-1-1988 Season: 329, by Josh Ranek, 1999 Career: 1,131, by Josh Ranek, 1997-2001
NET YARDS Game: 291, by Josh Ranek vs. St. Cloud State, 11-13-1999 Season: 2,055, by Josh Ranek, 1999 (11 games) Career: 6,744, by Josh Ranek, 1997-01 (44 games) Per Game, Season: 186.8, by Josh Ranek, 1999 Combined Yards By Two Opposing Backs: 533, by Kevin Lowe, Wyoming (302) and Rick Wegher, SDSU (231), 11-10-1984
Game: 57, by Mike Busch at Northern Arizona, 9-7-1985 Season: 395, by Ryan Berry, 2008 Career: 834, by Ryan Berry, 2005-08
RECEPTIONS Game: 16, by Josh Davis (164 yards) vs. Western Washington, 10-5-2002 Season: 73, by Jeff Tiefenthaler, 1986 Career: 225, by Josh Davis, 2002-05 YARDS Game: 256, by Jeff Tiefenthaler at North Dakota, 9-27-1986 (12 receptions) Season: 1,534, by Jeff Tiefenthaler, 1986 Career: 3,621, by Jeff Tiefenthaler, 1983-86 TOUCHDOWNS Game: 4, by Don Bartlett vs. North Dakota State, 1949 Season: 13, by Jeff Tiefenthaler, 1985 Career: 32, by Jeff Tiefenthaler, 1983-86 Consecutive Games Catching TD Pass: 14, by Jeff Tiefenthaler, from Oct. 27, 1984, through Nov. 9, 1985* Games In Which Caught At Least One TD Pass: 25, by Jeff Tiefenthaler (36 games)* * Records were also NCAA Division II records at the time
COMPLETIONS Game: 37 (of 55), by Dan Fjeldheim vs. St. Cloud State, 9-28-2002 Season: 256 (of 395), by Ryan Berry, 2008 Career: 514, by Ryan Berry, 2005-08
INTERCEPTIONS THROWN Game: 5, by Larry Armstrong at Mankato State, 10-19-1970; Fred Richardson vs. Morningside, 11-6-1971; Mark Dolan vs. North Dakota, 11-1-1980; Ryan Berry at Iowa State, 8-28-2008 Season: 24, by Mike Law, 1983 Career: 46, by Mike Law, 1981-83
NET YARDS PASSING Game: 460, by Dan Fjeldheim vs. St. Cloud State, 9-28-2002 Season: 3,141, by Brad Nelson, 2003 Career: 6,023, by Ryan Berry, 2005-08
TOUCHDOWN PASSES Game: 7, by Ryan Berry, vs. Illinois State, 11-8-2008 Season: 30, by Ryan Berry, 2008 Career: 56, by Ryan Berry, 2005-08
Game: 68. by Marty Higgins vs. Augustana (24 rush, 44 pass), 10-31-1981 Season: 441. by Ted Wahl, 1986 (11 games) Career: 1,172, by Ted Wahl, 1985-88
NET YARDS Game: 439, by Ted Wahl at North Dakota, 10-29-1988 (123 rush, 316 pass) Season: 3,009, by Ryan Berry, 2008 (12 games) Career: 7,245, by Ted Wahl, 1985-88 (36 games) Per Game Average, Season: 269.5, by Ted Wahl, 1986 Per Game Average, Career: 201.2, by Ted Wahl, 1985-88
SCORING TOUCHDOWNS Game: 8, by Ross Owen vs. Columbus College, 1922 Season: 28, by Josh Ranek, 1999 Career: 69, by Josh Ranek, 1997-01
POINTS Game: 48, by Ross Owen vs. Columbus College, 1922 (8 TDs) Season: 170, by Josh Ranek, 1999 (28 TDs, 1 2-PAT) Career: 426, by Josh Ranek, 1997-01
POINTS KICKING Game: 20, by Parker Douglass vs. Western Oregon, 9-18-2004 (6 FGs, 2 PATs) Season: 99, by Parker Douglass, 2005 (19 FGs, 42 PATs) Career: 321, by Parker Douglass, 2004-07 (62 FGs, 135 PATs)
EXTRA POINTS – KICK Game: 9, by Parker Douglass, vs. Valparaiso (Ind.), 9-10-2005 Season: 42, by Parker Douglass, 2005 (42-of-43) and 2007 (42-of-44) Career: 135, by Parker Douglass, 2004-07 Attempts, Career: 138, by Parker Douglass, 200407 Best Percentage, Season: 1.000, by Tony Harris, 1979 (28-of-28), by Russ Meier, 1981 (21-of-21), and by Parker Douglass, 2004 (29-of-29) and 2006 (22-of-22) Best Percentage, Career: .978, by Parker Douglass (135-of-138), 2004-07, and by Tony Harris (45-of-46), 1979-80 Consecutive PAT, Season: 29, by Parker Douglass, 2004 Consecutive PAT, Career: 66, by Parker Douglass, 2005-07
FIELD GOALS Game: 6, by Parker Douglas vs. Western Oregon, 9-18-2004 (34, 39, 27, 23, 43, 39) Season: 19, by Parker Douglass, 2005 (19-of-26) Career: 62, by Parker Douglass, 2004-07
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Attempts, Game: 8, by Parker Douglas vs. Western Oregon, 9-18-2004 Attempts, Season: 26, by Parker Douglass, 2005 (19 FGM) Attempts, Career: 91, by Parker Douglass, 200407 Percentage, Season: .823, by Brett Gorden, 1995 (12-of-13) (min. 10 attempts) Percentage, Career: .697, by Tony Harris, 197980 (23-33) and by K.C. Johnson, 1984-86 (23-33) (min. 20 attempts) Consecutive Made: 13, by Parker Douglass, 200607 Longest: 57 yards, by Parker Douglass, vs. Stephen F. Austin (Texas), 9-29-07
PUNTING Game: 16, by Mike Doty at North Dakota, 10-9-1971 Season: 83, by Mike Doty, 1971 (35.6 average) Average, Season: 44.8, by Tom O’Brien, 1997 (50 att.)
Season: 34, by Paul Aanonson, 2007 Career: 63, by Paul Aanonson, 2004-07 Yards, Season: 482, by Paul Aanonson, 2007 Yards, Career: 798, by Paul Aanonson, 2004-07
INTERCEPTIONS Game: 4, by Mike Jaunich vs. Morningside, 10-2-1993 Season: 9, by Charlie Clarksean, 1972 Career: 14, by Charlie Clarksean, 1970-73
SACKS Game: 6, by Mark Dunbar vs. St. Cloud State, 9-2-1978 Season: 21, by Mark Dunbar, 1978
Game: 9, by Jerry Welch vs. Iowa State, 1952 Season: 36, by Rick Wegher, 1984 Career: 107, by Rick Wegher, 1981-84* Yards, Game: 258, by Jerry Welch at Iowa State, 1952 Yards, Season: 824, by Rick Wegher, 1984 Yards, Career: 2,150, by Rick Wegher, 1981-84 * Record was also NCAA Division II record at the time
Game: 47, by Darwin Gonnerman vs. Augustana, 11-11-1967 (41 rushes, 2 rec., 3 PR, 1 KOR) Season: 363, by Josh Ranek, 2001 Career: 1,215, by Josh Ranek, 1997-01
YARDS Game: 371, by Josh Ranek at North Dakota State, 10-20-2001 Season: 2,608, by Josh Ranek, 2001 Career: 7,946 by Josh Ranek, 1997-01
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SDSU RECORD BOOK LONGEST PLAYS
Run From Scrimmage: 95 yards, by Mike Lunde, vs. North Dakota, 10-16-1976 Pass Play: 91 yards, Ted Wahl to Jeff Tiefenthaler, vs. St. Cloud State, 11-8-1986 Punt Return: 95 yards, by Darwin Gonnerman, vs. North Dakota State, 10-1-1966 Kickoff Return: 100 yards, by Kevin Brown, vs. Minnesota State, Mankato, 11-16-2002 Interception Return: 99 yards, by Tyler Koch, vs. Southern Utah, 11-10-2007 Punt: 88 yards, by Tim Hawkins, vs. Mankato State, 10-30-1989
RUSHING ATTEMPTS Game: 84, vs. Augustana, 1952 Season: 645, in 1973
YARDS Game: 567, vs. Missouri-Rolla, 10-22-2005 Season: 3,685, in 1951 (10 games) Fewest Net Yards, Game: minus-52, vs. North Dakota State, 10-16-1965 Fewest Net Yards, Season: 509, in 1965 (10 games)
Total: 37, at Wyoming, 11-10-1984, and vs. North Dakota, 9-28-1985 Rushing: 30, at Morningside, 10-8-1977 Passing: 20, vs. South Dakota, 9-14-1986
FEWEST - GAME Total: 3, at Morningside, 11-6-1971 Rushing: 1, vs. Montana, 11-14-1970 Passing: 0, nine times (last: vs. South Dakota, 9-27-1980)
FIRST DOWNS — OPPONENT
MOST - GAME
Total: 32, by Montana, 9-9-2006 Rushing: 27, by Georgia Southern, 10-29-2005 Passing: 17, by Morningside, 9-15-1984
FEWEST - GAME Total: 2, by Hamline, 9-6-1975 Rushing: 0, by Hamline, 9-6-1975 Passing: 0, seven times (last: by North Dakota, 11-1-1980) Note: In the 1955 SDSU-South Dakota game, neither team had a first down by passing
Game: 57, at Northern Arizona, 9-7-1985 Season: 415, in 2008 (12 games)
Game: 16, vs. North Dakota, 10-9-1971 (40.0 avg) Season: 86, in 1971 (34.4 average)
Game: 37, at St. Cloud State, 9-28-2002 Season: 270, in 2008 (12 games) Per Game: 22.5, in 2008 (12 games)
INTERCEPTIONS THROWN Game: 6, at Mankato State, 9-19-1970; vs. North Dakota State, 10-27-1973, and vs. South Dakota, 10-29-1983 Season: 31, in 1983 Fewest, Season: 4, in 1963 (10 games), and in 1955 (9 games)
YARDS Game: 460, vs. St. Cloud State, 9-28-2002 Season: 3,255, in 2003
TOUCHDOWN PASSES Game: 7, vs. Illinois State, 11-8-2008 Season: 31, in 2008
Game: 100, vs. Morningside, 10-17-1987 (64 rush, 36 pass) Season: 870, in 1973 (11 games)
YARDS Game: 689, vs. Missouri-Rolla, 10-22-2005 Season: 4,863, in 2008 (12 games) Per Game: 437.7, in 1951
Game: 85 vs. Columbus College, 1922 Season: 427 in 2008 (11 games) Per Game: 38.1 in 1950 (381 points in 10 games) Margin of Victory: 85 vs. Columbus College, 1922 Game, Both Teams: 102 by SDSU (60) at Mankato State (42) 11-6-1993
Game: 10, by Quantico Marines, 11-18-1972 (lost 5) Season: 46, in 1972
FUMBLES LOST Game: 7, by South Dakota, 1950 (7 fumbles); by Augustana, 1953 (8 fumbles); by North Dakota State, 1953 (7 fumbles); by North Dakota State, 10-24-1959 (7 fumbles) Season: 25, in 1972 (46 fumbles), in 1952 (33 fumbles) and in 1950 (37 fumbles)
MOST - GAME
Game: 6, vs. Augustana, 1950, and vs. St. Cloud State, 1952 Season: 27, in 1993
YARDS Game: 171, vs. Southern Utah, 11-10-2007 (5 returns) Season: 469, in 2007 (19 returns)
FUMBLES — OPPONENT
MOST - GAME
AVERAGE Game: 54.8, vs. North Dakota State, 9-17-1988 (5-274) (min. 3 attempts) Season: 41.8, in 1996 (64 attempts)
Game: 8, vs. St. Cloud State, 9-23-1961 Season: 44, in 1961 (407 yards)
YARDS Game: 128, vs. St. Cloud State, 9-23-1961 Season: 572, in 1962 (41 returns) Average, Season: 15.1, in 1955 (18 returns)
Game: 10, vs. Arizona, 9-29-1956 (164 yards) Season: 52, in 1966
YARDS Game: 281, vs. Northern Colorado, 9-25-1993 Season: 1,093, in 1966 Average, Season: 27.8, in 1973 (33 returns)
NUMBER Game: 15, vs. Morningside, 9-30-2000 (159 yards), vs. St. Cloud State, 9-22-2001 (139) and vs. Northern Colorado, 11-20-2004 (153 yards) Fewest, Game: 0, vs. Mankato State, 11-14-1964 Season: 86, in 2000 (for 887 yards in 11 games)
YARDS Game: 159, vs. Morningside, 9-30-2000 (15 penalties) Season: 887, in 2000 (86 penalties in 11 games)
PENALTIES — OPPONENT NUMBER Game: 19, by McNeese State (La.), 9-30-2006 Season: 84, in 2000
YARDS Game: 174, by McNeese State (La.), 9-30-2006 (19 penalties) Season: 772, in 2000 Fewest, Game: 1, for 1 yard, by Morningside, 112-1957
PENALTIES — BOTH TEAMS NUMBER
Game: 11, vs. North Dakota, 1952 (lost 5) and vs. North Dakota State, 10-20-1951 (lost 7) Season: 62, in 1952 (9 games)
Game: 26, by SDSU (12 for 113 yards) vs. Nebraska-Omaha (14 for 133 yards), 10-28-2000; and by SDSU (7 for 80 yards) at McNeese State (La.) (19 for 174 yards), 9-30-2006
FUMBLES LOST Game: 7, vs. North Dakota State, 10-20-1951 (11 fumbles), vs. North Dakota State, 1952 (8 fumbles), vs. Morningside, 1952 (8 fumbles), vs. Northern Colorado, 9-25-1976 (7 fumbles). Season: 39, in 1952 (9 games)
YARDS Game: 254, by SDSU (80) at McNeese State (La.) (174), 9-30-2006
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BEEF BOWL HISTORY South Dakota State University is home to the original Beef Bowl. The Beef Bowl was started as SDSU’s way of recognizing those individuals and firms involved in the beef industry in South Dakota. Festivities include a pre-game barbecue with proceeds going toward scholarships in the Animal and Range Sciences Department, as well as presentation of the SDSU Friends of the Beef Industry Award. Proceeds from a live steer auction at halftime benefit Jackrabbit Athletics. More than 10,000 people have attended each of the last six Beef Bowls and nine times overall. SDSU holds a 24-19 record in the Beef Bowl, winning each of the last four contests and nine of the last 11. This year’s Beef Bowl is the 44th annual event. Since 1977, the media covering the event has voted on the game’s outstanding player. 1967: 1968: 1969: 1970: 1971: 1972: 1973: 1974: 1975: 1976: 1977:
Beef Bowl Scores North Dakota State L, 14-34 Morningside W, 43-14 Northern Iowa L, 14-24 Augustana L, 6-22 Wayne State (Mich.) L, 8-27 Youngstown State (Ohio)W, 34-22 Western State (Colo.) W, 56-28 North Dakota W, 55-6 North Dakota State W, 13-8 Northern Colorado L, 7-22 Nebraska-Omaha W, 34-2
• Outstanding Player: Gary Maffett, QB, SDSU
• Outstanding Player: Mark Dunbar, DE, SDSU
• Outstanding Player: Bill O’Connor, RB, Augustana
1980: South Dakota
• Outstanding Player: Marty Higgins, QB, SDSU
• Outstanding Player: Mike Law, QB, SDSU
1982: South Dakota
• Outstanding Player: Mike Law, QB, SDSU
1983: St. Cloud State
• Outstanding Player: Tom Nelson, QB, St. Cloud
1984: North Dakota
• Outstanding Player: Tony Mazzu, RB, North Dakota
1985: North Dakota
• Outstanding Player: Dan Sonnek, RB, SDSU
• Outstanding Player: Tom Sieh, DB, SDSU
1987: South Dakota
1997: Mankato State
• Outstanding Player: Zach Witt, QB, Mankato State
1998: North Dakota
• Outstanding Player: Kelly Howe, DB, North Dakota
• Outstanding Player: Josh Ranek, RB, SDSU
2000: Northern Colorado
• Outstanding Player: Dale Heiden, DB, SDSU
2001: St. Cloud State
• Outstanding Player: Josh Ranek, RB, SDSU
• Outstanding Player: Dan Fjeldheim, QB, SDSU
2003: North Dakota
• Outstanding Player: John Bowenkamp, QB, UND
2004: North Dakota State
• Outstanding Player: Brad Nelson, QB, SDSU
2005: Cal Poly
• Outstanding Player: Chad Andersen, QB, USD
• Outstanding Player: Anthony Garnett, QB, Cal Poly
1988: North Dakota State
2006: Central Arkansas
• Outstanding Player: Tony Satter, RB, NDSU
1989: North Dakota State
• Outstanding Player: Eric Schroeder, DL, SDSU
2007: Texas State
• Outstanding Player: Chris Simdorn, QB, NDSU
• Outstanding Player: Kyle Minett, RB, SDSU
1990: Mankato State
2008: Western Illinois
• Outstanding Player: Lance Dunn, QB, Mankato State
• Outstanding Player: Danny Batten, DL, SDSU
1991: North Dakota State
2009: Indiana State
• Outstanding Player: Arden Beachy, QB, NDSU
1992: North Dakota
• Outstanding Player: Ryan Crawford, QB, SDSU
• Outstanding Player: Shannon Burnell, RB, UND
1993: North Dakota State
• Outstanding Player: Dan Nelson, RB, SDSU
1994: Northern Colorado
• Outstanding Player: Darnell Brooks, RB, UNC
1995: St. Cloud State
• Outstanding Player: Todd Bouman, QB, St. Cloud
1996: North Dakota
• Outstanding Player: Sterne Akin, LB, SDSU
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BEEF BOWL HONOREES South Dakota State University has named WNAX Radio of Yankton, S.D. as the 2010 SDSU Friend of the Beef Industry. This annual award will be presented at tonight’s Beef Bowl football game by Dr. David Chicoine, president of South Dakota State University, and Dr. Barry Dunn, the Dean of the College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences. In 1922, WNAX signed on the air and shortly after was purchased by the Gurney family. The station became the on-air home of Gurney Seeds, and continued to find new ways to connect with rural listeners. For nearly 90 years, WNAX has been a trusted source of information and entertainment for rural families. Generations of beef producers have trusted WNAX market information and the latest farm news. The WNAX farm department consistently attracts the largest listening audience in the region, maintaining a generations long reputation as the voice of agriculture. In addition to its on-going commitment to agriculture, the station has launched the careers of numerous entertainers. Starting in the late 1920s, Lawrence Welk spent nearly a decade performing live for listeners, and based his traveling band, the “Hotsy Totsy Boys” out of Yankton. Today, WNAX continues its tradition of service to the region as the flagship station of South
Previous Friend of the Beef Industry Honorees 1967: Pete Retzlaff 1968: Harry Gumage 1969: Doug Eggers 1970: Brookings Police & Fire Department 1971: Chet Gullickson, Bath Ray Meyer, Sorum 1972: John Glaus, Chamberlain Robert Duxbury, Wessington 1973: Fred Holscher 1974: Wayne Rassmussen 1975: John Leibel 1976: Jim O’Connell Jim Woster, Sioux Falls 1977: Pat Adrian 1978: Archie Gubbrud, Russell Peterson 1979: Bonnie Bunch, Hayes 1980: Ken Daily, Columbia 1981: Jim O’Connell 1982: Craig Seely, Baltic 1983: Gordon Wilkerson 1984: Lawrence “Colonel” Embry Dakota State University sports. In addition, the South Dakota Beef Industry Council announced its Prime Promoter Award winners for 2010. Receiving the Prime Promoter Award were 1481 Grille of Arlington and Ross and Lori Plucker from Chancellor.
1989: Darry Pearson, Sioux Falls 1990: Dan Gee, Brookings 1993: Jack McCulloh, Rapid City 1994: Jay Swisher 1995: Rodney Foster, Brookings 1996: Original Beef Bowl Committee 1997: Robert T. Wagner, SDSU 1998: John & Liz Stiefvater, Salem 1999: Bart & Pat Blum, Reliance 2000: O’dean Skee Rasmussen, Belvediere 2001: Richard Kjerstad, Quinn 2002 : John Haverhals, Hudson 2003: Ralph “Shorty” & Maxine Jones, Midland 2004: Hugh & Eleanor Ingalls, Faith 2005: Myron & Mary Williams Family, Wall 2006: Johnny Smith, Fort Pierre 2007: Roger & Marcia Gerdes, Miller 2008: Arnold and Carol Wienk, Lake Preston 2009: Duane Wulf, SDSU
A Distinguished Service Award was presented to Florine Glaus, Chamberlain, and Marilyn Dobesh of Belle Fourche was the recipient of an Honorary Memoriam award.
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SPORTS NETWORK POLL — OCT. 4 PL. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25.
SCHOOL Appalachian State (N.C.)  Delaware  Jacksonville State (Ala.)  William & Mary (Va.) Stephen F. Austin (Texas)  Villanova (Pa.) James Madison (Va.) Massachusetts South Carolina State Montana State Richmond (Va.) Montana Eastern Washington Cal Poly Northern Iowa Georgia Southern Texas State North Dakota State Elon (N.C.) Western Illinois Wofford (S.C.) New Hampshire Southern Illinois Liberty (Va.) Southeast Missouri State
RECORD 4-0 5-0 5-0 4-1 3-1 3-2 3-1 4-1 3-1 4-1 2-2 3-2 3-2 3-2 2-2 3-1 3-1 3-2 2-3 4-1 3-1 2-3 2-3 3-2 4-1
POINTS 3,509 3,353 3,222 3,034 2,930 2,718 2,626 2,603 2,323 2,314 1,970 1,826 1,660 1,362 1,330 1,280 1,149 814 756 734 653 567 565 486 479
FCS COACHES’ POLL — OCT. 4 PR 2 5 4 7 6 1 3 8 9 10 11 12 13 15 17 19 20 13 21 NR NR 14 24 25 24
Dropped out: Youngstown State (22), Illinois State (23). Notes: First-place votes in brackets; opponents listed in bold Others receiving votes: Northern Arizona 373, Central Arkansas 286, McNeese State (La.) 240, Furman (S.C.) 222, South Dakota 174, Pennsylvania 158, Bethune-Cookman (Fla.) 98, Chattanooga (Tenn.) 93, Illinois State 76, Youngstown State (Ohio) 73, Grambling State (La.) 61, Jacksonville (Fla.) 49, Missouri State 43, Hampton (Va.) 36, Jackson State (Miss.) 29, Delaware State 23, Tennessee-Martin 22, Old Dominion (Va.) 17, Tennessee State 16, South Dakota State 16, Alcorn State (Miss.) 15, Robert Morris (Pa.) 15, Harvard (Mass.) 12, Rhode Island 12, Brown (R.I.) 11, Colgate (N.Y.) 9, Weber State (Utah) 9, Dayton (Ohio) 8, Sacramento State (Calif.) 6, Gardner-Webb (N.C.) 5, Maine 4, Georgetown 2, Virginia Military 1.
FCS NATIONAL PLAYERS OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Nate Eachus, 5-10, 216, Jr., RB, Colgate (N.Y.) (Drums, Pa.). Eachus, who has been added to the Walter Payton Award Watch List, rushed 44 times for 214 yards and four touchdowns in Colgate’s 34-3 Patriot League win over Georgetown on Oct. 2. The junior running back added four receptions for 54 yards and tallied 268 all-purpose yards. Three of his four touchdowns came in the second half. Eachus leads the FCS with 160 rushing yards per game. DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Justin Rogers, 5-10, 181, Sr., CB, Richmond (Va.) (Baton Rouge, La.). Rogers recorded two interceptions, returning one for a 34-yard touchdown, in Richmond's 41-19 victory over Coastal Carolina on Oct. 2.
PL. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25.
SCHOOL Appalachian State (N.C.)  Delaware  Jacksonville State (Ala.)  Stephen F. Austin (Texas) William & Mary (Va.) James Madison (Va.) Villanova (Pa.) Massachusetts South Carolina State Montana State Richmnond (Va.) Montana Georgia Southern Eastern Washington Texas State Cal Poly North Dakota State Northern Iowa Elon (N.C.) Western Illinois Southern Illinois Central Arkansas New Hampshire Northern Arizona Wofford (S.C.)
RECORD 4-0 5-0 5-0 3-1 4-1 3-1 3-2 4-1 3-1 4-1 2-2 3-2 3-1 3-2 3-1 3-2 3-2 2-2 2-3 4-1 2-3 3-1 2-3 3-1 3-1
POINTS 672 630 620 566 539 517 513 511 438 437 377 354 327 307 260 224 165 161 153 142 131 110 92 84 66
PR 1 5 4 6 7 3 2 8 9 10 12 11 16 17 18 14 13 22 21 NR T23 25 15 NR NR
Others receiving votes: Liberty (Tenn.) 61, Southeast Missouri State 57, Illinois State 52, McNeese State (La.) 28, South Dakota 26, Jacksonville (Fla.) 23, Missouri State 22, Pennsylvania 18, Youngstown State (Ohio) 18, Monmouth (N.J.) 15, Grambling State (La.) 13, Furman (S.C.) 10, Alabama State 8, Harvard (Mass.) 7, Rhode Island 6, Bethune-Cookman (Fla.) 5, Brown (R.I.) 5, Robert Morris (Pa.) 3, Dayton (Ohio) 1, Weber State (Utah) 1.
The senior Buck Buchanan Award candidate also forced a fumble, had a pass breakup and recorded five tackles. Rogers now holds the Spiders’ all-time record with three interception returns for a touchdown. SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Kevin Cook, 6-2, 219, Sr., P, Eastern Illinois (Libertyville, Ill.). Cook averaged 50.2 yards on four punts, including an 86-yarder, versus Southeast Missouri on Oct. 2. Cook’s first punt came from his own end zone and traveled to Southeast Missouri’s 5-yard line. The 86-yard punt was the longest in Eastern Illinois’ NCAA Division I history and was just seven yards shy of the longest in NCAA history. In all, three of Cook’s four punts were downed inside the 20-yard line.
WEEK Cook is ranked second in the FCS in punting average (45.07 yards per punt). FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Denarius McGhee, 5-11, 203, Fr., QB, Montana State (Euless, Texas). Montana State needed all of McGhee’s four passing touchdowns in a 64-61 overtime victory over Sacramento State (Calif.). The freshman from Euless, Texas, completed 26 of 43 passes for 385 yards and ran for 35 yards on seven carries. His 420 yards of total offense is a Montana State freshman record. McGhee threw for 117 yards and two touchdowns in the fourth quarter, including an 8-yard touchdown pass with 1:17 remaining, which sent the game into overtime.
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6-3, 235, Sr. Linebacker Spring Lake Park, Minn. Spring Lake Park H.S. Major: Park and Recreation Management
erek is one of the top returning defensive players in the Missouri Valley Football Conference ... two-time honoree on MVFC Honor Roll for academics
2010: Leads the team in tackles with 49 after tallying double figures for stops in each of the first four games ... credited with 10 tackles in season opener at Delaware, followed by an 11-tackle performance in home opener against Illinois State ... also broke up a pass versus Illinois State ... set career high with 16 tackles and added interception at Nebraska ... made 12 tackles, including one for loss, at Northern Iowa 2009: Earned first-team all-MVFC honors after pacing team with 100 tackles and sharing team lead with five interceptions ... notched double figures for tackles five times, including notching 11 in season opener against Georgia Southern, with 1.5 tackles for loss, sack and fumble recovery en route to being named MVFC Defensive Player of the Week ... credited with 12 tackles in win at Missouri State ... tied career high the next week with 12 tackles and picked off two passes, returning one 16 yards for touchdown, against North Dakota State ... made seven stops with a sack and returned first-half interception 22 yards for score at Minnesota ... matched then-career high with 12 stops against Montana in Football Championship Subdivision playoff game 2008: Started all 12 games ... finished third on team with 80 tackles ...
tallied eight tackles in a game six times, including season opener at Iowa State ... stopped Western Illinois on two-point conversion in closing minutes to seal 24-22 Beef Bowl victory ... opened scoring in Hobo Day game against McNeese State with 82-yard interception return ... made eight stops, including a tackle for loss, in wins over Youngstown State and Missouri State 2007: Recorded a tackle in 10 of the 11 games he played ... notched three tackles in home games against Southern Utah and North Dakota State ... registered two tackles, returned an interception 18 yards and broke up a pass in Hobo Day win over Stephen F. Austin ... made two solo stops and broke up a pass versus Texas State ... named to Great West Football Conference All-Academic Tea 2006: Redshirted ... honored as Scout Defense Player of the Week leading up to games against Central Arkansas and Wiliam Penn (Iowa) BEFORE SDSU: Two-time all-North Suburban Conference
selection for coach Jeff Schlieff at Spring Lake Park High School ... led conference in rushing as a junior ... team offensive MVP as a junior and overall eam MVP as a senior ... also an all-conference pick in basketball Year 2007 2008 2009 2010 Career
CAREER DEFENSIVE STATISTICS
G 11 12 12 4 39
Solo 8 33 47 15 103
Ast Total 9 17 47 80 53 100 34 49 143 246
TFL-Yds 0-0 2.0-3 9.0-40 2.5-6 13.5-49
Int-Yds 1-18 2-82 5-42 1-14 9-156
FR 0 1 1 0 2
COACH STIG’S COMMENTS “Derek Domino has worked tremendously hard to become the great player he has. He has done it in the weight room, the classroom, the film room and many times on the game field. Through his hard work, he has earned the respect of our opponents and has been named to a number of honor teams. I am convinced that honors mean very little to Derek, but success on the field and playing with his team, mean the world. Derek Domino has dedicated five years to Make A Difference for the Jacks.”
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SOUTH DAKOTA STATE LINEUP
JACKRABBITS ON OFFENSE
QUICK FACTS COLORS: Yellow and Blue NICKNAME: Jackrabbits ENROLLMENT: 12,816 (fall, 2010) PRESIDENT: Dr. David L. Chicoine FACULTY ATHLETICS REPRESENTATIVE: Dr. Mylo Hellickson DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS: Justin Sell HEAD COACH: John Stiegelmeier (SDSU, 1979), 14th season, won 83, lost 64 ASSISTANT COACHES: • Clint Brown, co-defensive coordinator/ defensive line (Nebraska, 1996); • Jay Bubak, co-defensive coordinator/ secondary (Nebraska Wesleyan, 1993); • Luke Meadows, offensive coordinator/ offensive line (South Dakota State, 1999); • Josh Davis, wide receivers (South Dakota State, 2006); • Eric Eidsness, passing game coordinator/ quarterbacks (Sioux Falls, 1992); • Shawn Mennenga, linebackers (Missouri, 1993); • Shannon Moore, special teams/tight ends (Black Hills State, 2000); • Jesse Currier, defensive line (South Dakota State, 2008) LETTERMEN RETURNING: 37 LETTERMEN LOST: 16 STARTERS RETURNING: 14 STARTERS LOST: 10 HOME STADIUM: Coughlin-Alumni Stadium (Natural Grass -15,000) AFFILIATION: NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision; Missouri Valley Football Conference
2009 SCORES SEPTEMBER 12 GEORGIA SOUTHERN 19 *INDIANA STATE 26 *at Illinois State OCTOBER 3 at Cal Poly 10 *at Missouri State 17 *NORTH DAKOTA STATE 24 *NORTHERN IOWA 31 *at Youngstown State NOVEMBER 7 *SOUTHERN ILLINOIS 14 at Minnesota 21 *at Western Illinois 28 ^at Montana
W, 44-6 W, 41-0 W, 38-17 L, 14-21 W, 24-17 W, 28-13 W, 24-14 W, 17-3 L, 15-34 L, 13-16 W, 27-7 L, 48-61
*Missouri Valley Football Conference game ^FCS playoff game
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POS. LT LG C RG RT TE TE WR WR WR QB RB
NO. 76 60 78 74 67 87 89 2 5 23 4 30
NAME Bryan Witzmann Ryan McKnight Will Castle Zach Buchner Jon Fick Colin Cochart Alex Beyer Tyrel Kool Aaron Rollin Brandon Hubert Thomas O’Brien Kyle Minett
HT. 6-7 6-1 6-2 6-4 6-4 6-4 6-3 5-10 6-1 5-11 6-2 5-10
WT. 300 295 315 290 305 260 250 185 215 190 205 215
YR. R-Fr. Sr. So. Jr. So. Sr. Sr. So. So. R-Fr. So. Sr.
HOMETOWN Houlton, Wis. Sioux Falls, S.D. Brandon, S.D. Coon Rapids, Minn. Hull, Iowa Kewaunee, Wis. Neenah, Wis. Yankton, S.D. Lee’s Summit, Mo. Gretna, Neb. Winona, Minn. Ruthton, Minn.
JACKRABBITS ON DEFENSE POS. DE DT NT DE WLB MLB SLB LCB SS FS RCB
NO. 46 94 52 91 48 45 39 8 7 22 21
NAME Jake Steffen Brian Fischer Andy Mink Antonio Thompson Dirk Kool Mike Lien Derek Domino Darryl Jackson Corey Jeske Anthony Wise Cole Brodie
HT. 6-3 6-3 6-2 6-3 6-2 6-0 6-3 5-9 6-0 6-1 5-10
WT. 240 255 270 275 230 215 225 180 200 195 190
Y R. HOMETOWN Jr. Mount Vernon, S.D. Sr. Ashton, Iowa So. Greenwood, Neb. Sr. Sioux Falls, S.D. Jr. Fairfield, Iowa Jr. Castaic, Calif. Sr. Spring Lake Park, Minn. Jr. Corona, Calif. Sr. Buffalo, Minn. Jr. The Colony, Texas Sr. Dacula, Ga.
JACKRABBIT SPECIALISTS POS. PK P
NO. 29 51 Long Snaps86 Short Snaps 47 Holder 51 KOR 21 KOR 26 PR 21
NAME Kyle Harris Dean Priddy Seth Daughters Kyle Sheehan Dean Priddy Cole Brodie Dominique Clare Cole Brodie
HT. 6-0 6-3 6-5 6-2 6-3 5-10 5-11 5-10
WT. 190 215 235 250 215 190 215 190
Y R. Jr. Sr. So. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Sr.
HOMETOWN Florissant, Mo. Eden Prairie, Minn. Winner, S.D. Grayson, Ga. Eden Prairie, Minn. Dacula, Ga. Delano, Minn. Dacula, Ga.
2010 Jackrabbits By The Number ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 22
Avery Boykin Tyrel Kool Jordan Thomas Thomas O’Brien Aaron Rollin Austin Sumner Corey Jeske Darryl Jackson Dominique Wright Erich Feller Cedric Provost General Parnell Winston Wright Brad Iverson Alex Kling Travis Lindstrom Conrad Kjerstad Bo Helm Julian Wagner Cole Brodie Anthony Wise Jeff Fish
23 24 25 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 31 32 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41
Brandon Hubert 41 Matthew Korus Matt Hylland 42 R.C. Kilgore 43 Auston LaBlance Tyler Duffy 43 Jacob Edwards Dale Cook Dominique Clare `44 Ross Shafrath Mason Winterboer 45 Mike Lien Rodkem Matthews 46 Jake Steffen 47 Kyle Sheehan Kyle Harris 48 Dirk Kool Kyle Minett Zach Zenner 49 Justin Syrovatka 50 Mao Lefiti Matthew Morog Brett Tigges 51 Dean Priddy 52 Andy Mink Ethan Sawyer Brad Tunge 53 Taylor Gibson 54 Zacharia Bowers Doug Peete 55 Josiah Fitzsimmons Kyle VanVoorst Jack Sherlock 56 Nick Krings Skyler Luxa 57 Matt Peitz Chris Tracy 58 Robbie Jelsma 59 Taylor Suess Derek Domino 60 Ryan McKnight Ramel Crenshaw Casey Cuppy 61 Alex Smith
62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83
Alex Olinger Tyler Luethje Josh Kage Alex Parker Trevor Greger Jon Fick Erik Dahl Justin Taylor Jorge Dunklau Nick Purcell Jacob Ludemann Ryan Ode Zach Buchner Alex Dominguez Bryan Witzmann Andrew Mueller Will Castle Brahn Olson Justin Mitchell Brandon Gant Vince Benedetto Jason Schneider
84 85 86 87 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99
Trevor Tiefenthaler Nick Lee Seth Daughters Colin Cochart Jeremy Hallowanger Luke Lansman Alex Beyer Eric Tuschen Antonio Thompson Eric Wood Chase Douglas Brian Fischer Dijon Starr Grant Galbraith Simote Moala Ross Basham Peter Reifenrath
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Ross Basham -98-
Vince Bendetto -82-
Alex Beyer -89-
Zacharia Bowers -54-
Avery Boykin -1-
Cole Brodie -21-
Zach Buchner -74-
Will Castle -78-
Dominique Clare -26-
Colin Cochart -87-
Dale Cook -25-
Ramel Crenshaw -40-
Casey Cuppy -41-
Erik Dahl -68-
Seth Daughters -86-
Alex Dominguez -75-
Derek Domino -39-
Chase Douglas -93-
Tyler Duffy -25-
Jorge Dunklau -70-
Jacob Edwards -43-
Erich Feller -11-
Jon Fick -67-
Brian Fischer -94-
Jeff Fish -22-
Brandon Gant -83-
Taylor Gibson -53-
Trevor Greger -66-
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Kyle Harris -29-
Bo Helm -19-
Brandon Hubert -23-
Matt Hylland -24-
Brad Iverson -15-
Darryl Jackson -8-
Corey Jeske -7-
Josh Kage -64-
R.C. Kilgore -42-
Conrad Kjerstad -18-
Alex Kling -16-
Dirk Kool -48-
Tyrel Kool -2-
Matthew Korus -41-
Nick Krings -56-
Auston LaBlance -43-
Luke Lansman -88-
Kendall Ledbetter -96-
Nick Lee -85-
Mao Lefiti -50-
Mike Lien -45-
Travis Lindstrom -17-
Jacob Ludemann -72-
Tyler Luethje -63-
Skyler Luxa -37-
Rodkem Matthews -28-
Ryan McKnight -60-
Kyle Minett -30-
Andy Mink -52-
Justin Mitchell -80-
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JACKRABBITS 2010 Football Roster
NO. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 22 23 24 25 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 31 32 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 41 42 43 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53
NAME POS Avery Boykin DB Tyrel Kool WR Jordan Thomas QB Thomas O’Brien QB Aaron Rollin WR Austin Sumner QB Corey Jeske DB Darryl Jackson DB Dominique Wright DB Erich Feller LB Cedric Provost DB General Parnell DB Winston Wright DB Brad Iverson WR Alex Kling DB Travis Lindstrom DB Conrad Kjerstad DB Bo Helm DB Julian Wagner WR Cole Brodie DB Anthony Wise DB Jeff Fish WR Brandon Hubert WR Matt Hylland WR Tyler Duffy RB Dale Cook RB Dominique Clare RB Mason Winterboer RB Rodkem Matthews DB Kyle Harris K Kyle Minett RB Zach Zenner RB Matthew Morog LB Brett Tigges DB Ethan Sawyer P Brad Tunge RB Anthony “Doug” Peete LB Kyle VanVoorst LB Jack Sherlock LB Skyler Luxa DB Chris Tracy LB Derek Domino LB Ramel Crenshaw DB Casey Cuppy WR Matthew Korus DB R.C. Kilgore LB Auston LaBlance DL Jacob Edwards LB Ross Shafrath LB Mike Lien LB Jake Steffen DL Kyle Sheehan TE Dirk Kool LB Justin Syrovatka K Mao Lefiti DL Dean Priddy P Andy Mink DL Taylor Gibson LB
HT 5-10 5-10 6-1 6-2 6-1 6-4 6-0 5-9 5-10 6-1 5-11 5-9 5-9 6-4 5-10 5-11 5-11 5-10 5-9 5-10 6-1 6-1 5-11 5-10 5-10 5-9 5-11 5-11 5-10 6-0 5-10 5-11 6-1 6-1 6-0 5-10 6-3 6-0 6-2 5-11 6-1 6-3 5-9 6-1 5-10 6-1 6-3 6-0 6-1 6-0 6-3 6-2 6-2 5-9 6-4 6-2 6-2 6-0
WT 175 185 200 205 215 210 200 180 165 220 185 195 185 200 180 190 195 185 180 190 195 190 190 185 210 170 215 195 190 190 215 200 220 200 190 200 220 200 215 210 225 235 170 195 195 205 230 200 220 215 240 250 230 170 220 215 270 215
YR Fr. So. Jr. So. So. Fr. Sr. Jr. Fr. Jr. Fr. Sr. R-Fr. Jr. R-Fr. R-Fr. Sr. So. So. Sr. Jr. So. R-Fr. Sr. Sr. Fr. Jr. R-Fr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Fr. R-Fr. So. Fr. Fr. R-Fr. So. Fr. So. So. Sr. Fr. Jr. Fr. R-Fr. Fr. Fr. So. Jr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Fr. Sr. Sr. So. R-Fr.
Lee’s Summit, Mo. Sioux Falls, S.D. Belle Fourche, S.D. Oakland, Neb. Wall, S.D. Childress, Texas Fort Worth, Texas Dacula, Ga. The Colony, Texas Milbank, S.D. Gretna, Neb. Sioux Falls, S.D. Brookings, S.D. Lake in the Hills, Ill. Delano, Minn. Brookings, S.D. Kansas City, Mo. Florissant, Mo. Ruthton, Minn. Eagan, Minn. Miller, S.D. Ringsted, Iowa Brandon, S.D. Monroe, S.D. Olathe, Kan. Inwood, Iowa Chicago, Ill. Blair, Neb. Larchwood, Iowa
NO. 54 55 56 57 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95
Spring Lake Park, Minn.
Grayson, Ga. Harrold, S.D. Humphrey, Neb.
97 98 99 87
Simote Moala DL Ross Basham DL Peter Reifenrath K Jeremy Hallowanger WR
HOMETOWN Goodyear, Ariz. Yankton, S.D. Anaheim, Calif. Winona, Minn. Lee’s Summit, Mo. Brandon, S.D. Buffalo, Minn. Corona, Calif. Lee’s Summit, Mo. Charles City, Iowa Moreno Valley, Calif. San Bernardino, Calif.
Cottage Grove, Minn.
Kansas City, Mo. Brandon, S.D. Hampton, Iowa Castaic, Calif. Mount Vernon, S.D. Grayson, Ga. Fairfield, Iowa Sioux Falls, S.D. Koneoham, Hawaii Eden Prairie, Minn. Ashland, Neb. Clear Lake, S.D.
NAME Zacharia Bowers Josiah Fitzsimmons Nick Krings Matt Peitz Taylor Suess Ryan McKnight Alex Smith Alex Olinger Tyler Luethje Josh Kage Alex Parker Trevor Greger Jon Fick Erik Dahl Justin Taylor Jorge Dunklau Nick Purcell Jacob Ludemann Ryan Ode Zach Buchner Alex Dominguez Bryan Witzmann Andrew Mueller Will Castle Brahn Olson Justin Mitchell Brandon Gant Vince Benedetto Jason Schneider Trevor Tiefenthaler Nick Lee Seth Daughters Colin Cochart Luke Lansman Alex Beyer Eric Tuschen Antonio Thompson Eric Wood Chase Douglas Brian Fischer Dijon Starr
POS DL DL DL DL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL WR WR TE WR WR TE TE TE WR TE DL DL DL DL DL DL
HT 6-0 6-3 6-2 6-0 6-3 6-1 6-4 6-3 6-4 6-4 6-5 6-3 6-4 6-7 6-5 6-3 6-1 6-6 6-6 6-4 6-4 6-7 6-2 6-2 6-3 6-1 5-8 6-3 6-3 5-10 6-5 6-5 6-4 6-2 6-3 6-3 6-3 6-3 6-3 6-3 6-0
5-11 6-1 5-11 6-1
WT 235 250 230 265 275 295 240 290 285 280 300 300 305 285 275 250 285 315 270 290 280 300 230 315 320 195 195 245 210 175 235 235 260 190 250 230 275 235 260 255 280
YR Jr. So. Fr. R-Fr. R-Fr. Sr. Fr. So. So. R-Fr. R-Fr. Fr. So. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Sr. Fr. Jr. Jr. R-Fr. Fr. So. Fr. So. Jr. R-Fr. Fr. R-Fr. Fr. So. S. Fr. Sr. Fr. Sr. Jr. R-Fr. Sr. Fr.
HOMETOWN Topeka, Kan. Ames, Iowa Humphrey, Neb. Crofton, Neb. Columbus, Neb. Sioux Falls, S.D. Scottsdale, Ariz. Ames, Iowa Gladbrook, Iowa Omaha, Neb. Brookings, S.D. Wagner, S.D. Hull, Iowa Bloomington, Minn. Hallam, Neb. Wayne, Neb. Rapid City, S.D. Norfolk, Neb. Brandon, S.D. Coon Rapids, Minn. Ridgecrest, Calif. Houlton, Wis. Peculiar, Mo. Brandon, S.D. Hutchinson, Minn. Saukville, Wis. Olathe, Kan. Crystal Lake, Ill. Andover, Minn. Sioux Rapids, Iowa Blue Earth, Minn. Winner, S.D. Kewaunee, Wis. Harlan, Iowa Neenah, Wis. Sioux Falls Sioux Falls, S.D. Flower Mound, Texas
Brandon, S.D. Ashton, Iowa
New Brighton, Minn. 340 R-Fr. Sioux Falls, S.D.
315 R-Fr. Perris, Calif. 275 Sr. Bridgeport, Texas 185 Sr. Decorah, Iowa 175 Fr. Oakdale, Minn.
• Head Coach: John Stiegelmeier • Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line: Luke Meadows • Co-Defensive Coordinator/Secondary: Jay Bubak • Co-Defensive Coordinator/Def. Line/Recruiting Coordinator: Clint Brown • Passing Game Coordinator/Quarterbacks: Eric Eidsness • Special Teams Coordinator/Tight Ends: Shannon Moore • Linebackers: Shawn Mennenga • Wide Receivers: Josh Davis • Defensive Line: Jesse Currier • Graduate Assistant-Running Backs: Thadd Sharrett • Graduate Assistant-Defensive Backs: Jimmy Rogers
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LEATHERNECKS 2010 Football Roster
NO. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
NAME Lito Senatus Charles Chestnut Marva Carley Matt Barr Justin Hamilton Kieron James Todd Speight Antoine Ford Mike Stieren Cody Reardon Darryl Johnson Kyle Glazier Chris Fuchs Chris Boone Carter Ridenour Myers Hendrickson Steve Adams Tim Franken Wil Lunt Terry Barney Keith Enderlein David McDaniel Bryce Flowers Raynard Pamilton Caulton Ray Lamor Hickman Tyler West Ryan Davis Vince Simpson Josh Shibler Pat Smith Nate Bowman Josh Gabelmann Ryan Waldron Darryl Hughes Ethan Bachinski Larry Patterson Charlie Jouett Mike Harmon Mike Garoppolo Ryan Carleton Gary McCleod Sam Power Kevin Palermo Albert Yemitan Jake McGinnis Rick Richardson Drew Helt Delector Durley, Jr.
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POS WR WR RB QB DB DB WR DB DL QB DL LB P/K DB QB WR TE DB QB DB DB DB RB DB RB RB DB DB LB DB K/P FB FB DB DB LB RB K/P FB LB LB DB LB LB DB LB FB TE DL
HT 6-3 6-1 6-0 6-2 6-0 6-0 5-8 5-11 6-1 6-2 6-2 6-1 6-1 6-0 6-2 5-11 6-2 6-0 6-3 6-4 6-1 5-11 5-10 5-11 5-9 5-10 6-1 5-11 6-0 6-2 5-11 6-1 6-0 6-0 6-1 6-3 5-9 6-0 5-11 6-2 6-0 6-1 6-3 6-1 6-0 6-1 6-0 6-4 6-2
WT 200 175 205 210 185 185 165 170 235 210 225 220 195 175 215 190 225 195 215 210 215 180 205 200 205 185 210 175 200 194 165 225 240 205 175 220 180 190 230 230 235 185 225 225 190 220 245 240 245
YR Sr. So. So. Sr. Sr. So. Sr. R-Fr. Sr. So. Jr. Sr. Sr. So. R-Fr. Jr. Sr. Jr. So. Sr. Jr. Fr. Fr. Jr. So. So. So. Jr. Fr. Fr. R-Fr. R-Fr. Jr. So. Jr. R-Fr. Fr. Sr. So. Jr. Jr. Fr. So. Jr. Fr. Fr. Jr. Sr. Fr.
HOMETOWN Miami, Fla Bradenton, Fla. Palmetto, Fla. Belvidere, Ill. Sarasota, Fla. Bradenton, Fla. Bradenton, Fla. Pemberton, N.J. Springfield, Ill. Taylor Mill, Ky. Bellflower, Calif. Geneseo, Ill. Pembroke Pines, Fla.
Chicago, Ill. Bettendorf, Iowa Macomb, Ill. Downers Grove, Ill. Carol Stream, Ill. Rochester, Ill. Glenwood, Ill. Glencoe, Calif. O'Fallon, Ill. Pittsburg, Calif. Los Angeles, Calif. Southfield, Mich. Quincy, Ill. Westmont, Ill. Elk Grove, Calif. West Bloomfield, Mich.
Odessa, Texas Quincy, Ill. Dolton, Ill. Bettendorf, Iowa Bloomington, Ill. Castro Valley, Calif. Milton, Wis. Tucker, Ark. Sherman, Ill. Peoria, Ill. Arlington Heights, Ill.
Lodi, Calif. Pompano Beach, Fla. West Lafayette, Ind.
West Chicago, Ill. Houston, Tx. Joppatowne, Md. Arlington Heights, Ill.
Fort Madison, Iowa Detroit, Mich.
NO. 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 62 63 65 66 67 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 80 81 82 84 85 87 88 90 91 92 93 94 95 97
NAME Brandon Kreczmer Andrew Robiskie Alex Martinez Antonio Poindexter Anthony D'Astice Sam Kachanuk Enock Presendieu Gary Sumlin Max Dancer Jordan Valle Cameron Koehne Mike Lamphear Kyle Caldwell Matt Hulbert Victor Visoky Alie Walker Nate Adams Jake Riley Bryan Carroll Jimmy Holtschlag Brent Turner Jamal Keaton Kyle Robiskie Mason Howington Justin Morgan Andre Boney Aaron Muhammad Nate Piel Terriun Crump Ryan Demming Will Andre Jolli Odele Dwight Harris Sam Current Nick Madsen Dominick Corsiglia
POS LB OL DL OL LB OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL DL OL OL DL OL OL DL OL WR TE WR WR TE TE WR DL K/P DL DL DL DL DL
HT 6-2 6-2 6-1 6-4 6-2 6-3 6-4 6-3 6-2 6-2 6-4 6-4 6-4 6-7 6-4 6-4 6-2 6-2 6-3 6-5 6-3 6-4 6-1 6-4 6-3 6-2 6-3 6-4 6-3 6-3 6-3 6-1 6-2 6-2 6-1 6-2
WT 225 275 300 300 230 285 300 285 275 260 280 275 255 295 255 290 265 225 260 300 265 310 185 235 210 185 225 220 210 235 180 220 280 265 270 245
YR Sr. So. Jr. Fr. Sr. Fr. Jr. Sr. So. Jr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr. So. So. R-Fr. Fr. R-Fr. Jr. Fr. R-Fr. R-Fr. So. Jr. Jr. Fr. Jr. R-Fr. Fr. R-Fr. So. Fr. So. So.
HOMETOWN Chicago, Ill. Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Tarzana, Calif. Chicago, Ill. Addison, Ill. Havana, Ill. West Bradenton, Fla.
Bakersfield, Calif. Quincy, Ill. Peru, Ill. Indianapolis, Ind. Burr Ridge, Ill. Capistrano Valley, Calif.
Ankeny, Iowa Northbrook, Ill. Naperville, Ill. Euless, Texas Burlington, Iowa O'Fallon, Mo. Quincy, Ill. Oakland, Calif. Crete, Ill. Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Lawrenceville, Ga. Chicago, Ill. St. Louis, Mo. River Oaks, Texas Wausau, Wisc. Country Club Hills, Ill.
Chicago, Ill. Dothan, Ala. Springfield, Ill. Aurora, Ill. Middletown, Ohio Chicago, Ill. Park Forest, Ill.
COACHING STAFF • Head Coach: Mark Hendrickson • Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator: Thomas Casey • Offensive Coordinator: Doug Ruse • Offensive Line: Josh McCall • Defensive Backs: Carl Franks • Defensive Line: Steve McKane • Wide Receivers: Gunnard Twyner • Running Backs: Thad Ward • Offensive Line Assistant: Derek Moore • Linebackers Assistant: Tim Martz • Defensive Backs Assistant: Kevin Almlie
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Simote Moala -97-
Matthew Morog -31-
Andrew Mueller -77-
Thomas Oâ€™Brien -4-
Ryan Ode -73-
Alex Olinger -62-
Brahn Olson -79-
Alex Parker -65-
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WESTERN ILLINOIS LINEUP
LEATHERNECKS ON OFFENSE POS. LT LG C RG RT TE WR WR FB QB RB
NO. 57 59 62 58 65 49 88 1 33 4 25
NAME Enock Presendieu Max Dancer Jordan Valle Gary Sumlin Mike Lamphear Drew Helt Terriun Crump Lito Senatus Josh Gabelmann Matt Barr Caulton Ray
HT. 6-4 6-2 6-2 6-3 6-4 6-4 6-3 6-3 6-0 6-2 5-9
WT. 300 275 260 285 275 240 210 200 240 210 205
YR. HOMETOWN Jr. West Bradenton, Fla. So. Quincy, Ill. Jr. Peru, Ill. Sr. Bakersfield, Calif. Sr. Burr Ridge, Ill. Sr. Fort Madison, Iowa Jr. Country Club Hills, Ill. Sr. Miami, Fla. Jr. Bettendorf, Iowa Sr. Belvidere, Ill. So. Southfield, Mich.
LEATHERNECKS ON DEFENSE POS. DE NT DE LB LB LB LB CB SS FS CB
NO. 93 71 9 45 12 51 18 6 28 27 14
NAME Dwight Harris Victor Visoky Mike Stieren Kevin Palermo Kyle Glazier Brandon Kreczmer Tim Franken Kieron James Ryan Davis Tyler West Chris Boone
HT. 6-2 6-4 6-1 6-1 6-1 6-2 6-0 6-0 5-11 6-1 6-0
WT. 280 255 235 225 220 225 195 185 175 210 175
Y R. So. Sr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Jr. 6-0. Jr. So. So.
HOMETOWN Aurora, Ill. Borthbrook, Ill. Springfield, Ill. West Chicago, Ill. Geneseo, Ill. Chicago, Ill. Carol Stream, Ill. Bradenton, Fla. Elk Grove, Calif. Westmont, Ill. Chicago, Ill.
LEATHERNECK SPECIALISTS POS. NO. PK 39 P 13 KOR 7 KOR 88 PR 7 Holder 16 LS 17
NAME Charlie Jouett Chris Fuchs Todd Speight Terriun Crump Todd Speight Myers Kendrickson Steve Adams
HT. 6-0 6-1 5-8 6-3 5-8 5-11 6-2
WT. 190 195 165 210 165 190 225
Y R. HOMETOWN Sr. Sherman, Ill. Sr. Pembroke Pines, Fla. Sr. Bradenton, Fla. Jr. Country Club Hills, Ill. Sr. Bradenton, Fla. Jr. Macomb, Ill. Sr. Downers Grove, Ill.
2010 Leathernecks By The Number ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Lito Senatus Charles Chestnut Marva Carley Matt Barr Justin Hamilton Kieron James Todd Speight Antoine Ford Mike Stieren Cody Reardon Darryl Johnson Kyle Glazier Chris Fuchs Chris Boone Carter Ridenour Myers Hendrickson Steve Adams Tim Franken
19 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37
Wil Lunt Keith Enderlein David McDaniel Bryce Flowers Raynard Pamilton Caulton Ray Lamor Hickman Tyler West Ryan Davis Vince Simpson Josh Shibler Pat Smith Nate Bowman Josh Gabelmann Ryan Waldron Darryl Hughes Myles Chrismon Ethan Bachinski
38 39 40 41 42 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56
Larry Patterson Charlie Jouett Mike Harmon Mike Garoppolo Ryan Carleton Sam Power Kevin Palermo Albert Yemitan Jake McGinnis Rick Richardson Drew Helt Delector Durley Brandon Kreczmer Andrew Robiskie Alex Martinez Antonio Poindexter Anthony D’Astice. Sam Kachanuk
57 58 59 60 62 63 65 66 67 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 80
Enock Presendieu Gary Sumlin Max Dancer Tim King Jordan Valle Cameron Koehne Mike Lamphear Kyle Caldwell Matt Hulbert Victor Visoky Alie Walker Nate Adams Jake Riley Bryan Carroll Jimmy Holtschlag Brent Turner Jamal Keaton Kyle Robiskie
81 Mason Howington 82 Justin Morgan 84 Andre Boney 85 Aaron Muhammad 87 Nate Piel 88 Terriun Crump 90 Ryan Demming 91 Will Andre 92 Jolli Odele 93 Dwight Harris 94 Sam Current 95 Nick Madsen 97 Dominick Corsiglia
QUICK FACTS COLORS: Purple and Gold NICKNAME: Fighting Leathernecks ENROLLMENT: 13,331 CHANCELLOR: Al Goldfarb FACULTY ATHLETICS REPRESENTATIVE: Dr. Tom Cody
DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS: Tim Van Alstine HEAD COACH: Mark Hendrickson ASSISTANT COACHES: • Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers: Thomas Casey • Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks: Doug Ruse • Defensive Backs Assistant: Kevin Almlie • Defensive Backs: Carl Franks • Linebackers Assistant: Tim Martz • Offensive Line: Josh McCall • Defensive Line: Steve McKane • Offensive Line Assistant: Derek Moore • Tight Ends: Pete Roley • Running Backs: Thaddaeus Ward LETTERMEN RETURNING: 39 LETTERMEN LOST: 17 STARTERS RETURNING: 14 (6 Off., 5 Def.) STARTERS LOST: 11 HOME STADIUM: Hanson Field
(Natural Grass - 16,368) AFFILIATION: NCAA Division I Football
Championship Subdivision; Missouri Valley Football Conference
2009 SCORES SEPTEMBER 3 at Sam Houston St. 12 at Northern Illinois 19 STEPHEN F. AUSTIN OCTOBER 3 *SOUTHERN ILLINOIS 10 *at Youngstown State 17 *MISSOURI STATE 24 *at Indiana State 31 *NORTH DAKOTA STATE NOVEMBER 7 *at Illinois State 14 *at Northern Iowa 21 *SOUTH DAKOTA STATE
W, 35-28 L, 7-41 L, 30-40 L, 10-30 L, 21-31 L, 16-17 L, 14-17 L, 7-14 L, 7-25 L, 0-34 L, 7-27
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Head Coach Mark Hendrickson After serving as acting head coach for parts of the 2008 and 2009 seasons, Mark Hendrickson is in his first full season in charge of the Western Illinois University football program. Hendrickson previously spent 11 years as offensive coordinator for the Fighting Leathernecks, while also serving as assistant head coach for 10 of those seasons under head coach Don Patterson. While Patterson attended to medical issues, Hendrickson led WIU to a 5-2 record and a No. 12 national ranking through the first seven games of the 2008 season. He also directed an injury-plagued Fighting Leatherneck squad for the final eight games of the 2009 campaign before officially taking over as head coach in December 2009. During his tenure, Western has advanced to the FCS playoffs on three occasions and won the Missouri Valley Conference championship in 2000 and 2002. Hendrickson began his collegiate coaching career in 1983 as an assistant at Georgia Tech under coach Bill Curry. He worked with the running backs and wide receivers from 1983-86. From 1987-89 he worked as the assistant line coach and special teams coordinator under coach Bobby Ross. During his final two years in Atlanta (1990-91) he served as tight ends coach and again coordinated all special teams play. Hendrickson earned a National Championship ring in 1990 with the Yellow Jackets. He moved back to his native Iowa in 1992, working for a season at the University of Iowa under another Hall of Fame coach, Hayden Fry. Following a one-year stint at Southeast Missouri State as the offensive coordinator, Hendrickson returned to Iowa City, where he held the title of special teams coordinator. During his time between the Yellow Jackets and Hawkeyes, Hendrickson coached in six bowl games — including the 1991 Florida Citrus Bowl which Tech won to clinch the National Championship. Hendrickson went 5-1 in his bowl appearances, including wins in the: All-American (1985), Florida Citrus (1991), Aloha (1991), Sun (1995) and Alamo (1996) Bowl games. Originally from Richland, Iowa, Hendrickson attended Pekin (Iowa) High School and graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with honors in 1980. A four-year letterwinner at wide receiver for the Panthers, Hendrickson earned his master's degree from UNI in 1982.
What a difference a year makes for the Western Illinois football program. After suffering through a one-win season in 2009, including a last-place finish in the Missouri Valley Football Conference, the Fighting Leathernecks have positioned themselves for one of the most dramatic turnarounds in all of college football this season. WIU enters tonight’s game with a 4-1 overall record and is tied atop the MVFC with a 2-0 league mark. The Leathernecks’ only loss this season came on Sept. 11 at Purdue, 31-21. Matt Barr leads the conference in pass efficiency with a rating of 136.13, throwing eight touchdowns against only one interception. Overall, Barr has completed 56.6 percent (73of-129) of his passes for 931 yards. The senior signal-caller is a dual threat as he has run for another 251 yards, averaging 7.2 yards per carry, with a touchdown. Ten different receivers have caught passes for the Leathernecks, led by Terriun Crump with 19 receptions for 261 yards and a touchdown. Lito Senatus has tallied 15 receptions for 208 yards and a team-high four touch-
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downs. Todd Speight has added eight catches for 112 yards and is one of the top return specialists in the league, averaging 19.7 yards on kickoff returns and 11.8 yards per punt return. Freshman Bryce Flowers is on his way to joining a long list of recent 1,000-yard rushers for Western Illinois. Through five games, Flowers has compiled 534 yards and seven touchdowns, while averaging 6.4 yards per carry. His average of 106.8 yards per game ranks 15th nationally. Caulton Ray, who has started all five games, has totaled 449 yards so far this season to give the Leathernecks a potent 1-2 rushing attack — one that ranks third among FCS squads with an average of 274.2 yards per game. The offensive line is anchored by senior right guard Gary Sumlin and senior right tackle Mike Lamphear. Juniors Jordan Valle at center and left tackle Enock Presendieu are joined in the starting lineup by sophomore left guard Max Dancer. When the offense has stalled, punter Chris Fuchs has proven to be another weapon. The senior is averaging 37.5 yards per attempt and
has landed 13 of his 28 punts inside the opponents’ 20-yard line. Overall, WIU ranks sixth in the Football Championship Subdivision by scoring an average of 38 points per game, and also stands fourth in scoring defense by allowing only 13.6 points per contest. The defense is spearheaded by an active group of linebackers led by Kyle Glazier. A senior, Glazier has been credited with a teambest 45 tackles this season, including 5.5 tackles for loss with two sacks. Fellow linebacker Brandon Kreczmer has posted 31 tackles, with 3.5 TFLs and 1.5 sacks, along with an interception. Defensive end Mike Stieren leads the team with 3.5 sacks among his 17 tackles. In the secondary, sophomore Tyler West has been the top playmaker, registering 25 tackles with an interception and pass breakup. As a team, the Leathernecks are plus-eight in turnover margin. WIU has forced 11 turnovers — eight fumbles and three interceptions — while committing only three turnovers.
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PAYTON AWARD WATCH LIST South Dakota State University running back Kyle Minett remains one of 20 players on the official watch list for the 2010 Walter Payton Award, which is awarded to the top offensive playerin the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision. A native of Ruthton, Minn., Minett is currently ranked third among active FCS backs with 3,470 career rushing yards — a total that also ranks third on the SDSU career charts. A two-time secondMinett team all-Missouri Valley Football Conference selection, he has posted back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons, rushing for 1,289 yards and 14 touchdowns in 2008 and 1,304 yards and 16 TDs last season. In addition, Minett has 95 career receptions for 807 yards and seven scores. Minett, who was named to the Associated Press All-America Third Team in 2009, is the first SDSU football player to be nominated for the Walter Payton Award, which is sponsored by Fathead.com and presented by The Sports Network. The Walter Payton Award watch list will again be updated on Oct. 25, with ballots sent to
Walter Payton Award Watch List Mike Brown Thomas DeMarco Pat Devlin Nate Eachus Chris Evans Jonathan Grimes Michael Herrick Cameron Higgins Ben Ijalana Taiwan Jones Kyle Minett Jeremy Moses Tysson Poots DeAndre Presley Chase Reynolds Scott Riddle Matt Szczur Casey Therriault Steve Valentino Chris Whitney
Jr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr.
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a panel of approximately 200 sports information and media relations directors, broadcasters, writers and other dignitaries after the regular season on Nov. 22. Three finalists will be announced on
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Liberty (Va.) Old Dominion (Va.) Delaware Colgate (N.Y.) Samford (Ala.) William & Mary (Va.) Northern Arizona Weber State (Utah) Villanova (Pa.) Eastern Washington South Dakota State Stephen F. Austin (Texas) Southern Utah Appalachian State (N.C.) Montana Elon (N.C.) Villanova (Pa.) Jackson State (Miss.) Dayton (Ohio) Villanova (Pa.)
Dec. 1 and invited to The Sports Network/Fathead FCS Awards Presentation Jan. 6 — the night before the FCS national championship game — in Frisco, Texas.
Open Late APPETIZERS
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CAREER, SINGLE-SEASON LEADERS CAREER TOTAL OFFENSE 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
Ted Wahl, 1985-88..............................7,245 Josh Ranek, 1997-01 ..........................6,745 Ryan Berry, 2005-08 ..........................5,971 Andy Rennerfeldt, 1997-2000 ............5,765 Gary Maffett, 1977-79 ........................5,282 Todd McDonald, 1990-93 ..................5,248 Brad Nelson, 2001-04 ........................5,218 Mike Busch, 1984-85 ........................4,933 Dan Fjeldheim, 1999-2002 ................4,785 Mike Law, 1982-83 ............................4,724
CAREER RECEIVING YARDS
1. Josh Davis, 2002-05 ..............................225 2. Jeff Tiefenthaler, 1983-86......................173 3. JaRon Harris, 2005-08 ..........................152 Glen Fox, 2006-09 ................................152 4. Rusty Lenners, 1993-96 ........................137 6. Darren Baartman, 1988-91 ....................128 7. Dennis Thomas, 1982-85 ......................127 8. Solomon Johnson, 2001-04 ..................119 9. Mike Ethier, 1981-83 ............................118 10. Mike Myers, 1990-93 ............................116
CAREER PASSING YARDS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
Ryan Berry, 2005-08 ..........................6,023 Ted Wahl, 1985-88..............................6,016 Andy Rennerfeldt, 1997-00 ................5,351 Brad Nelson, 2001-04 ........................5,328 Dan Fjeldheim, 1999-02 ....................5,176 Todd McDonald, 1990-93 ..................4,999 Mike Busch, 1984-85 ........................4,980 Shane Bouman, 1988-91 ....................4,663 Noel Boucheâ€™, 1996-98 ......................3,947 Bill Perron, 1994-96 ..........................3,747
CAREER RUSHING YARDS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
Josh Ranek, 1997-2001 ......................6,744 Anthony Watson, 2003-06 ..................3,712 Kyle Minett, 2007-present................3,470 Dan Sonnek, 1984-87 ........................3,304 Les Tuma, 1970-73 ............................3,018 Cory Koenig, 2004-07 ........................2,990 Darwin Gonnerman, 1966-68 ............2,598 Rick Wegher, 1981-84 ........................2,293 Paul Klinger, 1990-94 ........................2,161 Joe Thorne, 1959-61 ..........................2,156
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
Jeff Tiefenthaler, 1983-86 ..................3,621 Josh Davis, 2002-05 ..........................3,192 JaRon Harris, 2005-08........................2,241 Rusty Lenners, 1993-96......................1,942 J.D. Berreth, 1986-88 ........................1,868 Glen Fox, 2006-09..............................1,832 Mike Myers, 1990-93 ........................1,818 Mike Ethier, 1981-83..........................1,816 Lionel Macklin, 1977-79 ....................1,700 Darren Baartman, 1988-91 ................1,658
SINGLE-SEASON TOTAL OFFENSE
Brad Nelson, 2003 ..............................3,056 Ryan Berry, 2008................................3,009 Ted Wahl, 1986 ..................................2,965 Todd McDonald, 1993 ........................2,937 Mike Busch, 1985 ..............................2,517 Mike Busch, 1984 ..............................2,417 Ted Wahl, 1988 ..................................2,403 Andy Rennerfeldt, 1999 ....................2,351 Dan Fjeldheim, 2002 ..........................2,257 Andy Kardoes, 2006 ..........................2,230
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
Brad Nelson, 2003 ..............................3,141 Ryan Berry, 2008................................3,106 Todd McDonald, 1993 ........................2,715 Dan Fjeldheim, 2002 ..........................2,663 Mike Busch, 1985 ..............................2,554 Ted Wahl, 1986 ..................................2,542 Mike Busch, 1984 ..............................2,436 Dan Fjeldheim, 2001 ..........................2,268 Brad Nelson, 2004 ..............................2,225 Ryan Berry, 2007................................2,132
Josh Ranek, 1999................................2,055 Josh Ranek, 1998................................1,881 Josh Ranek, 2001................................1,804 Dan Sonnek, 1985 ..............................1,518 Rick Wegher, 1984..............................1,317 Kyle Minett, 2009..............................1,304 Kyle Minett, 2008..............................1,289 Cory Koenig, 2007..............................1,266 Dan Nelson, 1993 ..............................1,150 Anthony Watson, 2004 ......................1,088
1. Jeff Tiefenthaler, 1986 ............................73 2. Josh Davis, 2002......................................70 JaRon Harris, 2008 ..................................70 4. Glen Fox, 2008 ........................................66 5. Josh Davis, 2003......................................63 6. Glen Fox, 2009 ........................................62 7. Rusty Lenners, 1995 ................................55 8. Jeff Tiefenthaler, 1985 ............................54 Mike Myers, 1991....................................54 10. Brian Janecek, 2004 ................................52
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6-3, 255, Sr. Defensive Lineman Ashton, Iowa Sheldon H.S. Major: Animal Science
rian has settled into a starting role on the Jackrabbit defensive line this season
2010: Has started all four games at defensive tackle ... made careerhigh nine tackles, including six solos, in season opener at Delaware ... credited with five tackles, including a sack, in home opener versus Illinois State ... made four tackles in game at Nebraska 2009: Contributed in a reserve role in 11 of team’s 12 games ... opened season with 1.5 tackles for loss, including sack, against Georgia Southern ... posted season-high four tackles in home games against Indiana State and Southern Illinois ... lone tackle of game versus North Dakota State was a sack for loss of six yards ... credited with two tackles, including sack, in Football Championship Subdivision playoff game versus Montana 2008: Played in first 10 games of the season, starting seven ... opened season by recording three tackles, including one for loss, and forcing and recovering a fumble at Iowa State ... registered career-high eight tackles, including half-sack, versus Cal Poly ... credited with safety on sack in home opener against Youngstown State ... ranked fifth on team with five tackles for loss, totaling 18 yards 2007: Played in six games, recording six tackles ... made three stops, including two tackles for loss, in Jackrabbit victory over Stephen F. Austin ... forced and recovered fumble on second-half kickoff to set up field goal in Jackrabbit victory over North Dakota State ... also credited with two tackles in game against NDSU 2006: Redshirted BEFORE SDSU: Earned Class 2A first-team all-state honors from
both the Des Moines Register and the Iowa Newspaper Association ... was a three-year letter winner for coach Matt Meendering at Sheldon High School ... in addition to being a two-time team most valuable player in football, he was captain of the wrestling team and also lettered in track ... academic all-state selection Year 2007 2008 2009 2010 Career
CAREER DEFENSIVE STATISTICS
G 6 10 11 4 31
Solo 4 9 6 10 29
Ast Total 2 6 11 20 13 19 8 18 34 63
TFL-Yds Sack-Yds 2.0-3 0-0 5.0-18 2.0-11 4.0-23 3.0-21 1.0-6 1.0-6 12.0-50 6.0-38
FF 1 1 0 0 2
COACH STIG’S COMMENTS “Brian Fischer has slowly and methodically, with a ton of hard work, become an excellent interior defensive lineman for our football team. He has done it without saying a word as he is a very quiet individual. However, he is not quiet on the field as he talks with his pads and effort. “Fish” has been a great addition to our program and I expect him to continue to Make A Difference in this environment and wherever he ends up after graduation.”
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Theatre puts ‘fun’ into funeral preparation Four SDSU officials have literally landed a part to die for in State University Theatre’s opening production — “Dearly Departed.” The comedy tells the story of southerner Bud Turpin, who keels over at the breakfast table in the opening scene. A different actor plays Bud’s part at each performance, which runs Oct. 13-17 at Doner Auditorium on the South Dakota State University campus. Landing the mortal role on opening night Wednesday is Ray Peterson, director of SDSU Theatre. Peterson is followed by Stuart Melby, a community actor and owner of Melby Photography (Oct. 14); Brett Monson, president of the Students’ Association (Oct. 15); Jerry Jorgensen, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (Oct. 16); and Chris Guyotte, director of the production (Oct. 17). Their role is a simple one — drop dead before having grits and gravy. There are no lines to memorize. The humor comes from Turpin’s dysfunctional family, whose problems take center stage when they try to pull matters together for the funeral. First-born Ray-Bud (played by Nate Walz) drinks himself silly as the funeral bills mount. Bud’s younger son, Junior (played by Jake Windish) is juggling financial ruin, monster kids, and his own infidelity. Their spinster sister, Delightful, (played by Ben Rodman) copes with death as she does with life by devouring junk food. Others in the oddball cast of characters include Annamarie Trevvett as Bud’s wife, Raynelle, and Elizabeth Earl as Ray-Bud’s wife Lucille. Marguerite, (played by Rebeca Bailey) is the Bible-quoting, selfrighteous sister of the deceased. She is partnered with her worthless, unemployed son, Royce, portrayed by Michael Heuer. Amidst the chaos, the Turpins turn for comfort to friends and neighbors, an eccentric community of misfits who just manage to pull together and help each other through their hours of need, and finally, the fu“DEARLY DEPARTED” cast members include, clockwise from upper left, Jake neral. “Dearly Departed” contains a minimum of maWindish as Junior, Nate Walz as Ray-Bud, Annamarie Trevvett as Raynelle, and Ben ture language and situations and is not recommended Rodman as Delightful. The plays runs Oct. 13-17 in Doner Auditorium. for children under the age of 12.
STAGE NOTES “Dearly Departed” Dates: Wednesday-Sunday, Oct. 13-16, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17 – 2 p.m. Place: Doner Auditorium Tickets: Adults: $16 Senior citizens: $14 SDSU faculty and staff: $10 Non-SDSU student/child: $9 SDSU student: Free with ID
Future productions: • “White Christmas,” 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1-5, 2 p.m. Dec. 4-5, Doner Auditorium • “Nuts,” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16-19, 23-26, 2 p.m. Feb. 20 & 27, Performing Arts Center • “The Taming of the Shrew,” 7:30 p.m. April 13-16, 2 p.m. April 17, Doner Auditorium See all four for less A season book to State University Theatre entitles buyers to
see all four productions for $45 per adult, and $24 for high school age and under. State University Theatre also offers discounted season books to seniors (62 and older) for $39 and to SDSU employees for $27. Reservations Reservations are available 10 days prior to each performance. Tickets must be picked up by 7:30 p.m. the night of the per-
formance. The Theatre Box Office is located in the Performing Arts Center. For reservations call: (605) 688-6045. Box office hours (Opens 10 days prior to each performance) 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday-Friday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Performance nights Order tickets online at http://sdstate.tix.com
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Heading into the start of the 2010 football season, six former South Dakota State standouts were in training camps of National Football League teams, continuing the Jackrabbits’ long tradition of developing players into pro prospects. Headlining the list was Adam Vinatieri of the Indianapolis Colts. Vinatieri has earned a reputation as one the most consistent and clutch kickers in the NFL. After two Pro Bowl selections (2002, 2004), he left New England following the 2005 season as the team’s career scoring leader. Vinatieri’s career totals include 338-of-412 on field goal attempts, 82 percent, and 1,530 career points. He holds the second-longest streak of consecutive 100-point seasons to start a career in NFL history with 13 — a streak that ended during an injury-plagued 2009 campaign. Vinatieri also has excelled in the postseason. He holds the distinction of being the only kicker in NFL history to play in five different Super Bowl games, and made a field goal four of those games. He kicked last-second game-winning field goals in Super Bowl XXXVI against St. Louis and Super Bowl XXXVIII versus Carolina, as well as a game-tying 45-yard field goal in a snowstorm against Oakland in the 2001 AFC Playoffs. His career postseason totals include 42-of-51 on field goals and a perfect 51-of-51 on extra points. Vinatieri’s field goal totals are NFL postseason records, as are his 177 points. Vinatieri began his professional career with the Amsterdam Admirals of NFL Europe before signing with the New England Patriots in 1996. Four members of SDSU’s 2009 Football Championship Subdivision playoff team competed for NFL roster spots this summer, including defenisve standout Danny Batten. Batten became the first Jackrabbit player in 11 years to be taken in the NFL Draft, when he was selected by the Buffalo Bills in the sixth round. A defensive end in college, Batten was moved to linebacker at the professional level, but will miss the 2010 season after suffering an injury. Three other Jackrabbit standouts signed free-agent contracts following the 2010 draft. Offensive linemen Casey Bender and Casey Knips agreed to
JACKRABBITS CURRENTLY IN THE NFL
Buffalo Bills Lettered at SDSU 2006-09
Indianapolis Colts Lettered at SDSU 1991-94
terms with the Cleveland Browns and Arizona Cardinals, respecively, while linebacker Chris Johnson originally received a tryout with the Chicago Bears before signing with the Arizona Cardinals. In addition, Mitch Erickson spent training camp with the Seattle Seahawks, after spending the 2008 and 2009 season on the practice squad for the Denver Broncos. Another former Jackrabbit kicker, Parker Douglass, is playing professionally with the Sacramento Mountain Lions of the United Football League. Douglass kicked for the California Redwoods in 2009.
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SDSU PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL ALUMNI
Weldon Erickson • 1922, Minneapolis John Beasey • 1924, Green Bay Weert Englemann • 1930-33, Green Bay Ray Jenison • 1931, Green Bay Israel Ginsberg • 1935, Boston Alfred Arndt • 1935, Pittsburgh, Boston Paul “Whitey” Miller • 1936-38, Green Bay Mark Barber • 1937, Cleveland Robert Pylman •1938-39, Philadelphia Doug Eggers •1954-57, Baltimore; 1958, Chicago Cardinals Jerry Welch • 1955-56, Calgary (CFL) Dominic “Dick” Klawitter • 1956, Chicago Bears Pete Retzlaff • 1956, Detroit; 1956-66, Philadelphia Wayne Rasmussen • 1964-74, Detroit Ron Meyer • 1966, Pittsburgh Darwin Gonnerman • 1969-70, Ottawa (CFL) Jim Langer • 1970-79, Miami; 1980-81, Minnesota Tim Roth • 1971-77, Saskatchewan (CFL) Phil Engle • 1973, Birmingham (WFL) Lynn Boden • 1975-78, Detroit; 1979, Chicago Bill Matthews • 1978-81, New England; 1982-83, New York Giants; 1984, Denver Gold (USFL) Chuck Loewen • 1980-84, San Diego Bruce Klostermann • 1986-89, Denver; 1990-91, Los Angeles Raiders Mike Busch • 1987, New York Giants Brian Sisley • 1987, New York Giants Doug Miller • 1993-94, San Diego Dean Herrboldt • 1995-96, British Columbia (CFL) Adam Timmerman • 1995-98, Green Bay; 1999-2006, St. Louis
Adam Vinatieri • 1996, Amsterdam (WFL); 1996-2005 New England; 2006-present, Indianapolis Steve Heiden • 1999-2001, San Diego; 2002-09, Cleveland Josh Ranek • 2002, Dallas; 2002-05, Ottawa (CFL); 2006, Hamilton (CFL); 2007, Edmonton (CFL), Scott Connot • 2004-06, Kansas City Mitch Erickson • 2008-09, Denver (practice squad)
SDSU PLAYERS DRAFTED BY NFL TEAMS
1939: Bob Riddell, end, Philadelphia (17) 1951: Harry Gibbons, back, Chicago (20) 1951: Dick Peot, tackle, Detroit (28) 1953: Pete Retzlaff, back, Detroit (22) 1955: Jerry Welch, back, Baltimore (22) 1956: Dick Klawitter, center, Chicago (8) 1957: Harwood Hoeft, end, Baltimore (24) 1958: Wayne Haensel, tackle, N.Y. Giants (25) 1959: LeRoy Bergan, tackle, Baltimore (17) 1961: Leland Bondhus, tackle, Green Bay (19) 1962: Joe Thorne, back, Green Bay (12) 1962: Ron Frank, tackle, San Francisco (16) 1964: Wayne Rasmussen, back, Detroit (9) 1966: Ron Meyer, quarterback, Chicago (7) 1966: Ed Maras, end, Green Bay (20) 1970: Tim Roth, def. end, Oakland (16) 1973: Phil Engle, tackle, Green Bay (11) 1975: Lynn Boden, tackle, Detroit (1) 1975: Jerry Lawrence, tackle, Houston (8) 1976: Todd Simonsen, tackle, Houston (6) 1976: Bob Gissler, def. end, Miami (14) 1978: Bill Matthews, LB, New England (5)
JIM LANGER, left, is pictured with legendary Miami Dolphins head coach Don Shula during Langer’s induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1988. Langer is the only former North Central Conference player enshrined in the Canton, Ohio, Hall of Fame. A replica of his bust and other memorabilia is on display in the Ginn Trophy Room of the Stanley J. Marshall HPER Center at SDSU. 1980: Chuck Loewen, OT, San Diego (7) 1986: Bruce Klostermann, LB, Denver (8) 1993: Doug Miller, LB, San Diego (7) 1995: Adam Timmerman, OL, Green Bay (7) 1999: Steve Heiden, TE, San Diego (3) 2010: Danny Batten, DE/LB, Buffalo (6) Note: Number in parentheses indicates round selected
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TOP SINGLE-GAME PERFORMANCES PASSING YARDS 1. Dan Fjeldheim (37-55-1, 460, 2) ............460 • at St. Cloud State, 9-28-2002 2. Todd McDonald (17-28-1, 388, 4) ..........388 • at Mankato State, 11-6-2003 3. Mike Busch (26-45-3, 379, 2) ................379 • vs. Morningside, 9-15-1984 4. Ryan Berry (32-53-1, 375, 1) ..................375 • at Northern Iowa, 9-20-2008 5. Ted Wahl (26-49-3, 370, 3)......................370 • vs. South Dakota, 10-18-1986 6. Mike Busch (22-39-0, 361-2) ..................361 • vs. Nebraska-Omaha, 9-21-1985 7. Noel Bouche’ (20-27-0, 350, 4) ..............350 • vs. North Dakota State, 1997 Ryan Berry (30-44-2, 350, 1) ..................350 • at Stephen F. Austin (Texas), 9-27-2008 9. Mike Busch (20-31-0, 349, 1) ................349 • vs. Morningside, 10-5-1985 10. Brad Nelson (17-23-0, 346, 3) ................346 • at South Dakota, 10-25-2003
RUSHING YARDS 1. Josh Ranek......................41 carries, 291 yds. • vs. St. Cloud State, 11-13-1999 2. Josh Ranek......................39 carries, 282 yds. • at North Dakota State, 10-24-1998 3. Dan Sonnek ....................41 carries, 268 yds. • vs. Northern Colorado, 11-16-1985 4. Dan Sonnek ....................40 carries, 266 yds. • vs. Augustana, 10-26-1985 5. Cory Koenig ..................21 carries, 259 yds. • vs. Cal Poly, 10-20-2007
6. Josh Ranek......................26 carries, 254 yds. • at North Dakota State, 10-20-2001 7. Josh Ranek......................33 carries, 248 yds. • at South Dakota, 11-6, 1999 8. Josh Ranek......................30 carries, 245 yds. • at South Dakota, 10-27-2001 9. Ross Owen ......................................244 yds. • vs. Columbus College, 1922 Josh Ranek......................31 carries, 244 yds. • vs. Morningside (at Vermillion), 11-14-1998
TOTAL OFFENSE 1. Dan Fjeldheim (460 pass, -18 rush)..442 yds. • at St. Cloud State, 9-28-2002 2. Ted Wahl (316 pass, 123 rush) ........439 yds. • at North Dakota, 10-29-1988 3. Ted Wahl (370 pass, 64 rush) ..........434 yds. • at South Dakota, 10-18-86 4. Marty Higgins (315 pass, 109 rush) 424 yds. • at Augustana, 10-23-1982 5. Noel Bouché (350 pass, 66 rush) ....416 yds. • vs. North Dakota State, 10-25-1997 6. Ted Wahl (304 pass, 91 rush) ..........395 yds. • at Augustana, 10-25, 1986 7. Todd McDonald (388 pass, 6 rush)..394 yds. • at Mankato State, 11-6-1993 8. Mike Busch (379 pass, -17 rush) ....362 yds. • vs. Morningside, 9-15-1984 9. Mike Law (249 pass, 110 rush) ......359 yds. • at Mankato State, 11-5-1983 10. Mike Busch (361 pass, -4 rush) ......357 yds. • vs. Nebraska-Omaha, 10-6-1984
RECEIVING YARDS 1. Jeff Tiefenthaler ..................12 rec., 256 yds. • at North Dakota, 9-27-1986 2. Jeff Tiefenthaler ..................14 rec., 234 yds. • at South Dakota, 10-18-86 3. Jeff Tiefenthaler ..................10 rec., 233 yds. • at Morningside, 10-5-1985 4. Nate Millerbernd ..................9 rec., 202 yds. • vs. Mankato State, 11-16-1996 5. Josh Davis..............................9 rec., 187 yds. • vs. North Dakota, 10-11-2003 6. Jeff Tiefenthaler ....................8 rec., 179 yds. • vs. Northern Colorado 11-15-1986
RECEPTIONS 1. Josh Davis............................16 rec., 164 yds. • vs. Western Washington, 10-12-2002 2. Jeff Tiefenthaler ..................14 rec., 234 yds. • at South Dakota, 10-18-86 3. Jeff Tiefenthaler ..................12 rec., 256 yds. • at North Dakota, 9-27-1986 Josh Davis............................12 rec., 138 yds. • at Southern (La.), 9-25-2004 Glen Fox..............................12 rec., 101 yds. • vs. Southern Illinois, 11-7-2009 6. Josh Davis............................11 rec., 155 yds. • at St. Cloud State, 9-28-2002 Brian Janecek ......................11 rec., 141 yds. • vs. Augustana, 11-6-2004 Rusty Lenners ......................11 rec., 114 yds • at North Dakota, 9-30-1995
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COMPLIANCE CORNER A message from Kathy Heylens, Associate Athletic Director for Compliance/SWA: If in doubt – ask! This simple phrase is a friendly reminder to alumni, fans, and friends of SDSU that it is always better to ask before you act! There are many ways to be involved with athletic teams, but we must always be mindful to do so within the University, conference, and NCAA rules and regulations. To this end, the athletic department compliance program is designed to: • Create a culture of compliance among all constituents of the athletic program, including student-athletes, coaches, staff, and fans, in keeping with NCAA, conference and institutional rules and regulations. • Monitor all aspects of the athletic program to ensure compliance; identify and report all instances in which compliance has not been achieved; and affirm that appropriate corrective actions are taken, and • Educate all constituents about applicable NCAA, conference and institutional rules. It is our utmost goal to strive for athletic excellence, which can be achieved with ethical conduct and integrity. We are grateful for your loyal and continuing support, and rely upon you to partner with us creating a championship environment for all our athletic teams. Please feel free to contact the compliance office by e-mail at
Kathy.Heylens@sdstate.edu or by phone at (605) 688-5308 if you have any questions or need clarification. With appreciation, Kathy Heylens Associate Athletic Director for Compliance/ Senior Woman Administrator You are a Representative of Athletics Interest (booster) if you: ~ Contribute to the Department of Athletics or its booster organizations (e.g. Jackrabbit Club) ~ Join or participate in SDSU’s various Athletics Department booster groups (e.g., sport specific “friends of” groups, etc.) ~ Hold, or have ever held, season tickets ~ Have a guardianship role over a studentathlete (e.g., parent or legal guardian) ~ Provide allowable benefits (e.g., summer jobs) to enrolled student-athletes ~ Promote SDSU Athletics in any way Remember, once you are identified as a booster, you retain that identity forever. Boosters are bound by NCAA and SDSU University rules. As a result, boosters are responsible for notifying The Athletic Compliance Office of any potential rules violations. Even if a violation is unintentional, the eligibility of a prospective student-athlete (recruit) or enrolled student-athlete could be placed in jeopardy.
Allowable Booster Activities ~ Viewing a prospect’s game on your own initiative ~ Receiving a call from a prospect only if the prospect initiates the call and it is not for a recruiting purpose ~ Continuing to have contact with an established family friend or neighbor who is a prospect ~ Notifying the coaching staff of outstanding prospects As a Booster you may NOT: ~ Contact or call a prospect ~ Contact or call a prospect’s parent, coach, principal or counselor ~ Assist with the actual evaluation of talent ~ Purchase a ticket from a student-athlete As a booster you may NOT give/provide a prospect: ~ Cash or loans in any amount ~ Gifts of any kind including on special occasions such as birthdays, holidays, etc. ~ Free or reduced cost services, rentals, or purchases of any type (e.g., clothing, airline tickets, car repairs, meals, etc.) ~ Use of an automobile or transportation ~ Ticket to an athletic or other event
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6-6, 315, Sr. Offensive Lineman Norfolk, Neb. Norfolk Catholic H.S. Major: Educational Administration
acob received a sixth year of eligibility after battling through adversity during his time as a Jackrabbit ...was injured in an automobile accident prior to enrolling at SDSU and persevered before working his way onto the field in 2008... regarded as one of the top offensive line recruits in the 2005 recruiting class 2010: Earned starting assignment at left guard for the first two games of the season, at Delaware and at home versus Illinois State 2009: Backed up at the guard positions ... played in 10 of the team’s 12 games ... saw action in each of the first nine games before missing Minnesota game due to injury ... recipient of Missouri Valley Football Conference Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award and member of MVFC Honor Roll 2008: Played in four games ... made collegiate debut in home opener against Youngstown State ... saw action in three consecutive games late in the season: at Indiana State and home games against Missouri State and Illinois State BEFORE SDSU: Was a multi-sport standout at Norfolk Catholic
High School, where he earned three letters in football for coach Jeff Bellar ... earned all-state honors in football in 2004 ... three-time state meet qualifier in wrestling who finished as Class C runner-up at heavyweight in 2005 ... academic all-state selection
COACH STIG’S COMMENTS “Jake Ludemann has been through a lot, but his attitude has never deviated from being upbeat and positive. Having been in a serious car accident as a high school senior, Jake has battled every day through surgeries and rehab. He has battled to a point of being a starter for the Jacks on the offensive line. A great student, I expect he will obtain his Master’s Degree before he leaves SDSU. His play, his smile, his attitude all have Made a Difference here at SDSU.”
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MISSOURI VALLEY FOOTBALL CONFERENCE
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LEAGUE MEMBERS • Illinois State — Normal, Ill. • Indiana State — Terre Haute, Ind. • Missouri State — Springfield, Mo. • North Dakota State — Fargo, N.D. • Northern Iowa — Cedar Falls, Iowa • South Dakota State — Brookings, S.D. • Southern Illinois — Carbondale, Ill. • Western Illinois — Macomb, Ill. • Youngstown State — Youngstown, Ohio
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The past four seasons have dealt great change to the Missouri Valley Football Conference. Within that span, the league has lost a member, gained two members and changed its name. Despite those developments, a quality nationally competitive product has been a constant for the league, which celebrated its Silver Anniversary in 2009. The Missouri Valley Football Conference enters its 26th year of existence this fall and has proven to be one of the nation’s premier NCAA Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) leagues. There’s not much that has eluded the conference in its first 25 years of existence. The league’s first two-plus decades have included national championships, national players of the year, national coaches of the year, No. 1 national rankings, and countless All-Americans. Strong coaching and great players have helped make the league a national force, but the stability and leadership of Commissioner Patty Viverito -- the only commissioner the league has ever known -- has helped make the Missouri Valley Football Conference a standard bearer on the FCS scene. Indeed, all signs point to continued national prominence for the Missouri Valley Football Conference as it enters its 26th season in 2010. In June 2008, presidents of the nine-member Gateway Football Conference and the 10-member Missouri Valley Conference approved a rebranding initiative that changed the football conference name from the Gateway Football Conference to the Missouri Valley Football Conference. It represented the second name change for the football league. Initially, the conference competed as the Gateway Collegiate Athletic Conference (1985-91) and the Gateway Football Conference (1992-2007). Although the league shares the Missouri Valley name, the football-playing members compete under a separate administrative umbrella, as the Missouri Valley Conference and the Missouri Valley Football Conference will remain separate entities. While the 2009 season didn’t produce a national championship, it was a successful one, as Southern Illinois and South Dakota State represented the conference in the playoffs, marking the 15th-straight season in which at least two teams have participated in post-season play. For three-straight weeks to close out the regular season, Southern Illinois enjoyed the No. 1 national ranking, while RB Deji Karim of Southern Illinois and DE Danny Batten of South Dakota State were finalists in the Walter Payton Award and Buck Buchanan voting, respectively, with each finishing third. The Missouri Valley Football Conference has two recent national championships (Western
Kentucky - 2002; Youngstown State - 1997), and league members Youngstown State (3) and Southern Illinois (1) own additional titles prior to their league membership, meaning six FCS championship trophies are housed on league campuses, in addition to three (Youngstown State twice and UNI in 2005) runner-up finishes. Only five FCS leagues possess more than a single FCS championship trophy, and the Missouri Valley Football Conference is among that elite. In recent years, the league has established itself as a leader among FCS conferences. During the past 13 years, the league has two national championships and eight other semifinal trips. The league’s 36-27 playoff mark in that span is third-best among all FCS leagues, and the conference has had four teams reach the title game since 1997. The Missouri Valley Football Conference success is not limited to the immediate past. During the decade of the 1990’s, current members of the league compiled a 34-19 mark in the FCS playoffs, bettered only by the Southern Conference, whose members were 37-19 in that decade. Team accomplishments have helped solidify the Missouri Valley Football Conference as an FCS elite, but individuals at the league’s member institutions are the real source of pride within the conference. Thanks to great players and strong coaching, the Missouri Valley Football Conference has reached and will maintain its place among the FCS best. Last year, despite tough scheduling, six teams in the conference had winning records, marking the first time that’s ever happened in the 25-year history of the league. The Missouri Valley Football Conference has had four teams (or more) with better than .500 records in the same season 16 times now, including the past 12 seasons. In 1997, Youngstown State grabbed the crowned jewel for the conference, as the league had one of its most successful seasons. In addition to claiming the league’s first national championship, the Penguins finished the year ranked No. 1, marking the first time a league member has held that spot in a season-ending poll. That year, Western Illinois was at No. 6, marking the first time the league ended the year with two teams ranked among the top six. In 1999, the Missouri Valley Football Conference trumped that, as Youngstown State finished the year No. 2 and Illinois State was No. 3. UNI also finished in the top 20 in both nationally recognized polls. In 2002, Western Kentucky added to the league’s national championship trophy case with an FCS crown, while both WKU (No. 1) and Western Illinois (No. 5) finished among the nation’s top five in the season-ending polls. The Hilltoppers became the first school to earn
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MISSOURI VALLEY FOOTBALL CONFERENCE victories against the tourney’s top three seeds en route to their national championship. In 2003, four Valley teams represented the league in the 16-team NCAA playoffs, marking the first time any league has sent that many to the playoffs in the same year. In 2004, Southern Illinois spent a leaguerecord 11 weeks as the nation’s top-ranked team, while all eight league teams received votes for the Top 25 at some point in the season. Linebacker Boomer Grigsby of Illinois State earned a National Defensive Player of the Year honor, while SIU’s Jerry Kill was National Coach of the Year. In 2005, UNI became the fourth league school to reach the FCS championship game since 1997, while Southern Illinois and Western Kentucky combined to hold the nation’s No. 1 ranking in the top-25 polls for five weeks. In 2006, Youngstown State won its secondstraight league championship and the Penguins were joined in the playoff field by Illinois State and Southern Illinois. That marked only the second time in league history the league had more than two teams qualify for the 16-team playoff field. SIU’s Arkee Whitlock was a national player of the year award winner (College Sporting News) and was third in the Walter Payton Award balloting. In 2008, six teams were nationally ranked in the same poll, marking the first time in league history that had happened. Those six teams were ranked for four consecutive weeks. North Dakota State held the nation’s No. 1 spot for its first two weeks as a conference member, while rookie coach Dale Lennon of Southern Illinois became just the third mentor to win Coach of the Year honors in his first league season. The original Gateway Conference was founded as a women’s athletic organization in August 1982, following the dissolution of the Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women. In September of that year, Patty Viverito was named the first commissioner of the newly founded conference, a position she maintains today. Before moving to its permanent headquarters in St. Louis, the conference spent three organizational months on the campus of Eastern Illinois University. In July of 1992, the 10-team conference disbanded as its women’s programs realigned with their men’s teams in their respective conferences. The league assumed its new name on July 1, 1992, becoming the Gateway Football Conference, an NCAA FCS football league comprised of seven Midwest institutions. The Gateway Conference football division was born on August 21, 1985, when the Gate-
SOUTH DAKOTA STATE officially opened the Missouri Valley Football Conference era by defeating Youngstown State, 40-7, on Sept. 6, 2008, at Coughlin-Alumni Stadium. The Jackrabbits ended their inaugural season in the MVFC with a 6-2 league record. way Conference President’s Council voted to add a FCS football division for six of its members to the previously all-women’s athletics organization. Founding members of the football division were Eastern Illinois, Illinois State, UNI, Southern Illinois, Southwest Missouri State (now Missouri State) and Western Illinois. The creation of the football division marked the first time in college annals that football was added to a women’s conference. In June of 1986, Indiana State became the seventh member of the conference. In the 25 years of the football division, league membership has been stable -- with only five fluctuations since 1986 Eastern Illinois left the league to join the Ohio Valley Conference in 1996, while Youngstown State joined the conference in 1997 to return league membership to its original seven-member status. League membership reached what was then an all-time high of eight members for the start of the 2001 season with the addition of Western Kentucky. The Hilltoppers left the league after six years to join the Sun Belt (FBS) North Dakota State and South Dakota State joined for the start of the 2008 season, giving the league nine members for the first time. The Missouri Valley Football Conference is among 10 FCS conferences that receive automatic bids to the NCAA FCS Championship. The conference has had an automatic bid since 1986, as the FCS Football Committee waived the league’s two-year waiting period and granted the league an automatic bid after just one year. The Missouri Valley Football Conference is the only automatic FCS qualifying conference that sponsors football as its only sport, as the league completed its service to women’s athlet-
ics following the 1991-92 season. Although the league no longer sponsors women’s sports, the league has an historical place in the development of intercollegiate women’s athletics. The 10 founders of the original Gateway Collegiate Athletic Conference currently belong to three conferences. Eight members joined their men’s programs in the Missouri Valley: Bradley, Drake, Illinois State, Indiana State, Missouri State, UNI, Southern Illinois, and Wichita State. Eastern Illinois is now in the Ohio Valley Conference, while Western Illinois competes in The Summit League. Members of the Missouri Valley Football Conference (and initial year of membership) include: Illinois State University (1985), Indiana State University (1986), Missouri State University (1985), North Dakota State University (2008), the University of Northern Iowa (1985), South Dakota State University (2008), Southern Illinois University (1985), Western Illinois University (1985), and Youngstown State University (1997). Five Missouri Valley Football Conference members also compete in the Missouri Valley Conference (Illinois State, Indiana State, Missouri State, Northern Iowa, and Southern Illinois). Three league schools compete in The Summit League (North Dakota State, South Dakota State, and Western Illinois), while Youngstown State competes in the Horizon League for its other sports. In its decade of operation, the Gateway sponsored championships in 10 women’s sports and football. The women’s sports were basketball, cross country, golf, indoor and outdoor track & field, swimming and diving, tennis, softball, volleyball and, early on, field hockey.
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MVFC NOTES, STANDINGS OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Jermaine Saffold, 6-1, 205, Jr., WR, Missouri State (Grandview, Mo.). Saffold recorded career highs with nine receptions and 114 receiving yards to help guide the Bears past No. 20 Youngstown State on Oct. 2. Saffold’s 43yard reception from Cody Kirby with 3:33 to go in the game put the victory on ice as he notched his third touchdown in four games. His nine receptions were the most by a Bear this season. DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Andre Martin, 6-1, 203, So., DB, Northern Iowa (St. Louis, Mo.). Martin came up with two interceptions and forced a fumble in UNI’s 24-14 win over South Dakota State. Martin’s first pick came late in the fist half. With SDSU threatening to score at the UNI 7, Martin intercepted the ball in the endzone to send UNI into the break with a 7-0 lead. Martin’s second pick came in the third quarter with the Panthers protecting a 14-7 lead. Martin also finished the game with eight tackles. SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Luke Thuston, 5-11, 185, R-Fr., S, Southern Illinois (Wildwood, Mo.). Tuston blocked his second punt in as many games, only this time he returned it eight yards for a touchdown. The previous week at Youngstown State, Thuston’s blocked punt led to a 38-yard Taylon Hunter return for a touchdown. Thuston also made his first career start at safety, and he had three tackles, 1.5 tackles for a loss of six yards, his first
2010 MVFC Standings SCHOOL Western Illinois Northern Iowa Illinois State Youngstown State Missouri State Southern Illinois Indiana State North Dakota State South Dakota State
fumble recovery, one pass breakup, the one blocked punt and one quarterback hurry. NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK: Shariff Harris, 6-1, 200, Jr., RB, Southern Illinois (Newark, N.J.). Harris rushed 37 times for 163 yards and two touchdowns to help No. 23 SIU snap a three-game losing streak. This was Harris’ first career 100-yard rushing game and he helped SIU rack up 342 yards on the ground as a team in the 38-17 win over No. 19 Illinois State. Harris got better as the game went along — 109 of his 163 yards came in the second half and he rushed 13 times for 78 yards in the fourth quarter alone. His two touchdowns came in the final 12 minutes of the game to help SIU pull away from the Redbirds.
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CONFERENCE 2-0 2-0 2-1 1-1 1-1 1-1 0-1 0-2 0-2
PF 68 40 85 56 76 66 7 25 28
PA 23 23 93 63 69 48 40 44 48
OVERALL 4-1 2-2 3-2 3-2 2-2 2-3 2-2 3-2 0-4
PF 190 60 143 164 131 160 127 104 34
PA 68 72 184 138 126 114 109 72 91
OTHER NOTABLE PERFORMANCES: OFFENSE • QB Ronnie Fouch, INS — Completed 15-0f-17 passes for 231 yards and four touchdowns vs. Quincy; • WR Warren Holloway, NDSU — Caught seven passes for career-high 184 yards; • RB Jamaine Cook, YSU — Rushed for 167 yards and two touchdowns in loss at Missouri State; • QB Tirrell Rennie, UNI — Rushed for two TDs and threw for another in win over South Dakota State; • WR Marvon Sanders, ILS — Caught eight passes for 104 yards and a touchdown vs. Southern Illinois DEFENSE • LB Adam Beauchamp, MSU — Recorded 10 tackles, two pass breakups and a 40-yard interception return for touchdown vs. Youngstown State • LB Brandon Kreczmer, WIU — Tallied 10 tackles, including 2.0 TFL and a half sack, at NDSU • S Donald D’Alesio, YSU — Made 11 tackles and forced a fumble vs. Missouri State
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MVFC COMPOSITE SCHEDULE THURSDAY, SEPT. 2 Missouri State 31, Eastern Kentucky 9 Western Illinois 45, Valparaiso (Ind.) 0 Illinois State 55, Central Missouri 54 Southern Illinois 70, Quincy (Ill.) 7 SATURDAY, SEPT. 4 Penn State 44, Youngstown State 14 North Dakota State 6, Kansas 3 Indiana State 57, St. Joseph’s (Ind.) 7 SATURDAY, SEPT. 11 Northwestern (Ill.) 37, Illinois State 3 Cincinnati (Ohio) 40, Indiana State 7 Delware 26, South Dakota State 3 Purdue (Ind.) 31, Western Illinois 21 Youngstown State 31, Butler (Ind.) 7 Kansas State 48, Missouri State 24 Northern Iowa 16, North Dakota State 9 Illinois 35, Southern Illinois 3 SATURDAY, SEPT. 18 Western Illinois 56, Sam Houston State 14 Stephen F. Austin 22, Northern Iowa 20 Youngstown State 63, Central Connecticut St. 24 North Dakota State 35, Morgan State 9 *Illinois State 24, South Dakota State 14 Southeast Missouri St. 24, Southern Illinois 21
SATURDAY, OCT. 23 *Western Illinois at Missouri State, 1 p.m. *Youngstown State at South Dakota State, 2 p.m. *Indiana State at North Dakota State, 3 p.m. *Illinois State at Northern Iowa, 4:05 p.m.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 25 *Western Illinois 40, Indiana State 7 *Youngstown State 31, Southern Illinois 28 *Illinois State 44, Missouri State 41 (OT) North Dakota State 38, South Dakota 16 Nebraska 17, South Dakota State 3 Iowa State 27, Northern Iowa 0
SATURDAY, OCT. 30 *Illinois State at Western Illinois, 2 p.m. *Northern Iowa at Youngstown State, 2 p.m. *Southern Illinois at Missouri State, 2 p.m. *South Dakota State at Indiana State, 2:05 p.m.
SATURDAY, OCT. 2 *Southern Illinois 38, Illinois State 17 *Western Illinois 28, North Dakota State 16 *Missouri State 35, Youngstown State 25 *Northern Iowa 24, South Dakota State 14 Indiana State 56, Quincy (Ill.) 22 SATURDAY, OCT. 9 *Northern Iowa at Southern Illinois, 2 p.m. *Illinois State at Indiana State, 2:05 p.m. *North Dakota State at Youngstown State, 3 p.m. Missouri State at Murray State, 3 p.m. *Western Illinois at South Dakota State, 6 p.m. SATURDAY, OCT. 16 *North Dakota State at Illinois State, 2 p.m. *South Dakota State at Southern Illinois, 2 p.m. *Missouri State at Indiana State, 3:05 p.m. Northern Iowa at South Dakota, 4:05 p.m. *Youngstown State at Western Illinois, 6 p.m.
*Missouri Valley Football Conference game. Note: All times are Central Time
SATURDAY, NOV. 6 *Missouri State at South Dakota State, 1 p.m. *Youngstown State at Illinois State, 1 p.m. *Northern Iowa at Indiana State, 2:05 p.m. *Southern Illinois at North Dakota State, 3 p.m. SATURDAY, NOV. 13 *Indiana State at Youngstown State, noon *Western Illinois at Southern Illinois, 1 p.m. Eastern Illinois at Illinois State, 1 p.m. *South Dakota State at North Dakota St., 3 p.m. *Missouri State at Northern Iowa, 4:05 p.m. SATURDAY, NOV. 20 *Indiana State at Southern Illinois, 1 p.m. *North Dakota State at Missouri State, 1 p.m. *Northern Iowa at Western Illinois, 1 p.m. North Dakota at South Dakota State, 1 p.m.
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MVFC TEAM LEADERS SCORING OFFENSE 1. Western Illinois 2. Youngstown State 3. Missouri State 4. Southern Illinois 5. Indiana State 6. Illinois State 7. North Dakota State 8. Northern Iowa 9. South Dakota State
G 5 5 4 5 4 5 5 4 4
TD 27 22 17 22 18 17 12 7 4
FG 1 3 4 2 1 8 7 4 2
XP 25 21 17 22 16 13 11 6 2
2XP 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1
DXP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SAF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pts 190 164 131 160 127 143 104 60 34
Avg 38.0 32.8 32.8 32.0 31.8 28.6 20.8 15.0 8.5
RUSHING OFFENSE 1. Western Illinois 2. Indiana State 3. Northern Iowa 4. Youngstown State 5. Southern Illinois 6. Missouri State 7. Illinois State 8. North Dakota State 9. South Dakota State
SCORING DEFENSE 1. Western Illinois 2. North Dakota State 3. Northern Iowa 4. South Dakota State 5. Southern Illinois 6. Indiana State 7. Youngstown State 8. Missouri State 9. Illinois State
G 5 5 4 4 5 4 5 4 5
TD 8 7 9 11 15 15 18 15 24
FG 4 8 3 5 3 1 4 7 5
XP 8 6 7 10 15 10 18 11 19
2XP 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 3
DXP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SAF 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
Pts 68 72 72 91 114 109 138 126 184
Avg 13.6 14.4 18.0 22.8 22.8 27.2 27.6 31.5 36.8
TOTAL OFFENSE G 1. Western Illinois 5 2. Missouri State 4 3. Northern Iowa 4 4. Illinois State 5 5. Indiana State 4 6. Youngstown State 5 7. Southern Illinois 5 8. North Dakota State 5 9. South Dakota State 4
Rush Pass Plays Total Yds/G 1,371 947 377 2,318 463.6 698 965 306 1,663 415.8 898 720 250 1,618 404.5 688 1,205 352 1,893 378.6 916 587 260 1,503 375.8 1,057 730 329 1,787 357.4 932 792 335 1,724 344.8 673 886 292 1,559 311.8 450 795 255 1,245 311.2
PASS OFFENSE 1. Missouri State 2. Illinois State 3. South Dakota State 4. Western Illinois 5. Northern Iowa 6. North Dakota State 7. Southern Illinois 8. Indiana State 9. Youngstown State
G 4 5 4 5 4 5 5 4 5
Att 75 108 81 74 48 63 76 54 67
Cmp 138 174 153 131 89 123 130 96 109
Int 2 6 10 1 5 3 7 1 3
Pct. 54.3 62.1 52.9 56.5 53.9 51.2 58.5 56.2 61.5
Yds 965 1205 795 947 720 886 792 587 730
Avg 7.0 6.9 5.2 7.2 8.1 7.2 6.1 6.1 6.7
TD Yds/G 6 241.2 7 241.0 3 198.8 9 189.4 2 180.0 4 177.2 7 158.4 5 146.8 5 146.0
TOTAL DEFENSE G 1. Western Illinois 5 2. Southern Illinois 5 3. Northern Iowa 4 4. North Dakota State 5 5. Indiana State 4 6. Youngstown State 5 7. South Dakota State 4 8. Missouri State 4 9. Illinois State 5
Rush Pass Plays Total Yds/G 775 697 323 1,472 294.4 731 779 311 1,510 302.0 311 926 269 1,237 309.2 827 827 315 1,654 330.8 798 542 251 1,340 335.0 577 1,168 329 1,745 349.0 930 569 283 1,499 374.8 554 1161 297 1,715 428.8 923 1328 377 2,251 450.2
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G 5 4 4 5 5 4 5 5 4
Att 246 164 161 220 205 168 178 169 102
Yds 1371 916 898 1057 932 698 688 673 450
Avg 5.6 5.6 5.6 4.8 4.5 4.2 3.9 4.0 4.4
TD 18 12 4 15 12 9 7 8 1
Yds/G 274.2 229.0 224.5 211.4 186.4 174.5 137.6 134.6 112.5
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MVFC INDIVIDUAL LEADERS RUSHING 1. Cook, Jamaine-YSU 2. Rennie, Tirrell-UNI 3. Flowers, Bryce-WIU 4. Anderson, C.-UNI 5. Minett, Kyle-SDSU 6. Gates, Darrius-INS 7. Bell, Shakir-INS 8. McNorton,D.J.-NDSU 9. Ray, Caulton-WIU 10. Douglas,Chris-MSU
G 5 4 5 4 4 4 4 5 5 4
PASSING AVG/GAME G 1. Kirby,Cody-MSU 4 2. Brown,Matt-ILS 5 3. O'Brien, Thomas-SDSU 4 4. Barr, Matt-WIU 5 5. Fouch, Ronnie-INS 4 6. Hess, Kurt-YSU 5 7. Dieker, Chris-SIU 5 8. Rennie, Tirrell-UNI 4 9. Mohler,Jose-NDSU 4 10. Davis, Zach-UNI 3 TOTAL OFFENSE 1. Kirby,Cody-MSU 2. Brown,Matt-ILS 3. Barr, Matt-WIU 4. Rennie, Tirrell-UNI 5. O'Brien, Thomas-SDSU 6. Hess, Kurt-YSU 7. Dieker, Chris-SIU 8. Fouch, Ronnie-INS 9. Cook, Jamaine-YSU 10. Flowers, Bryce-WIU
Att 94 71 84 58 78 61 47 73 98 46
Yds 581 429 534 404 401 390 379 472 449 290
Avg 6.2 6.0 6.4 7.0 5.1 6.4 8.1 6.5 4.6 6.3
Att-Cmp-Int Pct. 75 - 136 - 2 55.1 101 - 159 - 5 63.5 80 - 151 - 9 53.0 73 - 129 - 1 56.6 54 - 93 - 1 58.1 67 - 109 - 3 61.5 64 - 113 - 6 56.6 27 - 55 - 3 49.1 34 - 60 - 3 56.7 21 - 34 - 2 61.8
G Rush 4 145 5 36 5 251 4 429 4 -24 5 46 5 71 4 -24 5 581 5 534
TD Long 6 71 3 75 7 41 1 54 0 47 6 36 1 50 4 67 6 36 3 86 Yds 965 1148 789 931 587 730 659 505 348 215
Yds/G 116.2 107.2 106.8 101.0 100.2 97.5 94.8 94.4 89.8 72.5
TD Avg/G 6 241.2 7 229.6 3 197.2 8 186.2 5 146.8 5 146.0 5 131.8 2 126.2 0 87.0 0 71.7
Pass Plays Total Yds/G 965 176 1110 277.5 1148 175 1184 236.8 931 164 1182 236.4 505 126 934 233.5 789 154 765 191.2 730 133 776 155.2 659 139 730 146.0 587 100 563 140.8 0 94 581 116.2 0 84 534 106.8
RECEPTIONS/GAME 1. Sanders,Marvon-ILS 2. Saffold,Jermain-MSU 3. Kool, Tyrel-SDSU 4. Allaria, Joe-SIU 5. Evans, Jeff-SIU 6. Holloway, Warren-NDSU Minett, Kyle-SDSU 8. Crump, Terriun-WIU Walker,Tyrone-ILS 10. Dotson,Cadarrius-MSU TACKLES (All positions) Player 1. Domino, Derek-SDSU 2. Howe,Josh-ILS 3. Wise, Anthony-SDSU 4. Davis,Austin-ILS 5. Glazier, Kyle-WIU 6. Thompson, Jamar-UNI 7. Evans,Preston-NDSU 8. Sasson, John-YSU 9. Martin, Andre-UNI Willson,Chad-NDSU INTERCEPTIONS 1. Martin, Andre-UNI 2. Strong,Jimmie-MSU 3. Jones,EJ-ILS 4. Rodgers, Boo-SIU 5. Anderson,Matt-NDSU Eaves,Daniel-NDSU
G Rec 5 40 4 25 4 24 5 29 4 22 5 20 4 16 5 19 5 19 4 15
Cl SR JR JR SO SR SR JR JR SO JR Cl SO JR SR FR SR JR
Yds 483 377 289 272 227 394 87 261 222 171
G Solo 4 15 5 29 4 15 5 23 5 16 4 11 5 15 5 23 4 12 4 11 G 4 3 5 4 5 5
No 3 2 3 2 2 2
TD Long Avg/C Rec/G 2 51 12.1 8.0 3 66 15.1 6.2 1 44 12.0 6.0 1 37 9.4 5.8 1 16 10.3 5.5 3 58 19.7 4.0 0 17 5.4 4.0 1 43 13.7 3.8 2 32 11.7 3.8 1 34 11.4 3.8 Ast Total Avg/G Sack 34 49 12.2 0 26 55 11.0 0 24 39 9.8 0 23 46 9.2 0 29 45 9.0 2 23 34 8.5 2 27 42 8.4 0 17 40 8.0 0 18 30 7.5 0 19 30 7.5 1 Yds 4 47 10 3 16 0
TD 0 0 0 0 0 0
LG 4 47 10 3 16 0
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JACKRABBIT ATHLETICS SCHEDULE OCTOBER 8-10 Women’s Golf at LPGA Xavier Invitational; Daytona Beach, Fla. Women’s Tennis at Kellogg Classic; Macomb, Ill. 9 Football vs. Western Illinois [Beef Bowl], 6 p.m. Volleyball at IUPUI, 7 p.m. ET 9-10 Equestrian at Wisconsin-River Falls 10 Soccer vs. Western Illinois, 1 p.m. 14 Soccer at Southern Utah, 3 p.m. MT 15 Volleyball at IPFW, 7 p.m. ET Women’s Cross Country at Bradley Invitational; Peoria, Ill. 16 Football at Southern Illinois, 2 p.m. Soccer at UMKC, noon Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving at North Dakota, 1 p.m. Volleyball at Oakland, 7 p.m. ET Men’s Cross Country at Pre-Nationals; Terre Haute, Ind. 18-19 Men’s Golf at Bill Ross Intercollegiate; Kansas City, Mo. Women’s Golf at MSU/Payne Stewart Memorial; Springfield, Mo. 19 Volleyball vs. Drake (Iowa), 6 p.m. 22 Volleyball vs. IUPUI, 7 p.m. 23 Football vs. Youngstown State [Hobo Day], 2 p.m. Volleyball vs. Western Illinois, 7 p.m. Soccer at North Dakota State, noon 25-26 Men’s Golf at Bill Cullum Invitational; Simi Valley, Calif. 28 Volleyball at Southern Utah, 7 p.m. MT 29 Soccer vs. Oral Roberts, 6 p.m. 29-30 Equestrian hosts IHSA Western competition: TBA (at Swiftel Center) 30 Men’s Swimming and Diving vs. Western Illinois; Ames, Iowa, 1 p.m. Women’s Swimming and Diving at Iowa State/vs. Western Illinois; Ames, Iowa, 1 p.m.
Football at Indiana State, 3:05 p.m. ET Volleyball at UMKC, 7 p.m. Cross Country at Summit League Championships; Indianapolis 31 Equestrian vs. Sacred Heart (Conn.)/Minnesota-Crookston; TBA (at Swiftel Center) Soccer vs. Centenary (La.), 1 p.m. Women’s Basketball vs. St. Cloud State (Minn.) [exhibition], 2 p.m. NOVEMBER 1 Men’s Basketball vs. Dakota State [exhibition), 7 p.m. 2 Volleyball vs. South Dakota, 7 p.m. 4 Women’s Baskeball vs. Bemidji State (Minn.) [exhibition], 7 p.m. 5 Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving vs. Wisconsin-Green Bay; 6 p.m. 5, 7 SDSU hosts Summit League Women’s Soccer Championship; Fishback Soccer Park 6 Wrestling hosts Warren Williamson/Daktronics Open, 9 a.m. Football vs. Missouri State [Hall of Fame Game], 1 p.m. Volleyball vs. North Dakota State, 7:30 p.m. 6-7 Equestrian at Minnesota-Crookston 11 Volleyball vs. Oral Roberts, 7 p.m. 12 Women’s Basketball vs. Utah Valley [WNIT First Round], 7 p.m. Men’s Basketball at Eastern Illinois, TBA 13 Volleyball vs. Centenary (La.), 7 p.m. Women’s Swimming & Diving vs. Northern Colorado/Northern Iowa; at Cedar Falls, Iowa, 10 a.m. Cross Country at NCAA Midwest Regional; Peoria, Ill., 1 p.m. Football at North Dakota State, 3 p.m. 13-14 Equestrian at North Dakota State 14 Men’s Basketball at Iowa, TBA Wrestling at Northwestern Duals; Evanston, Ill., TBA
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JACKRABBIT ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP DONORS PERPETUAL SCHOLARSHIPS Endowed scholarships of $10,000 or more
Brian and Denise Aamlid Gerald and Lynne Todd Acheson Amundson Men’s Golf Amundson-Stavenger Women’s Golf Rusty and Sherry Antonen Back of the Bus Ball Hogs Matt Beier — Burger King James D. and Kathryn L. Berreth Pete and Jo Binker Linton and Ora Bong Family Don and Donna Broksieck Brookings Health System Brookings Wrestling Association Dennis Busch Steve and Karla Carpenter Lance and Donna Carson Lloyd and Carol Carson Chuck and Mary Cecil Gene and JoAnn Cheever Roland Chicoine Citibank Lee Colburn Memorial Brad Cordts Geraldine Crabbs Cutler Family Dakotah Wallace M. Diehl Rick and Barb Dohrer David B. Doner Nicole Scherr Dorhout James and Maxine Dornbush Double W Ranch — Rich and Jo Waldner Dana and LaDawn Dykhouse Janice Hauge Embry Lawrence and Berenice Embry Jim Emmerich Engels Wrestling First National Bank Harry and Charleen Forsyth Friends of Bob Bartling R.B. “Jack” and Jean E. Frost William Garthune Ralph Ginn Brett Gorden — Burger King Gottschalk Family Ken and Cora Greeno
John Gross William Guptill Wayne Haensel Duane and Barbara Reed Harms Wayne Hauschild Lillian and Mylo Hellickson Jennie Stoker Helwig Roy and Inez Herold Michael Hillman Norm and Grace Hilson Gregory Holtquist Percy Huntemer Erv and Bev Huether Clair Husby Hyde Family Isenberg-Pederson Terry and Cecelia Hartman Iverson Jackrabbit Athletic Scholarship Roy Jackson Dale and Joan Jacobsen Cliff James Memorial Florence Jarman Keith and Cheryl Jensen Johnny Johnson Dean and Kendra Kattelmann Dan Kippley Family Wade Knutson Laverne “Korty” and Loretta Kortan Krogman Family Jake and Phyllis Krull Donald Kummer Jim Langer Donald Lane Larson Foundation Bill Lindsey Memorial Don and Cleo Lockwood H.B. MacDougal Stanley J. Marshall Ruth Marske Bob Masson Golf Kevin and Deborah McDermott Bob and Joni Miller — J.B. Enterprises Doug Miller Arthur and Kathryn Mitchell Paul and Doris Moriarty Merlin Newman Oien Family Ella Ollenburg Chuck Olsen Family Robert W. and Ardith G. Olson Osmundson Family Steve and Rachel Paula
Wayne Paulsen Marv and Jodi Peterson Phillip and Darlene Plumart Merle Pochop Henry Poppen Prairie Lanes Ray’s Corner — Mike Fergen Fred and Ardyne Rittershaus Les and Michael Roberts Dennis Ryland Howard M. Sauer Marjorie Rogers Sauer Becky Schmieding Orville and Trudy Schmieding SDSU Football SDSU Football Parents SDSU Wrestling J. Craig and Ann Seely Sharp Family Scholarship Jeff and Sue Schumacher Harold Shunk Sioux Empire Staters Club Bonnie Sivage Art and Lois Skaggs V.J. Smith Family Terry Sorenson South Dakota Quarter Horse Association Melvin Stoker Matt and Helen Sutton Red Threllfall/Dick Emmerich Kevin Tetzlaff Joe Thorne Ralph Towers Kim Tyler/Joe Walker Cliff VanHove Robert T. and Mary K. Wagner Warren Athletic Scholarship George Weber Frank and Louise Welch Mildred Stoker White Roger L. White Geoffrey and Macee Wilber Warren Williamson Verne Winter Family Lance and Amy Wipf — Burger King Wings of Thunder Larry and Linda Youngren Family Zenk Family Tom and Lynne Zimmer
ACORN ENDOWMENTS Endowed scholarships of less than $10,000
Sonja Anderson Family Baszler Family Monty and Peggy Bechtold Frank and Beverly Blaze Chuck and Kay Blazey Blue Stem Brookings Men’s Day Golf Burgers Family Dakota Abstract & Title Co., Inc. Bob Ehrke David Fremark Family Paul and Delores Gilbert Heineman Family Don and Lois Houwman Jackrabbit Fastpitch Ryan Johnson Family Konechne Family Lenz Family Letterwinners Legacy Fund Liles Family Peter and Katherine Looby Mahlum Family Tim and Diane Meyer Nate and Sarah Millerbernd Nancy Neiber Osborne Family Pederson-Isenberg Volleyball Endowment Piearson Family Popowski Family Prairie Striders Prest Family Doug Sayler Memorial Vern and Ruth Schaefer Bob Price Memorial Wayne Rasmussen Family Doug Sayler Memorial Bob and Carla Schmidt SDSU Baseball SDSU Golf SDSU Soccer SDSU Track and Field Mark and Jill Sweetman Gus and Donna Theodosopoulous Matt and Geri Thorn Craig and Della Tschetter Family Steve and Marni Ward Wurth Family Darrell and Richard Zimmerman
Jackrabbit Athletic Scholarship Endowment The opportunity to provide a gift to South Dakota State University athletics in your name or in the name of a loved one will truly make a difference in the lives of Jackrabbit student-athletes for years to come. Endowments help ensure the long-term sustainability of Jackrabbit Athletics and its programs. A pledge of $20,000 is needed to start an endowment. Payments may be structured toward the endowment a number of different ways. Once the fund reaches the $20,000 mark, distributions from the fund are used to support scholarships for student-athletes of South Dakota State University. For more information on giving opportunities, contact Mike Burgers, Associate Athletic Director for Development at (605) 697-7475 or by email at: email@example.com. The Bum 57
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JACKRABBIT ATHLETIC DONORS CHAMPIONS CLUB Contributions of $10,000 or more
Bowes Construction Central Business Supply Jeff and Christine Chicoine Concrete Contractors, Inc. Cubby’s Sports Bar and Grill Rick and Barb Dohrer DTS, Inc. Dana and LaDawn Dykhouse Mylo and Lillian Hellickson Holiday Inn City Centre Gregory Holtquist Todd and Seena Hyde Roy Jackson J.B. Enterprises Rich Koenigsfeld David and Shari Lane Dr. Peter and Katherine Looby Tim and Diane Meyer Midwest Glass — Jim and Joanne Skyberg Millborn Seeds Fred and Ardyne Rittershaus Les Roberts Rebecca Schmieding Jerome Stiegelmeier Matt and Helen Sutton Kim Tyler and Joseph Walker Merritt and Pamela Warren Tom and Mavis Willmott Winter, Inc.
DIRECTOR’S CLUB Contributions of $5,000-$9,999
Brian and Denise Aamlid V.J. Ahlers Excavation Sonja Anderson Rusty and Sherry Antonen Austreim Landscaping Barrett’s Flooring Brookings Wrestling Association Clites Electric Mary Lou and Bob Ehrke Harry and Charleen Forsyth David and Lori Fremark Phil Haskett and Janet Simonitsch Hungerford Chiropractic Denny and Cindy Josephson Dean and Linda Krogman Jake and Phyllis Krull Nathan and Sarah Millerbernd Papa John’s Dennis Ryland Rich and Jo Waldner Warne Chemical and Equipment Geoffrey and Macee Wilber Larry and Linda Youngren
STATE CLUB Contributions of $2,500-$4,999
Jeff and Jean Albrecht Allegra Print and Imaging
Monty and Peggy Bechtold Sherwood Beek Dr. Bruce and Florence Beier Sid and Barbara Bostic Dana Brandys Don and Donna Broksieck Zach Carter Don Charlson Chester Farm Service David and Marcia Chicoine Comfort Inn Brad and Christine Cordts Scott and Karla Dagel Dakota Abstract and Title Arlo and Barbara DeKraai Ron and Cheryl Deutsch Steve and Michelle Erpenbach Denny and Janet Everson First Bank and Trust Dan and Rae Jean Gee Linda Groon Bruce Gunderson Bruce Haggar Hampton Inn Robert and Tina Hillman Rob Hillman Casey Hillman Hillman Plumbing and Heating Holiday Inn Express Steven Holwerda Gary and Joan Isenberg Aaron Johnston Dean and Kendra Kattelmann Dan Kippley Bill Lindsey Memorial Golf Tourney Jack and Ellie Marshman John and Kristin Morse Scott and Kristin Munger David and Sela Nagelhout Chuck and Kathleen Olsen Jay and Michelle Parker David Peterson John and Patsy Popowski Ramsdell’s Fertilizer and Propane Mike and June Redmond Mike and Pat Reger Robert and Charlotte Roe Schoon’s Pump N Pak Rick and Lori Schultz Justin and Jennie Sell Jason and Shannon Sempsrott Howard and LaVae Sigaty Super 8 Motel - Brookings Jim Talbert Craig and Kate Treiber Arlen Wallum Steve and Marni Ward Skip and Sharon Webster Jason and Rochelle Wurth
YELLOW AND BLUE CLUB Contributions of $1,000-$2,499
Glen and Sharon Anderegg Dick and Jan Anderson Mary Arnold Avera Health Wayne and Shari Budahl Avery
Al and Joan Hegerfeld Baker Keith and Glynn Bartels Bob Bartling Jason Baszler Steve and Jody Bauer John Baumiller Roger Bell Jerry and Shirley Bergum Dave and Kathy Beste Rob and Kristen Beyer Bobcat of Brookings Bob and CeCi Bode Jim and Kathy Booher Bryan Bowne Bozied Oil Company Brookings Auto Mall Brookings Foundation Bob and Eleda Brotsky Chris Brown Joseph and Roxann Byrnes Chris and Margie Carpenter Lance and Donna Carson Lloyd and Carol Carson Charles and Mary Cecil Gene and Jo Ann Cheever Rober M. Christensen James and Erma Christophersen Justin Clarke Mardell Colbeck Duane and Eunice Colburn Erik and Kay Dahl Jeff and Paula Davis Chuck and Amy Derdall James and Maxine Dornbush Dr. Michael and Brenda Doty Thomas Dreesen Terry and Danita Duffy Jim and Rita Edwards Ron and Jon Anne Einspahr Gale and Marie Erickson Eyecare Associates Fairfield Inn and Suites Fergen Enterprises Tim and Janet Fergen Jim and Vicki Field Fischer, Rounds and Associates Van and Barb Fishback Kelly and Paula Fitts Ron and Anita Frankenstein Ron and Kathy Fujan Keith and Irene Goehring Father Mike Griffin Chad Groos Austin Hansen Gary and Kathy Hansen Doug Hanson Dan and Judy Hanson Joe and Dawn Hardin Duane and Barbara Harms HDR Engineering Flash and Kathleen Helm Rich and Mary Helsper Marnie Herrmann Dale and Janet Hill Kevin and Joan Hofer Todd and Chaille Hofland Eric and Mona Hohman Les and Michelle Howard Clair Husby Marlin and Cheryl Jenner
Keith and Cherie Jensen Robert and Mary Ellen Jibben Aaron and Heather Johnson Gene and Diane Johnson Dennis and Terri Jones Cory and September Kirby Greg and Pam Kneip Randy and Sue Knutzen Mark and Marcia Kozel Al and Irene Kurtenbach Matthew and Melissa Kurtenbach Carl and Carol Larson Jeff and Sarah Larson Keith and Marlys Larson Phillip and Jane Lee Art and Marla Leitzke Gary Lindner Don and Cleo Lockwood Pat and Becky Lockwood Darwin Longieliere Forrest and Veva Lothrop David and Bobbi Lower Nick Lumby Michael and Pat Lund Keith and Sue Mahlum Tom and Jeanne Manzer Bill and Lynn Matthews John and Diane Maynes Joe Mendel MetaBank Matt and Lisa Miller Harvey and Midge Mills Charlie Moe Paul and Doris Moriarty Terry and Amy Nemitz John and Christina Niederauer Dolores Ostroot Steve and Kathy Otterby Marv and Jodi Peterson Doug and Lori Peterson Joe and Michelle Pieczynski Michael and Beth Pietila Prescription Shop, Inc. George Prest Timothy Prince Qdoba Mexican Grill Dave and Shar Quam Harlan and Jan Quenzer Wayne and Glenda Rasmussen Greg Rediger Dale and Joanne Reeves Carl Reinhardt Howard and Mary Rice Tom and Kristi Richter Rodney Riehl Robbins Construction Kevin and Debra Roberts Keith Rounds and Cathy VanderWalRounds Lyle and Rhonda Rowen Thomas Sannes Kevin and MaryAnn Sargent Vernon and Ruth Schaefer Rod and Debra Schaefer Scheels Sports Dave Schmidt Insurance Agency Bob and Carla Schmidt John T. Schultz Alissa Seidlitz Jeff Siekmann
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Deb Simet Michael Sisko Jeff and Lori Skinner Dan and Barb Somsen Lowell and Karen Somsen Trent and Robin Sorbe Staurolite Inn and Suites John and Laurie Stiegelmeier Milton and Phyllis Stiegelmeier John Sturdevant Subway Mark Sweetman Ila Swenning T.P. Services Taco John's Ronold and Janice Tesch Kevin and Erin Tetzlaff David and Nancy Thomas Larry and Gail Tidemann Dave and Vicki Tjaden Craig and Della Tschetter Gary and Sharon Van Riper John R. and Loretta Waltner Jerry and Carolyn Warmann Kevin and Lynn Watts Marvin and Elaine Wieman Kirk and Joyce Wilson - Martin Drug James and Penny Woster Tom and Kim Young
BLUE CLUB Contributions of $500-$999
Adee Honey Farms J.D. and Debra Alexander Doug Algra Allegiant Air Ronald Amundson LaVerne and Francis Andersh John and Ruth Ann Anderson Terry Anderson Insurance Troy Anderson Mark and Gayle Andrews Banner Associates Brad and Dawn Bargmann Brent Bargmann Ron Bartels Jared and Ashley Baszler Marvin and Luanne Bebensee Steve and Benda Berseth Bierschbach Equipment and Supply Harry and Mardella Birath Francis and Beverly Blaze Jeff Booher Peter and Barbara Boucher Mary Bowne Robert Bresee Roger and Maxine Brink Brookings Tennis Club Robert and Nicki Brooks Frank Brost Jack and Ellen Brown Keith and LaShelle Bruinsma Robert and Renae Buchheim Bruce Burckhardt Bruce and Judy Burrell
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Busse Plumbing, Heating and A/C Karol Rue Busta Clyde and Karan Calhoon Steve and Karla Carpenter Robert Carr Chain Gang Tailgate Robert Clarksean John Coats James Combellick Walter and Marjorie Conahan Clayton and Karen Cook Stanley and Neva Corlett Leon and Heather Costello Chad and Jill Cravens Culver's Dan Cutler Michael and Carol Daly Davisco Foods International Debra DeBates Jerry and Nancy deBlonk Doug and Kay Decker Doug and Sherry DeJong Robert and Kelly DeJong Sean Donahoe Jason Dorman Dow AgroSciences Robert and Pamela Drake Anna Drew Dan Dryden Pat Duncan Barry and Jane Dunn Jane Dvorak Craig and Bonnie Dybedahl Doug Edwards James and Evelyn Edwards Dal and Carol Eisenbraun Virgil and Georgan Ellerbruch Daryl and Marlys Englund Lewayne and Nancy Erickson Tedd and Bev Evans Falcon Plastics Dennis Fehrman Adolph Fejfar Jerry and Mary Fiedler David and Pamela Fischer Bob and Pat Fishback Mary Fleming Jeffery and Bridget Fliehs Maurice Forsyth Foster Farms - Rod and Lori Foster Tom and Marilyn Gannon Dave and Jo Gibson Barb and Howard Goodfellow Great Plains Brokerage Garry and Marge Grorud John and Millie Gross David and Elaine Gullickson Trecia and Broc Gulseth Jerry Gustad Lori Haas Claud and Patty Hacker Doug and Anne Hajek Doug and Teresa Hall Carlyle Halvorson Kyle and Jennifer Hansen Jason Harms Chris and Anne Harris Spencer and Barbara Hawley Dan and Jessi Hegg Heggvale Farms
Jim Heinitz William Hennrich Jim Herrboldt Roger Herrick Kathy and Bill Heylens David and Julie Hilderbrand Terry and Priscilla Hill JT Hittle Edward and Joan Hogan Phil and Darrylin Hogie Hometown Service and Tire Chip and Cheri Hortness Houwman Investment Group Ronald and Dorothy Huether Mick and Connie Hurlburt Richard and Sherry Jameson Joe and LouAnn Jensen Carl and Lynnette Johnson Delmyn and Arlys Johnson Johnson-Henry Funeral Home Robert and Jean Jostad Alex and Judith Kahler Dave and Sue Karolczak Keith and Teresa Kathol Kendall's Home Medical Services Don and Peggy Kenefick Michael Kjellsen Doug and Debora Klein Jon Kleinjan Candace Klingemann Rob Klinkefus Kip and Kim Kludt Delores L. Koepsell Paul and Brooke Konechne Ray and Susan Kontz Donald and Brenda Krull Gayle Kvistad Joanna Lane Lantern Lounge Bret and Mary Larson Doug and Shirley Larson Donald Lee Jeff and Joann Lee Jason and Holly Liles Tom and Peggy Lombard Bruno and Barbara Lorenz Paul and Dawn Marso Norm Martin Mike and Kathy McClemans Gladys McCracken Megan McGee Teresa McKnight Michael and Nancy McKnight Laurie Melum Kenneth Mertens David and Patricia Meyer Dennis and LaDonna Micko Larry and Linda Mitchell John and Corliss Moller David and Sheila Monke Clement and Karen Morgan Thomas and Renae Morog Ellen Mulder Lee Munger Cindy and Gabe Mydland Jerry and Ann Nachtigal Scott and Jamie Nagy NAPA Auto Parts Jim and Eileen Nawroth Barry and Kay Nelson
Jeff and Joan Nelson Curt and Cheryl Ness Coke and Paulette Newman Tim and Laurie Nichols Greg and Jane Ode Mike and Terri Olinger Roberta and David Olson James and MariLyn Pedersen James Petersen Dick and Theanne Peterson Brad and Michele Pfeifle Paul and Ann Phillips Brian and Holly Piearson Randy and Karmen Piper Stephen and Kathy Pohl Brad and Jill Powell Push Pedal Pull James and Jill Quigley Steven and Marysz Rames Tim and Mary Reed Chris Reiner Butch Reinesch Marc and Viola Richards James and Annette Roby Todd Rohr Kendell Rohrbach Dwayne and Helen Rollag Michael and Patricia Roth Mike and Patrice Roth Tim and Margo Roth Family Rude's Funeral Home Run for Beef and Eggs Craig and Kristi Russow David and Sandra Rusten Gary and Kellie Sandquist Roland and Sandra Sayler Greg Sayler Joe and Katie Schefers Mark and Amy Schoeneman Jim and Karen Schramm Jodi Schulz Chris and Linda Schumacher Bonnie Sivage Dean and Nancy Skoglund Orville B. and Charlotte L. Smidt Jerry F. Smith Millard and Amber Smith SD Quarter Horse Association Brian Stahl Gary and Cindy Stenstrom Rich and Darla Strande Neil and Debra Sunnarborg Todd and Cheryl Telford Thomas and Sue Thelen Jim and Susan Thompson Matt and Geri Thorn Mike and Mary Tofte Nate and Gina Trebilcock Wes Tschetter Bill Tyler Mark Uckert Glen and Beth Uken Chuck and Kathy Van Hove Daniel and Nichole Van Roekel Patti VanDerBurg Doug and Betty VanDerWerff John and Linda VanHove Rick and LaRayne Wahlstrom JB and Elaine Weber Lang and Tabatha Wedemeyer
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Wells Fargo Bank Winkâ€™s Fine Jewelry - Jerry and Judy Miller Verne and Bonita Winter Lance and Amy Wipf Rod Wipf Milton and Mary Woken Roger and Bonnie Wolters Leon and Joyce Wrage Tom and Gwen Yseth Roger and Helen Zebarth William Zink
YELLOW CLUB Contributions of $300-$499
Michael and Barbara Adelaine Richard and Brenda Akland David and Kelly Anderson Lyle and Patricia Anderson Aurora Auto Body and Glass Marvin Bahr Hal Bailey BankStar Financial Tom and Linda Bartholomew Kurt and Susan Bassett James Baszler Christopher and Erin Bauman Bob Bellinger Greg and Janice Benning Larry Bergh James and Kathryn Berreth Michael and Michaela Bertram Tom and Gayle Birath Kelly Bittner Phil and Jackie Blackford John and Victoria Blatchford Greg and Ellen Boekelheide Brian and Stacy Boomgaarden Karen Brandt Jennifer Briggs Mark and Rhonda Britzman Walt and Kris Brown John and Kathy Bruce Keith and Diane Burckhardt Jim and Patty Cain Craig and Kim Carson Ed and Debbie Catani Dwaine and Gayle Chapel Clark Insurance Agency Luverne and Barbara Crosser Dakota Insurance Agency Russ and Angela Daly LaRon and Lori DeBoer Don Deibert Arvid Dills Mary Pullman Dodge Ray and Vi Dorn Jeff and Missy Eckerle Ted and Lou Eggebraaten Rick and Becky Eggebrecht Jeff Eidenshink K. Janice Embry Brad and Jennifer Erickson Steve Everson Joan Fink Bill and Karissa Fischer
Jon and Anna Fischer Vance and Ericka Flanigan Larry Frahm Peter and Marion Franz Matt and Kari Fuks Ned and Jenny Gavlick Erik Gerlach Heather and Kelvin Gessner Harry and Shirley Gibbons Steve and Debra Griffith Brad and Candace Grossenburg Cal and Ellona Grosz John and Julie Hanowski Wayne Hansen Doug and Jeanne Hanson Eric Harry Jeff and Angela Hebbert David Helgeland Ben Hellmann Ruth Hevle George and Nancy Hohwieler Daniel Hoke James and Rebecca Hollenbeck Richard and Joanie Holm Tim and Tammy Holzer Jason and Laura Hove Howalt-McDowell Insurance David and Mary Howard Ryan and Stacy Howlett Dave and Bonnie Hubbs James and Patricia Huls Donald and Adele Huls Richard and Connie Jennings Ellis and Mary Ellen Jensen Alan and Carole Johnson Erik and Darla Johnson Jim and Diane Johnston Harry and Helen Jones David Jones Steve and Linda Karlstad Beverly King Jay and Michelle Knuppe Ben and Molly Knutzen Andy and Kayla Koob Shane and Sara Kuehl Russ Langer Ken and Vicki Lanier Greg and Heather Lenz Ron and Eris Lenz Life's Great Moments Norman and Sarah Lingle Darin and Tammy Loban Mac MacDougal David and JoAnn Manke David and Linda Marquardt Randy Marso Tom and Judy Martin Shayne McDougall Chuck and Marcia McMullen Roger and Clarice Megard Kurt and Angela Meister Bob and Pat Meyer Jerry and Karen Minett George Mink Modern Woodmen of America Kevin and Amber Moe Gary and Lois Morris Laurence and Susan Munger Tom and Michelle Munger Ralph Nachtigal
Nagel's Bump and Paint Shop NBD International Joel and Carrie Nelson Doug and Judy Nemitz David Nettleton Donald and Betty Nettleton Roderick Nitzsche Jim and Julie Olson Gerry and Becky Ostgaard John and LaFaye Panariello Edward Parkhurst Delayne Parlet Paul Paterson Steve and Rachel Paula Craig and Kellie Peters Carol and Charles Peterson Rob Peterson Steven Pietila Derrick and Cami Powers Prairie Coach Trailways Jason and Kellie Reaves Redfield Golf Outing Pete and Patty Retzlaff Fredrick and Barbara Richardson Jim Ricke Roger Rix Thomas Roberts Scott Roby Bob and Carmen Rotert Marian Rude Clifford Ruesink Rollie Ryan Duane and Shirley Rykhus David and Kimberly St. John Craig and Nancy Schoen Galen Schoenefeld Pamela and Michael Schroeder Ryan and Terra Schuchhardt Robert and Lorna Schultz Mark and Deb Schuttloffel Ronald and Janet Seeley Lewis and Betty Shelsta Arden and Lavonne Sigl Louis and Mary Ann Skubic Skyview Junction, LLC Richard and Judy Smith Leonard and Ruth Spanjers Bonny Specker and Howard Wey Nick and Bonnie Spielmann Leo and Elaine Spinar Stapleton Seeds Travis and Jenny Starks Robert and Diane Steers Lynn and Laurie Stoltenburg John and Jan Stone Todd Stratmoen Dennis Stroh Larry Sutton Matt and Somer Sutton Justin Swanson Steve and Cathy Swartos Clayton and Nancy Theobald David and Gina Thompson Robert Thompson Jeff Thue Mike and Heidi Tietjen Joel and Brienne Torgrude Bob Tracy Emery Tschetter and Jenny Crickard Richard and Pat Turner
Tom and Darla Van Asselt Ron and Judy Vanderheiden Mick and Lynn Varilek Jeff and Stacey Vostad Wayne Waltz Darin and Anita Weber Wensman Seed Gayle West Gale and Esther Westburg Joe and Courtney Wiemann Jim and Doniese Wilcox Daniel Wilde Willert Wellness and Chiropractic Jim and Venita Winterboer Bruce Wosje Corey and Carin Wulf Kevin and Barb Wurtz Matt and Jill Zens Darrell Zimmerman
CENTURY CLUB Contributions of $100-$299
David and Donna Acheson Phil and Cindy Adkison Brad and Kathleen Alfred Nana Allison-Brewer Wendy Alsaker Forrest and Betsy Anderson James and Betty Anderson Matt Anderson Ed Anglin Deane Antoine Joe and Ashley Arthur Eddie and Jean Asbill Jane Asmus Associated Consulting Engineering Back In Motion Chiropractic David and Sheryl Baldwin John and Dorean Ball Verlie Barg Jesse Barthol Dave and Judy Bartling Herbert Bartling Gerry Bass Russell Bass Janine Bassett Bret and Constance Batchelder Chris Bauer Steve and Shelly Bayer Jerry Beckler Brooks Behrend Susan Bell Kristin Belzung John and Sara Bennetts Charles and JoElle Benson Justin Benson Lisa Berens Lon and Jean Bernth Charles and Mary Lou Berry Dale and Eileen Bertsch Stephen Beukelman David M. Biggar Daniel and Kathy Billet Jerome Binfet Curtis and Betty Bisgard Daniel and Kris Bjerke Lee and Betty Bjorkman Larry Bjurstrom Brad Blaha
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Michael and Jennifer Blazey Lori Blom Blue Goat Capital Jean Blume Lori Bocklund Arvid Boe Charlie Boese Tim Boldt Sherwin and Leslie Bolks Joseph and Coral Bonnemann Kenneth and Deborah Bonte Adam Booth Dave and Sherry Fuller Bordewyk Bob and Linda Bork Joseph Bormann John and Margie Bornhoft Russ and Laura Bortnem John Boscardin Kraig Bougher Corey Bowman Todd and Karen Boyd Don and Crystal Bradley Verne and Debra Brakke Kevin Braley Mike Brandt Gary and Rose Braun Darryl Breeschoten Carey Bretsch Don Briggs Bill and Barb Brinker Steve and Lyndy Britzman Broadway Chiropractic Center Brian and Jan Brockel Chad Broksieck Donald J. Brown John Bruner Toby and Amber Rae Bryant Jay Bubak Gary Buller Brian and Kendra Bunkers Mark Burgers Bob Burgers Mike Burgers Matt and Tammy Burkhart Bob and Donna Burns Tim Burns Galen Busch Marlyn Buss Michael Buss Amy Busse Terry and Galen Busse Tim Buterbaugh Tim and Rita Butler Dan and Vicki Buum Tim and Monica Campbell James and Dawn Canada Bruce Card Andy Carlson Philip and Pamela Carlson Steve and Penny Carlson TJ Carlson Galen Carver Adam Case Terry and Sharon Casey Kim Cassel Richard Caughey
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Matt Cecil and Jennifer Tiernan Abie Chadderdon Neil Chaney Richard and Marilyn Chapman Steve and Jean Chappell Chris and Mary Chase Paul and Kim Chase Bob and Michelle Cheever Chris Christopherson Clark Engineering Lyle and Mary Claussen Kileen Cleberg Richard and Eleanor Coddington Brenda (Davis) Comstock Confluence Chris Conrad William Cook Brian Cooley Steven Cooley Keith and Roxanne Corbett Dave and Alicia Cornemann Thomas and Kathy Coughlin Counterpart, Inc. Beverly Craddock Jim Craig Leon and Pat Crossman CSC High Plains Jay Culver Jesse Currier and Ron Rounds Steven Cutler D&D Crop Service Art and Florence Dahms DairyNet2000 Dakota Mobile Hydraulics Ken and Karen Daly Josh Davis Darrell and Ruth DeBoer Philip DeGroot Wade and Stacie DeGroot Rod DeHaven Doug and Gail Deibert Bob Demarais Jason Dempster Eric Denning Jeff and Kathy DesLauriers Jeremy Deutsch Jason and Jodi Devine Al and Beth Devitt Arden and Marilyn Dewald Steve and Sheila Dewald Tim DeWitt Mark Diesch Dennis and Yvonne Dietterle Jay and Diane Dirksen Kevin and Diane Dobbs Dale Dodge Brian and Judith Donahoe Terri Douglas Greg and Karla Dralle Gary and Judy Duffy Daniel Duitscher Dan and Kristina Dykhouse Jim Dzurisin Cody Eastman Shane Eastman Wade Eastman Doug Eggers Bob and Carolyn Eide Eidsness Funeral Home John Eidsness
Dave and Jan Eiesland Mark and Becky Ekeland Chuck Elhoff David and Kandace Ellis Holly Eng Eric Erickson Hart and Ruth Erickson Casey and Erica Estling Curtis and Roxann Everson Express Attorney Services Pete Fahlberg David and Katie Falco Greg and Lora Fargen Mitch Fargen Lindsey Fast Scott Fausti James and Ann Fay Gerald Feikema Bill and Peggy Feller Ed and Patti Fiegen First National Bank of Volga Clayton and Cathy Fischer Richard and Kerry Fish Terry Fisher Jonathan and Mandilyn Fliehs Brian and Kari Flom Becka Foerster Patricia Neisen Foley Ben and Rosemarie Foley Dan and Valerie Foster Robert S. and LaVetta Foster Andrea Fouberg Glen and Sue Fox Ronald Frank Ronda and Josh Fray Randy and Cindy Frederick Joe and Trisha French Colin and Jenna Friedrich BJ Friedrichs Frohling Law Office Jeanne Gacke Leo and Teresa Garcia Kris Garry Lee Gavlick GHP Systems Randy and Paula Gibson Tara Gibson William Gilbert Paul and Delores Gilbert Joseph Gillen Joseph Gilpin Tom Gilsrud David Girard Doug and Judy Gjesdal Todd and Lisa Glanzer Vic Godfrey Darwin Gonnerman Doug Goodale GP Auto Service and Repair Daren Gravley Brad Gregory John and Karen Grein Chris Gruenhagen Terry Gukeisen Ed and Linda Gullickson Jason and Gail Gullickson Matt Gunderson Wayne Guptill Emilee Gusso John C. Gustafson
Karoline and Jacob Gustafson Doug Hagman Darrel and Karen Hahn David Halter Leo Hammrich Al Hamre Chad and Jill Hansen Kip and Jeanne Hansen Seth and Ann Hansen Rolf and Esther Hanson Clark and Lyla Hanson Dana Hanson Don Hanson Marty Hanson Matt and Kelli Hanson Tim Harms Nicholas and Audrey Harrington Bob and Judy Harris Mac Harris and Tammy Hacker Greg Hassel Chad Hauge Barbara Hauschild Brian Havlik and Rebecka RichterHavlik Shad and Patti Hawkey Tim and Gina Hawkins Kristi and Tim Healy Dennis and Susan Hedge Todd Heer Jeff Hegge Steven and Heather Heil Jim and Deb Heine Rod and Debbie Heinrich Ben and Tara Heinze Greg Heitmann Michael and Clare Helling Shawn Helmbolt Dale and Heidi Henderschiedt Laura Hennen Cynthia Henning Dianne Herrmann Jeff and LaDonna Hieb Richard and Brenda Hieb Steve and Tara Hietpas Marty and Valorie Higgins Lois Hilbers Jerry and Kathleen Hill Scott and Nancy Hodges Dennis and Bonnie Hofer John and Beth Hofer Roger and Celeste Hofer Blaine Hoff Darren Hoff Steve and Jeanne Hoff Wade and Kristi Hoffman Ron Hofmeister Hofmeister-Jones Funeral Home Lynn Hohensee Tonya Hohenthaner Betty and Don Holliday Scott and Carleen Holm Gary and Connie Holtquist Bob and Beth Holzwarth Kathy and Michael Holzworth Tom Honkomp Fran Hoogestraat Mike and Kathy Hotvet Richard and Jane Howard Robert Hull Joe Humphrey
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Jarrod and Jody Huntimer Gary Hyde Dan Hylland Douglas Idema Industrial Machine and Engineering Evan and Pat McGee Ingebrigtson Jack and Pamela Ingemansen Kevin Ishol James P. Iverson Doug and Connie Jackson Farrel Jacobsen Joan Jacobsen Jamboree Foods - Bob Pidde Dick and Donna James Dr. Matt James Micah James Larry Janssen Doug and Kathleen Jaton Larry Jensen Mark and Jonda Jensen Tim Jensen Vaughn Jensen and Susan Moe Dave Jibben Jill Sutton Johannsen Jim and Laurie Johansen Alan A. Johnson Alvin and Beverly Johnson Danny Johnson Dean Johnson James and Ardis Johnson Luke and Sharon Johnson Lyndon and Pam Johnson Ryan and Jill Johnson Dorothy Jones Matt and Katie Jones Galen and Ann Jordre Karen Jorenby Don and Mary Jorgenson Philip and Darla Jorgenson Todd and Patricia Jorgenson Rick and Jane Juchems Lauren and Sheila Kaemingk Chuck and Cindy Kaiser Dr. Chad Kalil Lisa Kannegieter-Bahe Andy and Tracy Kardoes Larry and Jackie Kasten Pastor Dave and Jeanne Kaufman Henry Keizer Mike Kelley Kenner Plumbing Dorothy Kepford Jerry and Lynn Kerns Teresa Kerr Mike and Jessie Kesler Sam and Crystal Kezar Mary Kidwiler Kelsey and Carrie Kindopp Dan King Kinner and Company Paul and Susan Kippley Karna Kittelson Derek Kjelden Russell and Barbara Kleinjan Mary Kleinjan David M. Kline
Paul Klinger Jim Klinker Steven and Stacia Klock Martin and Gloria Kloster Arlen Klosterboer David Knefelkamp John Knobloch Keith Knuppe Roger D. Koch Tom Koch and Lora Hummel-Koch Brett and Lori Koenecke Jeff Koenig Cordell Koistinen Paul and Laurie Konrad Mark Kool Molly Kopp Dona Kornbaum Loretta Kortan Tim and Betsy Kosier David Kragness Nicholas Kranz Stephen Krebsbach and Judy Vondruska Bruce and Christine Kreutner Alex Kringen Jon and Beth Kringen Tim Kromminga Jimmy and Linda Krsnak Deric and Erica Kruse Steven Kruse Chris and Alissa Kuhl Richard and Sharon Kuhns Deanna Kunkel Frank and Jean Kurtenbach Stacey Kutil Tim Kwapnioski Russ and Nancy Lampy Eric Landis Jim Langer Tracy and Kristen Langer Jay and Kathy Larsen Laird Larson Neil Larson Roger Larson Ross and Jolene Larson Russell Larson Joseph Lavell Dave Law Donna Lease David Lee Neil and Nancy Lee Richard and Mary Jo Lee Doug and Julie Leighton Rusty Lenners Jerald and JoAnn Lewis Bob and Patricia Lewis Lewis Drug Cory and Jennifer Lichty Daniel and Gail Lien Jennifer Like Rick and Traci Lindner David and Joni Lingle Renee Liston Wayne and Marian Livingston Mike Lockrem Nicole Lograsso Russell Lokken Jim Long Victor and Susan Lopez Brad Lowery
Dennis and Barbara Luethje Steve Luethje Allyn Lunden Leslie and Marie Lyon Barry Mack Hugh and Cari Mack Matt and Lora Magers Doug and Mary Malo John and Darlene Mandelke Ed Maras Valeria Marcil Tony and Shelley Martin Glen and Lisa Marts Nick Mashek Monte and Ruth Mason Richard Max Jimmy May Lori Maynes Hank McCall Todd and Tina McDonald Greg and Karen McDougall Marty and Lisa McInerney Merlyn McKenney Kenneth and Mardis McKenzie Rob McTaggart Luke and Rochelle Meadows George Medchill Tim and Gail Meland Ryan and Nichole Melius Roger Mellendorf Raymond Mernaugh, Ph.D. Brian and Ruth Meyer Jim and Paula Meyer Randy Meyer Greg and Jane Miller Bryan Miller Joel and Karen Minett Matt Minich Dan Minor Keith and Karen Moe Nathan and Colleen Moe Richard Moe Dave and Dori Moffatt Marc and Julie Mooney Shannon Moore Dr. Paul Morgan James and Dorothy Morgan Thomas Morgan Jason Mork Keith and Kim Murfield Markus Murphy Maynard and Sharon Nagelhout Rich Naser Nancy Neiber Brian and Vicki Nelson Bruce and Rita Nelson Jamie Nelson Kristine Nelson Dave and Laurie Nelson Larry and Sandra Nelson Neal Nelson Ronald Nelson George Newman David and Karen Nicholson Greg and Connie Niederauer Gordon and Susan Niva Darryl and Tracy Nordquist Ken and Arlene Odde Bruce and Stephanie Ode Lee and Nancy Ode
Tracy and Darilyn Odegaard Dave and Diane Odens Jerry and Linda Oines Mike and Joannie Olenich Chad Oletzke Bill and Audrey Oligmueller Lawrence and Kathryn Oliver Linda Olson Stewart and Bernadette Olson Mackenzie Osadchuk and Dalton Decker Keith Osier Bob and Lisa Otterson Ivan Palmer and Susan HardinPalmer David Paquette Jeff and Heidi Pavlovich PE Group Engineers Tim and Mary Pearson Richard Peiper Lyle and Garnet Perman Joann Perso Dave and Rebecca Peters Todd Petersen Derek and Janet Peterson Eric and Miranda Peterson Eric and Leigha Peterson Sharon and Jim Petrik Steve Pier Jayson and Jaclyn Plamp Bruce Pochardt Virgil Polak Nathan and Angel Polfliet Marlyn and Pam Poppens Dave Porter Dwayne Postma Patrick and Margie Powers Stacey Pratt Charles and Kelley Price Ritchie Price Brent Prusa Kent Quail Nate Quam Ed and Patricia Rada Melvin Radke Don and Linda Ray Eric Ray Razor's Edge Barber Shop Beth Reams Ruth Rehn Ronnie and Sally Reimer Maurice and Connie Reiner Mike and Annie Reiner Wayne and Colene Reiser Tom Reitter David and Rina Reynolds Art Rezac Elizabeth Rezek Les and Lynne Rhodes David Rialson Randy Richards Shane Rients Angela Rime Joel Ripley Mark Rittenhouse Clayton and Pamela Roberts Jesse and Teri Ronning Larry and Robin Grinager Rossow Marlyn Rudebusch Rude's Home Furnishings
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Cody and Laurie Rufer Bob and Maureen Rutten Linda Salmonson Austin Salonen Michael Salter Casey and Stephanie Sampson Rick and Lynn Sandager Max and Stephanie Herseth Sandlin Thomas Scarborough Karon Schaack Roger and Kay Scheibe Christopher and Molly Schenkel Brandon Schilling Roger and Desaray Schmaltz Gregg Schmidt Lee and Pam Schmidt Martin and Shawna De Smet Schmidt Barry and Ann Schmitt Roger and Jan Schneekloth Gene and Nancy Schneider Fran Schoenfelder Mark and Bobbi Schramm Matt and Natasha Schreiber Schuller Farms Dan and Sarah Schulte Joe and Mary Schulte Steve Schultz Jeff Schumacher Cletus Schuttloffel Earl and Elaine Schwandt Chuck Seaman Brad Seely Micky and Heidi Sehr Thomas Settje Gary and Linda Sheeley Marvin Sherrill Aaron and Deanna Shives Nicole Siebrasse Patrick Sigl Chuck and Robin Sjogren Gaye Skelly-Peterson Skinner's Pub
Dave Skoglund Jason and Lisa Skovlund Terry Slattery Tom Slatteru Todd Smetana Jodi Smith-Risdal Norman and Jaye Smith Kiri Solberg Ray Spellman Jim and Trish Spinar Spink County Grain Cleaners Emil Stanec Owen Stanley Brett and Mary Stark Steen Bookkeeping Service Dave and Audrey Stenberg Brian Sterud Jim and Cindi Stitz Lynn and Jan Stofferahn Mark Stolt Chris Stoltenberg Lee and Yvonne Stroup Mark and Jenni Struck Mike and Ginny Struck Ben and Jennifer Studer Paula Studt Michael Suhn Jacob and Courtney Sukalski Matt and Helen Sutton Steve Sutton Dan and Karen Swanda Aaron and Kristina Swanson Paul and Kelly Swartos Ryan Sweeter Mark and Karin Swenson Rob Swenson LaDell and Phyllis Swiden Tom Tabor Bill and Dawn Taylor Brandon Thiesse Paul and Anita Thomas Brock Thompson Charles D. Thompson Doug and Nancy Thompson Mark and Mary Thompson RJ and Mary Thompson
For questions regarding the Jackrabbit Club, contact Annual Fund Coordinator Ned Gavlick (Ned.Gavlick@sdstate.edu) Bryan Thoreson Dale and Teresa Thunker Wayne Tidemann LaMoine Torgerson Ryan and Megan Torgrude Dennis Treiber Tim and Gete Treinen Jay Trenhaile Jason Tronbak Jayme and Rebecca Trygstad Les and Cherry Tuma Roger and Lissa Turbak Daryl Tutje Paul and Dawn Twenge Twin City Fan and Blower Pat Uckert The UPS Store Tammy Uttecht Ron and Mari Van Zanten Ryan VandeKieft Cory VandeWettering Donald Veal Cami Veire Aaron and Hilary Veskrna Brian Vilhauer Todd Voss Gene and Susan Vostad Nancy Wadsworth Kenneth and Joan Wagner Ted and Corinna Wahl Robert and Jane Wahlstrom James Walker Ron and Judith Waltz Paul Weber Kent Weckwerth Paula Weeldreyer Pamela Weiland Larry Weiss
Dennis and Janice Welbig Thomas West Robert Westergard James White Perry and Toni Wiechmann Terry and Sharon Wieczorek Rhonda Wiering David and Julia Wik John Wilber John Willard, III Gordon and Kathryn Willcutt Christi Williams David and Susan Willis Ernest Wingen David and Marcia Withrow Farmers Insurance - Leonard Witte Dale and Egli Wittler Delmer and Eileen Wolkow Brian Wollman Glenn Wollman Kelsey Worcester Cody and Stephanie Wright Paul Wyczawski Rob and Sara Wylie Xtreme Recognition Denny York Robert and Laurie Young Kelley Yseth Nesa Rae Zielinski Jason and Kyrsten Zimmerman Steve and Monica Zirbel David Zoelle Gene and Mary Zulk Jo Ann Zwanziger Mark and Julie Zweep
DIFFERENCE-MAKER CLUB MEMBERS Greg Benning Pete and Jo Binker Chuck Cecil David and Marcia Chicoine Mike Daly
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Dana Dykhouse Jason Harms John and Diane Maynes Scott McMacken Brad and Jill Bowell
Steve Roach Gary and Kellie Sandquist John T. Schultz Mark and Jill Sweetman James N. Talbert
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