CFB: Jacks ready for second go-around with Southern Illinois

Brent Nathaniel

BROOKINGS, S.D. ( — South Dakota State came out last Saturday and made a statement in their 31-3 win over Holy Cross in the first round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.

SDSU Coach John Stiegelmeier

The number one seed Jacks now turn their attention to Southern Illinois in the FCS quarterfinals. A team they beat 44-3 back on March 20th. The performance that day was described by Coach Stiegelmeier as, “close to perfect.” So what are the keys for the second go around?

Kickoff set for 8 p.m. Sunday at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. You can listen to the game in the Watertown area on 910 AM The Ranch or the TuneInRadio app.