BROOKINGS, S.D. ( — Two of the top three teams in the Football Championship Subdivision rankings square off Saturday in a key Missouri Valley Football Conference matchup as third-ranked South Dakota State hosts No. 1 and two-time defending national champion North Dakota State.

ESPN’s College GameDay will be broadcast from College Green on the SDSU campus from 8-11 a.m. Saturday. Fans are encouraged to arrive early with further details available online at and

The Jackrabbits enter Saturday’s contest with a 6-1 overall record and 3-0 mark in the MVFC. SDSU brings a 15-game home winning streak into the game.

North Dakota State remains undefeated at 7-0 overall and 3-0 in league play. The Bison have won 28 consecutive games since the Jackrabbits recorded a 33-21 victory at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium on Nov. 4, 2017.

Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. The game was announced as a sellout earlier in the week.

Coverage of the game will be available through Midco Sports Network, ESPN+ and Jackrabbits All-Access. Midco’s pre-game show begins at 1:30 p.m.