Thune uses Senate floor speech to congratulate SDSU football team  (Audio)

December 21, 2022
Mike Tanner

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Speeches on the U.S. Senate floor almost always deal with politics, but not exclusively.

This week, South Dakota Senator John Thune used some time to tell his colleagues about the exploits of this year’s South Dakota State University football team…

The Jackrabbits defeated Montana State 38-19 in the FCS semifinals Saturday.

They now face North Dakota State in the national championship game on Sunday January 8th in Frisco, Texas.