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This Week In USD Football

USD is rested and ready to open up Missouri Valley Football Conference play at Southern Illinois. Argus Leader Media’s Mick Garry joins Jay Elsen to talk about the value of the Coyotes bye week and their impending matchup with the Salukis.
Filed Under Football | College | Podcast | University of South Dakota

Jay’s Preseason Summit League Ballot

It’s not quite October, which means we’re just getting to the good stuff in the Missouri Valley Football Conference. That remains my primary focus for the time being. However, as a voter for The Summit League’s preseason and postseason awards, I was recently asked to direct at least some of my attention to the rapidly approaching college...
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This Week in USD Football

In the first installment of this podcast series for 2018, MidcoSN’s Jay Elsen and guest Mick Garry discuss some of the storylines that came out of South Dakota’s 43-28 win over Northern Colorado. They also take an in-depth look at the Coyotes’ next opponent, No. 11 Weber State.
Filed Under College | Podcast | University of South Dakota

USD Season Preview: 2018 Defense

While South Dakota’s offense enjoyed its most prolific FCS season to date, the Coyote defense experienced a very different ride in 2017. There were games when USD looked very good (North Dakota/Indiana State), games they didn’t finish (Northern Iowa/South Dakota State), and those that they’d rather just plain forget (Illinois State/North Dakota...
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USD Season Preview - 2018 Offense

“Prolific” might not be a strong enough term to describe the University of South Dakota’s offensive output in the 2017 season. The Coyotes racked up some ridiculous numbers, finishing in the top six in the FCS in total (2nd/523.6 ypg), scoring (4th/38.2 ppg) and passing (6th/333.2 ypg) offense while also smashing several school records. So, is it...
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MVFC Preseason Ballot

Cheer up, folks. It's almost football season. That reality just set in for me as I submitted my ballot for MVFC Preseason Awards. The value of such a thing is pretty minimal. In fact, if you called it silly I wouldn't necessarily argue with you. Nevertheless, it's a process that I am flattered to be part of and a responsibility that I take very...
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