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Jay Elsen

Coyote Corner Video Blog - SIU Preview

Following the bye week, South Dakota (2-2, 0-0 MVFC) is set to begin its annual trek through the Missouri Valley Football Conference Saturday night at Southern Illinois. The Salukis (4-1, 1-0 MVFC) are coming off a 34-17 win over intrastate rival Western Illlinois in their league opener. Here are few things to take note of ahead of the Coyotes...

Missoula Man

You don’t have to be on the ground long to realize that Joe Glenn will always be a Missoula Man. That’s not suggesting that he’s committed to anything other than the University of South Dakota football program, but it’s clear - from the town’s perspective –he will always be a Grizzly. The evidence is everywhere. Take, for example, the Coyotes’...

Coyote Corner: Meet The Captains

After nearly a month of practices, the University of South Dakota football team has named its captains for the 2014 season. I always find these announcements interesting because it’s not some pundit telling you who the leaders of a particular team will, or should, be. This comes straight from the team. These are the guys that the players feel best...

USD's Williams Headed Back To Bears

Just days after the Atlanta Falcons made former South Dakota linebacker Tyler Starr a seventh round draft pick, another team has come calling for one of Starr's former coaches. Coyotes defensive line coach Marquice Williams is headed to the Chicago Bears as part of the Bill Walsh NFL Minority Coaching Fellowship. The program's objective is to...
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Starr's Stock On The Rise

Like most NFL prospects, Tyler Starr had his highs and lows at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis a few weeks ago. His high was the three-cone drill, but his low was definitely the 40-yard dash. So at USD’s pro day at the Sanford Field House in Sioux Falls, Starr sought to improve that time and he did just that. “I had a couple of things to prove...
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Stewart Finally Stepping Forward For Coyotes

Injuries are always part of athletics, but Kelly Stewart's fight to get back on the basketball court at USD has involved, literally, waiting to put both feet forward. Stewart’s mind has always been basketball sharp, but her feet haven’t exactly been up to par. Before her senior year of high school, she suffered a left foot injury that required...
Filed Under Basketball | College