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Jay Elsen

Coyote Corner: Missouri State Preview

The 100th Dakota Days celebration lost a little of its luster Saturday, as the chrome-covered Coyotes dropped a 27-16 decision to then-21st ranked Northern Iowa. One of the bright spots was quarterback Kevin Earl, who was solid in his return from injury, completing 17 of 29 passes for 260 yards, one touchdown, and two interceptions. Earl's day...

USd's Earl Cleared For Return

The Coyotes have gotten the good news they’ve been waiting for. Joe Glenn says the team received word Thursday that the Chicago-based surgeon that worked on Kevin Earl’s broken thumb last month has cleared the quarterback for contact. Earl was injured in USD’s season-opening loss at Oregon when his throwing hand made contact with an opposing...

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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