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Tom Nieman

Jackrabbit Football Breakdown: Who is In/Out/Back/Gone for 2019

THE DAY The Early Signing Period in college football was reinstated last year, so this will be the second year that high school players can make their college commitment in a three-day period from December 19-21. There is still the “regular” National Signing Day in February, but…most of the guys you’re going to get are signing right now. Most...
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Football, Music and Other Important Stuff with Matt Zimmer

Tom Nieman sits down with the Argus Leader's Matt Zimmer to talk South Dakota State University athletics, Chef, the FCS playoffs, and other important things.
Filed Under Football | College | Podcast | South Dakota State University

Must(?)ache

Stache or Trash? This past Saturday was homecoming at South Dakota State. For the males among us, one of the “Hobo Day” traditions is to grow a beard. But some of the boys on the Jackrabbit football team changed the rules a little bit and did this: Let the judgement begin. Put aside the questionable clothing and the spectacular...
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#NebraskaJacks with Dan Jackson

Listen to a conversation with South Dakota State University football assistant coach and recruiting coordinator Dan Jackson. He’s an Omaha native who has leveraged social media and the #NebraskaJacks hashtag to create a recruiting pipeline from his home state to SDSU.
Filed Under Football | College | Podcast | South Dakota State University

Meadowbrook Masters: 30 Years of Tradition

You may have a similar experience. You’re lucky if you do. I get to play in a golf tournament this weekend called the Meadowbrook Masters. This year marks its 31st anniversary. It started in Huron, SD, but we’ve played it at Lakeview in Mitchell since 1993. Guys come back from Wisconsin and Texas and Colorado and Arizona to play. The first...
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Reed's Records

When you get right down to it, Reed Tellinghuisen will soon bring to a close one of the finest four years in Jackrabbit men’s basketball history. “I’m taking it day by day and capturing the moment,” he says, “because I don’t have many more days left. There’s a lot of people that say it seems like I’ve been here 5 or 6 years. You go on the road...