In-state college football roundup: SDSU hosts UC Davis in Cereal Bowl
The South Dakota State University football team hosts UC Davis in the Jackrabbits’ home-opening game this season.
SDSU (1-1) kicks off at 2 p.m. Saturday at Coughlin-Alumni Stadium in Brookings against another 1-1 team in the 17th annual Cereal Bowl.
Running back Zach Zenner has had a strong season for SDSU this year, totaling 461 yards in two games with two touchdowns. He’s averaging about eight yards per carry this season.
University of Sioux Falls vs. Minot State, 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Minot, N.D.
The Cougars and Beavers match up for the third time in the past two seasons.
In 2001, USF beat Minot State twice, 38-23 and 29-10, and has a 3-1 all-time series lead.
This is a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference matchup.
USF (2-0) is averaging 38.5 points and 445 yards on offense per game this year. Minot State (0-2) is averaging 8 points and 155 yards of offense per game this season.
Augustana vs. Minnesota Crookston, 1 p.m. Saturday in Sioux Falls
The Augustana Vikings return to Kirkeby-Over Stadium Saturday after losing 31-25 on the road to the University of Mary last week.
This is the fourth time Augustana (1-1) and Minnesota-Crookston (0-2) are meeting. Augustana has won the previous three games.
This is a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game. The last time Minnesota-Crookston has won an NSIC game was a 20-16 victory over Minnesota State University-Moorhead in 2008. Since then, Crookston has lost 39 straight league games.
Northern State University vs. Winona State, 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Winona, Minn.
Northern State University is looking to pick up its first win after dropping two opening games of the season.
The Wolves travel to Winona State (1-1) for a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference matchup Saturday.
NSU has losses against Augustana and Southwest Minnesota State this season. Both teams are coming off Week 2 losses, with Winona falling to No. 2-ranked Minnesota-Duluth.
South Dakota Mines and Technology vs. Jamestown College, 1 p.m. Saturday in Jamestown
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is looking for its first win of the season when it travels to Jamestown College.
The Hardrockers (0-2) have scored seven points this season in blowout losses to the University of North Dakota and Colorado Mines.