South Dakota Rivalry Resumes After 9-year Hiatus
A series that began when the schools played to a 6-6 tie during their first matchup in 1889 was interrupted when SDSU moved up to Division I in 2003.
The USD Coyotes have since gained the same classification and joined the Jackrabbits in the Missouri Valley Football Conference this season.
USD revived the rivalry last fall by erecting a billboard along Interstate 29 in Brookings showing a coyote running down a jackrabbit with the headline, “Have an old friend for dinner.” Within a month, Brookings police had to remove a dead coyote found hanging from the billboard.
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