College Football Team Details: South Dakota
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South Dakota FCS (AQ's) : MVFC

Location
Vermillion, SD

Spirit Name
Coyotes

Mascot
Charlie Coyote
Stadium:
DakotaDome: FCS Rank 76
Capacity: 10,000
Surface: AstroTurf

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University Snapshot

Year Annual
Record
Coach Head Coach Record Overall Record Total Win Rank / Winning % Returning Letterman Returning
Starters
Attendance
2009 5-5 Ed Mieirkort @ USD 44-23 Winning Percentage 65.67 502-469-36 Winning Percentage 51.64 Total Win Rank 36 Winning Percentage Rank 69 Total NA Off. NA Def. NA S.T. NA Offense 6 Defense 5 8,117 FCS Rk 45
2010 4-7 Ed Mieirkort @ USD 48-30 Winning Percentage 68.57 506-476-36 Winning Percentage 51.47 Total Win Rank 36 Winning Percentage Rank 67 Total 44 Off. 20 Def. 22 S.T. 2 Offense 6 Defense 5 8,352 Increase FCS Rank 51
2011 6-5 Ed Meierkort @ USD 54-35 Winning Percentage 60.67 512-481-36 Winning Percentage 51.51 Total Win Rank 36 Winning Percentage Rank 70 Total NA Off. NA Def. NA S.T. NA Offense 8* Defense 10 8,071 Decrease FCS Rank 59
2012 1-10 Joe Glenn @ USD 1-10 Winning Percentage 09.09 513-491-36 Winning Percentage 51.06 Total Win Rank 35 Winning Percentage Rank 68 Total 35 Off. 18 Def. 14 S.T. 3 Offense 3 Defense 8 8,868 Increase FCS Rank 41
2013 5-7 Joe Glenn @ USD 6-17 Winning Percentage 26.08 518-498-36 Winning Percentage 50.95 Total Win Rank 36 Winning Percentage Rank 69 Total NA Off. NA Def. NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA 8,095 Decrease FCS Rank 50
2014 2-10 Joe Glenn @ USD 8-27 Winning Percentage 26.08 520-508-36 Winning Percentage 50.56 Total Win Rank 36 Winning Percentage Rank 73 Total NA Off. NA Def. NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA 8,409 Increase FCS Rank 44
2015 5-6 Joe Glenn @ USD 13-33 Winning Percentage 26.08 525-514-36 Winning Percentage 50.51 Total Win Rank 36 Winning Percentage Rank 73 Total NA Off. NA Def. NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA 9,028 Increase FCS Rank 33
2016 4-7 Bob Nielson @ USD 4-7 Winning Percentage 26.08 529-521-36 Winning Percentage 50.37 Total Win Rank 36 Winning Percentage Rank 77 Total NA Off. NA Def. NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA 8,835 Decrease FCS Rank 35
2017 6-5 Bob Nielson @ USD 10-12 Winning Percentage 45.45 535-526-36 Winning Percentage 50.41 Total Win Rank 36 Winning Percentage Rank 78 Total NA Off. NA Def. NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA NA
2018 4-7 Bob Nielson @ USD 14-19 Winning Percentage 42.42 539-533-36 Winning Percentage 50.27 Total NA Offense NA Defense NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA NA
2019 5-7 Bob Nielson @ USD 19-26 Winning Percentage 42.22 544-540-36 Winning Percentage 50.18 Total NA Offense NA Defense NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA NA
2020 1-3 Bob Nielson @ USD 20-29 Winning Percentage 40.82 Total NA Offense NA Defense NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA NA
2021 0-0 Bob Nielson @ USD 20-29 Winning Percentage 40.82 Total NA Offense NA Defense NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA NA
* = Returning Quarterback

Schedule (2021)

Record 2021

Overall: W:7 L:5 T:0
Conf: W:7 L:5 T:0
Division: W:7 L:5 T:0

Game Date Home VS Away Score Game Stats
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-03 2021 Kansas
 -VS- 
South Dakota
LOSS
17 - 14
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Kansas 7-51 82 163 245 0 17 5
South Dakota 8-40 165 98 263 0 13 3
FCS (FCS AQ's) Sep-11 2021 South Dakota
 -VS- 
Northern Arizona
WIN
34 - 7
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
South Dakota 2-25 158 222 380 1 13 4
Northern Arizona 7-72 140 210 350 3 13 6
FCS (FCS AQ's) Sep-18 2021 Cal Poly
 -VS- 
South Dakota
WIN
14 - 48
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Cal Poly 6-56 62 181 243 1 14 3
South Dakota 3-15 353 262 615 1 15 10
Same Conference Sep-25 2021 Missouri State
 -VS- 
South Dakota
LOSS
31 - 23
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Missouri State 4-35 158 281 439 4 17 9
South Dakota 4-60 130 231 361 3 15 5
Same Conference Oct-02 2021 South Dakota
 -VS- 
Indiana State
WIN
38 - 10
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
South Dakota 4-30 206 211 417 0 13 6
Indiana State 9-58 33 172 205 2 13 4
Same Conference Oct-09 2021 South Dakota
 -VS- 
North Dakota
WIN
20 - 13
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
South Dakota 4-50 189 179 368 0 14 8
North Dakota 6-50 50 208 258 0 11
Same Conference Oct-16 2021 Northern Iowa
 -VS- 
South Dakota
WIN
21 - 34
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Iowa 7-59 90 303 393 3 9 2
South Dakota 4-36 161 153 314 1 16 6
Same Conference Oct-23 2021 South Dakota
 -VS- 
Illinois State
LOSS
14 - 20
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
South Dakota 3-30 124 145 269 2 15 6
Illinois State 8-65 161 84 245 0 13 3
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Nov-06 2021 Western Illinois
 -VS- 
South Dakota
WIN
21 - 42
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Illinois 3-35 70 402 472 2 17 6
South Dakota 5-32 220 259 479 1 14 4
Same Conference Nov-13 2021 South Dakota
 -VS- 
South Dakota State
WIN
23 - 20
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
South Dakota 8-76 134 288 422 1 11 5
South Dakota State 9-84 128 220 348 2 14 5
Same Conference Nov-20 2021 North Dakota State
 -VS- 
South Dakota
LOSS
52 - 24
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
North Dakota State 6-62 303 219 522 1 11 6
South Dakota 5-35 97 196 293 2 12 4
Same Conference Nov-27 2021 South Dakota
 -VS- 
Southern Illinois
LOSS
10 - 22
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
South Dakota 6-39 111 236 347 4 11 3
Southern Illinois 6-62 174 233 407 0 18 7

Record 2021

Overall: W:7 L:5 T:0
Conf: W:7 L:5 T:0
Division: W:7 L:5 T:0

Totals

Penalties Rushing
Yards
Passing
Yards
Total
Yards
Turnovers 3rd Down
Attempts
3rd Down
Coversions
South Dakota 56 - 468 Yards 2048 2480 4528 16 162 64
Opponents 78 - 689 Yards 1451 2676 4127 18 167 56
KEY

Colored Dots Indicate that the game is outside of their division.

  • Other = Same Conference
  • BCS = Non Conf. BCS
  • FBS = Non Conf. FBS
  • FCS = non Conf. FCS
  • FCS Non AQ = Other

Offense Data   Back To Top


Offense Total Yards

Games Yards Avg. Yards Per Game
12 4528 377

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
12 2480 207

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
12 2048 171

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
12 324 27

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
12 16 1.33

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
162 64 39.5%

Offense Red Zone

Games RZ Drives RZ Scores RZ Points RZ Rushing TD RZ Passing TD RZ TD Total RZ Field Goals RZ Scoring Percentage RZ TD Percentage
12 39 31 165 16 8 24 7 79% 62%

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
12 4127 344

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
12 2676 223

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
12 1451 121

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
12 248 21

Defense Turnovers

Games Opponent Turnovers Opponent Avg. Turnovers Per Game
12 18 1.5

Defense Third Down Stops

Opponent Third Down Attempts Opponent Third Down Coversions Opponent Third Down Conversion Percentage
167 56 33.5%

Defense Red Zone

Games Opponent RZ Drives Opponent RZ Scores Opponent RZ Points Opponent RZ Rushing_TD Opponent RZ Passing_TD Opponent RZ Zone TD Opponent RZ Field Goals Opponent RZ Scoring Percentage Opponent RZ TD Percentage
12 32 24 126 8 10 18 6 75% 56%

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