College Football Team Details: South Dakota
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South Dakota FCS : MVFC

Location
Vermillion, SD

Spirit Name
Coyotes

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

Offense Data | Defense Data

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 39 Winning Percentage Rank 75 Total NA Off. NA Def. NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA 9,347 Increase FCS Rank 32
2018 4-7 Bob Nielson @ USD 14-19 Winning Percentage 42.42 539-533-36 Winning Percentage 50.27 Total Win Rank 41 Winning Percentage Rank 75 Total NA Offense NA Defense NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA 9,420 Increase FCS Rank 23
2019 5-7 Bob Nielson @ USD 19-26 Winning Percentage 42.22 544-540-36 Winning Percentage 50.18 Total Win Rank 41 Winning Percentage Rank 76 Total NA Offense NA Defense NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA 5,083 Decrease FCS Rank 78
2020 1-3 Bob Nielson @ USD 20-29 Winning Percentage 40.82 545-543-36 Winning Percentage 50.22 Total Win Rank 42 Winning Percentage Rank 77 Total NA Offense NA Defense NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA Covid 19
2021 7-5 Bob Nielson @ USD 27-34 Winning Percentage 44.26 552-548-36 Winning Percentage 50.18 Total Win Rank 42 Winning Percentage Rank 77 Total NA Offense NA Defense NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA 5,816 Increase FCS Rank 60
2022 3-8 Bob Nielson @ USD 30-42 Winning Percentage 41.67 555-556-36 Winning Percentage 49.96 Total Win Rank 42 Winning Percentage Rank 79 Total NA Offense NA Defense NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA 6,354 Increase FCS Rank 60
2023 0-0 Bob Nielson @ USD 30-42 Winning Percentage 41.67 555-556-36 Winning Percentage 49.96 Total Win Rank 42 Winning Percentage Rank 79 Total NA Offense NA Defense NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA TBD
* = Returning Quarterback

Schedule (2023)

Record 2023

Overall: W:2 L:1 T:0
Conf: W:2 L:1 T:0
Division: W:2 L:1 T:0

Game Date Home VS Away Score Game Stats
BCS (FBS AQ's) Aug-31 2023 Missouri
 -VS- 
South Dakota
LOSS
35 - 10
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Missouri 7-56 211 226 437 1 10 6
South Dakota 6-57 38 156 194 0 13 2
FCS (FCS AQ's) Sep-09 2023 South Dakota
 -VS- 
Saint Thomas MN
WIN
24 - 0
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
South Dakota 6-60 106 203 309 0 12 5
Saint Thomas MN 3-25 33 133 166 2 13 2
FCS (FCS AQ's) Sep-16 2023 South Dakota
 -VS- 
Lamar University
WIN
35 - 6
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
South Dakota 6-67 305 96 401 2 3 2
Lamar University 5-49 105 169 274 2 16 6
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Sep-30 2023 North Dakota State
 -VS- 
South Dakota
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
North Dakota State 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Same Conference Oct-07 2023 South Dakota
 -VS- 
Murray State
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
South Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Murray State 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Same Conference Oct-14 2023 South Dakota
 -VS- 
Youngstown State
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
South Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Youngstown State 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Same Conference Oct-21 2023 Indiana State
 -VS- 
South Dakota
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Indiana State 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Same Conference Oct-28 2023 South Dakota
 -VS- 
South Dakota State
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
South Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Dakota State 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Same Conference Nov-04 2023 Southern Illinois
 -VS- 
South Dakota
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Southern Illinois 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Same Conference Nov-11 2023 South Dakota
 -VS- 
North Dakota
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
South Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
North Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Same Conference Nov-18 2023 Western Illinois
 -VS- 
South Dakota
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Illinois 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Record 2023

Overall: W:2 L:1 T:0
Conf: W:2 L:1 T:0
Division: W:2 L:1 T:0

Totals

Penalties Rushing
Yards
Passing
Yards
Total
Yards
Turnovers 3rd Down
Attempts
3rd Down
Coversions
South Dakota 18 - 184 Yards 449 455 904 2 28 9
Opponents 15 - 130 Yards 349 528 877 5 39 14
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
3 904 301

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
3 455 152

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
3 449 150

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
3 69 23

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
3 2 0.67

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
28 9 32.1%

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

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
3 877 292

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
3 528 176

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
3 349 116

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
3 41 14

Defense Turnovers

Games Opponent Turnovers Opponent Avg. Turnovers Per Game
3 5 1.67

Defense Third Down Stops

Opponent Third Down Attempts Opponent Third Down Coversions Opponent Third Down Conversion Percentage
39 14 35.9%

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

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