South Dakota State Struggles in the Red Zone in Loss to Northern Iowa

Northern Iowa held South Dakota State out of the end zone to send the Jackrabbits to their second loss of the season, 24-9, Saturday at the UNI-Dome. The 25th-ranked Panthers improved to 4-3 overall and 3-1 in the Missouri Valley Football Conference. The Jackrabbits, ranked second in the STATS FCS media poll and third by the Football Championship Subdivision coaches, dropped to 4-2 overall and 2-2 in league play. The Jackrabbits finished with a 376-326 advantage in total offense. Taryn Christion ended the day 25-of-50 passing for 325 yards, while Cade Johnson led the receiving corps with seven catches for 121 yards. Mikey Daniel gained 36 yards on the ground on 10 carries. Christian Rozeboom led the SDSU defense with nine tackles, followed by seven by Dalton Cox.

Jacks Head Coach John Stiegelmeier says they couldn’t finish their drives…..

Stiegelmeier says the injuries are starting to add up…..

Stiegelmeier says they need to get back to practice and get ready….

UP NEXT The Jackrabbits close out their two-game road swing by traveling next Saturday (Oct. 27) to Illinois State. Kickoff is set for noon at Hancock Stadium in Normal, Illinois