It's been a much needed and hard-fought break for the South Dakota State football team. After winning in the regular season finale on November 12th, the Jacks earned the #1 overall seed in this year's FCS playoffs.
Since joining the Missouri Valley Football Conference in 2008, the South Dakota State Jackrabbit football program has had a ton of success. One small thing that was missing from that success was an outright conference title.
It's not often that you get matchups of #1 vs. #2 teams in College Football. It's rare enough that Saturday's game is in fact just the second ever regular season matchup of top two teams in FCS history.