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Jacks Awarded Top Seed For FCS Playoffs

INDIANAPOLIS – The South Dakota State University football team has earned the top seed in the 16-team Football Championship Subdivision playoffs and will host Holy Cross in the opening round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.

The Jackrabbits, 5-1 overall, received the Missouri Valley Football Conference’s automatic bid after defeating North Dakota State, 27-17, on April 17 to earn a share of the league title. SDSU will be making its ninth consecutive appearance in the FCS playoffs and 10th overall.

Holy Cross, 3-0, earned the automatic bid out of the Patriot League.

Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. Saturday (April 24) at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium, with the game televised on ESPN3.com.

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