VERMILLION, S.D. (KELO) — This story will update throughout today’s contest with in-game updates and moments from Vermillion.
3:51 – SDSU 37, USD 3 4Q SDSU on a roll in final minute of the rivalry battle!
In just 8 plays SDSU scores as Angel Johnson gets the handoff fours yards shy of the goal line and buries himself into the endzone. Jacks playing yard to till the end as they lead 37-3 with less than a minute left till the end of the game.
3:41 – SDSU 30, USD 3 4Q USD just can’t out do SDSU
SDSU with the good read getting the interception taking the ball at their own 48. Throwing in Aidan Bouman at QB for last few minutes of the fourth.
3:37 p.m. – SDSU 30, USD 3 4Q: Mark Gronowski body guards Johnson all the way to the endzone.
In just 11 plays, Amar Johnson with the carry and he’ll run it to the house along the outside left for 20 yards and Gronowski defends Johnson’s way in. Jacks add more to board 30-3.
3:10 p.m. – SDSU 23, USD 3 3Q: USD with the pressure on D, but SDSU’s got a kicker
SDSU lands in USD territory but the Yotes defense holds it down as the Jacks are unable to convert on third down. But it’s Hunter Dustman who sends one 47 yards past the uprights as SDSU boost their lead 23-3 at the end of the third.
3:04 p.m. – SDSU 20, USD 3 3Q: SDSU forces a USD punt.
USD’s drive lasted 7 plays moving only 25 yards ending at the Coyote 50, and they’ll punt. SDSU gets the ball at their own 20.
2:57 p.m. – SDSU 20, USD 3 3Q: SDSU near the goal line but USD forces a field goal.
Mark Gronowski with a big play sends one deep to Jaxon Janke and they’d eventually just five yards shy of the goal line but a USD’s Blake Holden with the nice block gives SDSU a hard time forcing a field goal at 4th and 5.
2:20 p.m. – SDSU 17, USD 3 2Q: SDSU comes alive in second quarter.
The Jacks score in just four plays. Amar Johnson rushes from the red zone to endzone for 20 yards. They’ll get the ball back via interception from Tucker Large. A career long 49 yard field goal from Hunter Dustman would boost SDSU’s lead 17-3 at the half.
1:58 p.m. – USD 3, SDSU 7 2Q: SDSU finding ways to get down field. In just 14 plays SDSU takes the lead.
The Jackrabbits making their way down field from their 15 picking up on their first down conversions. USD would practically give SDSU the TD as a targeting penalty places the Jackrabbits near the goal line. Jadon Janke with the carry into the endzone. Jacks take the first lead of the game.
1:40 p.m. – USD 3, SDSU 0 end of the first: SDSU forces USD to punt.
SDSU can rely on their on the defense as they force USD to two punts in the first quarter. But they will need to pick it up on offense recording only one reception to the Coyotes’ 6.
1:32 p.m. – USD 3, SDSU 0 1Q: SDSU giving it up!
SDSU goes for the deep pass 1st and 17 from their 36 and it’s intercepted by Shahid Barros. USD now has the ball at their own 28.
1:25 p.m. – USD 3, SDSU 0 1Q: That was fast and short for SDSU.
The USD defense hold the Jackrabbit offense to three plays forcing an SDSU punt. USD gets the ball at their own 44 yard line.
1:19 p.m. – USD 3, SDSU 0 1Q: The USD Coyotes are on the board after their first drive.
A field goal attempt from the 50 by Will Leyland was good.
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