South Dakota State strikes first in FCS championship game
South Dakota State is on the board first in Frisco.
In Sunday’s FCS National Championship Game, the Jackrabbits drew first blood, scoring a first-quarter touchdown on their second possession of the game. The score gave South Dakota State an early 7-0 advantage on Sam Houston.
Isaiah Davis had an impressive 20-yard run on a 2nd-and-8 from the 21-yard line and was able to punch it into the end zone on the following play. The Jackrabbits needed just 5 plays to drive 41 yards after forcing a Sam Houston fumble.
South Dakota State strikes first in the FCS championship 😤
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South Dakota State entered the game with an 8-1 record and defeated Holy Cross, Southern Illinois and Delaware to reach the championship. Sam Houston is 9-0 and notched victories over Monmouth, North Dakota State and James Madison to play for the title.