SDSU earns fifth seed in FCS playoffs

The South Dakota State University football team is seeded fifth in the Football Championship Subdivision playoff field and will host a second-round game Dec. 1 at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium.

The Jackrabbits, 8-2 overall, will face the winner of Saturday's Duquesne-Towson first-round matchup. SDSU will be making its seventh consecutive appearance in the 24-team FCS playoffs and is a top-eight seed for the third year in a row.

Game time for the Dec. 1 game is tentatively set for 2 p.m.

Tickets will go on sale at noon Sunday and online at, with the Jackrabbit Ticket Office open from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday and again from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Please note the Jackrabbit Ticket Office will be closed Nov. 22-25 due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Normal business hours resume resume Nov. 26.

Season-ticket holders will have until 10 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 25 to claim their same seats.

Tickets begin at $27, depending on section (see map below). Groups of 15 or more can purchase tickets for $15 each. SDSU students will be admitted free by scanning a valid student ID at the stadium entrance on gameday.