North Dakota State will face another nationally ranked team on its schedule late in the season with an October 26th trip to South Dakota State.
The Jackrabbits will again be a contender in the Missouri Valley, but much like the Bison, the Jacks need to find a quarterback.
SDSU has a couple of terrific skill players in wide receiver Cade Johnson and running back Pierre Strong, Junior. Each put up huge numbers in 2018, Johnson with 1,332 receiving yards and 17 touchdowns while Strong racked up 1,116 rushing yards and eleven touchdowns.
The Jacks have an All-American in the linebacker core, senior Christian Rozeboom, who's been ruining offenses since his freshman year.
- Missouri Valley Football Conference; 10-3 record in 2018, lost in FCS Semis
- Second straight semifinal appearance
- Need to replace Taryn Christion