No. 3 South Dakota State Defeats Drake, 38-10

first_img Preview Big plays by Cates and Lauer opened the third quarter as Cates hauled in his seventh catch for 13 yards and Lauer rushed for 11 yards on next play. But the Bulldogs had to punt after Corwin was sacked. SDSU wasted little time as Cade Johnson scampered for 76 yards on an end around to the Bulldogs’ five-yard line. Johnson then caught a touchdown on the next play as the Jackrabbits made the extra point to lead 24-3. Later, Drake’s defense stepped up with a huge defensive stand after a blocked punt gave SDSU the football inside the Bulldogs’ 10-yard line. Viniatieri missed a short field goal on fourth down that gave Drake the football back. SDSU added a late touchdown with 2:14 left in the game. HTML Box Score Next Game: Story Links Quarterback Ian Corwin finished 19-of-34 with 232 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions. Corwin bounced back from a 1-of-4 start with one yard in the first quarter of play. Halfback Drew Lauer had 47 rushing yards and caught one pass for 45 yards. Full Schedule Roster “They’re a very good football team,” said Drake head football coach Todd Stepsis. “I’m very excited to see us improve again from week one to week two to today. They’re the best defense we’ve faced and on defense we gave up too many big plays. When you face elite speed like theirs it can expose you with missed tackles. But there are definitely things to build on and we’re looking forward to getting back to work for conference.” “Loved seeing Ian make throws when know he can make and I am very excited by our receivers catching some really tough balls,” Stepsis said. “Moving forward you’re going to see that continue to get even better between him and his receivers.” at Marist 9/28/2019 – 12 p.m. Drake (0-3) dropped its final non-conference game. South Dakota State won (2-1) its second-straight game after it lost its opener at Minnesota. South Dakota State finished with 369 rushing yards as Pierre Strong had 129 and CJ Wilson 117. Johnson led the Jackrabbits’ receivers with 80 yards on five catches and added 76 yards on the ground. SDSU fumbled twice in the game as Larson and Will Warner each recovered one. BROOKINGS, S.D. – No. 3 South Dakota State defeated the Drake University football team, 38-10, Saturday afternoon at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. The score stayed 10-0 as the teams traded drives to end the first quarter. Drake cut into the deficit as De Bruin made a 22-yard field goal that capped the first drive of the second quarter. Later, the teams traded drives again before SDSU scored another touchdown on a 5-play, 95-yard drive that ended with a 5-yard touchdown run by Mikey Daniel to push the score to 17-3. Corwin was intercepted on the following drive but the Jackrabbits couldn’t capitalize as Vinatieri missed a 48-yard field goal attempt. Drake had a promising drive stopped after the miss as the Bulldogs had to punt as the Jackrabbits then ended the half leading 17-3. Tight end Devin Cates hauled in 10 catches for 95 yards for the Bulldogs, just missing his first career 100-yard receiving game. Wide receiver Shane Feller caught his first career touchdown and finished with three catches for 39 yards. Corwin threw his second career touchdown pass early in the fourth quarter to Feller. Corwin hit Feller for a 10-yard touchdown with 10:38 on the clock. It capped a six-play, 90-yard drive by the Bulldogs. On the opening drive of the game, the Jackrabbits drove to the Bulldogs’ four-yard line. But Drake’s defense held SDSU to a 26-yard field goal by Chase Vinatieri. On the ensuing drive, Drake’s Noah Larson pounced on a muffed punt by Jaxon Janke on the Jackrabbits’ 20-yard line. However, Drake settled for a 34-yard field goal attempt by Nathan De Bruin that missed wide left. SDSU needed just two big plays after the miss, the last a 49-yard touchdown run by Pierre Strong, to extend its lead, 10-0. Watch Live PDF Box Score Live Stats 1350 ESPN Des Moines Drake will have a bye week before it opens Pioneer Football League play at Marist on Sept. 28.Print Friendly Versionlast_img

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