Bigger than Dakota Marker: SD State-ND State for FCS title


              South Dakota State quarterback Mark Gronowski (11) looks to pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Iowa, Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, in Iowa City, Iowa. Nearly 20 months after tearing the ACL in his left knee on a 3-yard run, and then missing the rest of that game and all of the normal 2021 fall season that quickly followed, Gronowski gets another title shot Sunday when the Jackrabbits play Missouri Valley Football Conference rival and perennial FCS champion North Dakota State.  (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
            
              FILE - North Dakota State fullback Hunter Luepke (44) celebrates with his most valuable player award after the FCS Championship NCAA college football game against Montana State, Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, in Frisco, Texas. Not all players worthy of NFL talent scout consideration play in the Power Five conferences. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)
            
              FILE - South Dakota State fans cheer as they play Sam Houston State during the second half of the NCAA college FCS Football Championship in Frisco, Texas on Sunday, May 16, 2021. The South Dakota State Jackrabbits from Brookings and North Dakota State Bison from Fargo, separated by 190 miles, will play for the Football Championship Subdivision championship in Frisco, Texas, on Sunday in a matchup fans of the teams have hoped for since the schools moved together to Division I in 2004. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)
            
              FILE - South Dakota State head coach John Stiegelmeier watches his team play against Sam Houston State during the first half of the NCAA college FCS Football Championship in Frisco, Texas, Sunday May 16, 2021. North Dakota State and South Dakota State have been playing football against each other since 1903.  The Missouri Valley Football Conference rivals are playing for so much more on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023 in North Texas, nearly 1,000 miles from the North Dakota-South Dakota border.   (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)
Bigger than Dakota Marker: SD State-ND State for FCS title