No. 1 seed South Dakota State hosts No. 4 Montana State on Saturday in one of the FCS semifinal games. Kickoff is at 3 p.m. CT and it will air on ESPN2.
How do the two teams stack up on paper?
Here’s a tale of the tape breakdown of the teams statistically.
|0.463 (14th)||3rd down Conv %||0.459 (17th)|
|0.343 (17th)||3rd down Conv % D||0.345 (18th)|
|6.46 (89th)||Fewest Penalties Per Game||5.31 (40th)|
|16 (4th)||Def. Interceptions||13 (19th)|
|198.8 (76th)||Passing Offense||179.23 (91st)|
|176.9 (9th)||Pass Defense||222.0 (61st)|
|12.07 (60th)||Yards Per Completion||13.43 (26th)|
|0.696 (5th)||Red Zone Defense||0.893 (114th)|
|0.965 (3rd)||Red Zone Offense||0.838 (39th)|
|85.2 (1st)||Rushing Defense||129.2 (32nd)|
|169.6 (44th)||Rushing Offense||332.4 (1st)|
|2.62 (23rd)||Sacks Per Game||2.46 (28th)|
|1.38 (22nd)||Sacks Allowed Per Game||1.08 (11th)|
|15.2 (3rd)||Scoring Defense||25.7 (46th)|
|33.0 (27th)||Scoring Offense||44.8 (3rd)|
|5.3 (81st)||TFLs Per Game||5.5 (73rd)|
|262.1 (2nd)||Total Defense||351.2 (41st)|
|368.5 (64th)||Total Offense||511.6 (3rd)|
|23 (13th)||Turnovers Gained||28 (2nd)|
|10 (8th)||Turnovers Lost||12 (14th)|