When: Saturday, Dec. 9, 3 p.m. ET
Where: Brookings, S.D.
Playoffs so far:
New Hampshire has reeled off two straight wins to earn a spot in the quarterfinals. The Wildcats took down Central Connecticut State in the opening round then defeated No. 4 seed Central Arkansas in round 2.
South Dakota State got it's first action in the second round, putting away Northern Iowa in a rematch, avenging a regular-season loss to the Panthers.
QB COMPARISON: Taryn Christion vs. Trevor Knight (stat comparison)
RB COMPARISON: Brady Mengarelli vs. Evan Gray (stat comparison)
RECEIVER COMPARISON: Dallas Goedert vs. Neil O'Connor (stat comparison)
TOP DEFENSIVE PLAYER: Christian Rozeboom vs. Quinlen Dean (stat comparison)
QUICK HIT: South Dakota State has now won six straight games dating back to its loss to Northern Iowa in October. New Hampshire's two-game winning streak has come in the last two playoff games.
The winner of South Dakota State-New Hampshire will advance to the FCS Playoffs semifinals to take on the winner of James Madison and Weber State.