Coughlin-Alumni Stadium Tidbits

  • First Game: Sept. 22, 1962 – Arkansas State 9, South Dakota State 7
  • First Jackrabbit Win: Oct. 6, 1962 – South Dakota State 28, Augustana 7
  • Overall Record: 179-105 (.630 winning percentage) – games against 64 different opponents; never a tie game at CAS
  • First Night Game: Sept. 1, 2001 – South Dakota State 34, Ferris State (Mich.) 24
  • In Division I Era: 46-14 record (.767 winning percentage)
  • Against MVFC opponents: 20-8 record
  • Playoff Record: 1-0 (def. Eastern Illinois, 58-10, on Nov. 24, 2014)
  • Hobo Day Record: 31-22
  • Beef Bowl Record: 28-20
  • Record in Night Games: 28-8
  • Undefeated Home Seasons: 6 (1963, 1972, 1985, 1996, 2004, 2012 – one in each decade of the stadium’s existence)
  • Original Construction Cost: $300,000 — $50,000 gift from Charles Coughlin, with the remaining $250,000 raised from alumni, students and friends of South Dakota State

Top 10 Stadium Crowds

vs. North Dakota State 16,498 Sept. 28, 2013 L, 0-20
vs. North Dakota State 16,345 Nov. 17, 2007 W, 29-24
vs. South Dakota 16,193 Oct. 19, 1985 W, 24-12
vs. South Dakota 15,866 Oct. 18, 1975 W, 24-22
vs. Northern Iowa 15,523 Oct. 24, 2009 W, 24-14
vs. McNeese State (La.) 15,521 Oct. 4, 2008 L, 44-46
vs. Stephen F. Austin 15,338 Sept. 29, 2007 W, 45-0
vs. South Dakota 15,278 Nov. 17, 2012 W, 31-8
vs. UC Davis 15,248 Oct. 28, 2006 W, 22-21
vs. South Dakota 15,153 Oct. 22, 1977 L, 10-15
2007 Dakota Marker Game

2007 Dakota Marker Game

 

Year-By-Year Home Records

 

 

 

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