Come Saturday the entire country will have their eyes fixated on their favorite College Football team, whether in person, or in the comfort of home or a cool environment.

South Dakota College Football programs have a ton of storylines this season, with a few earning very high praise entering the season.

For your viewing pleasure, here is the ultimate guide to Week 1 of the College Football season from a South Dakota perspective:

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*South Dakota programs in BOLD.

Thursday, September 1st

South Dakota Mines @ Missouri S&T - 5:30pm

USF @ Minnesota State Moorhead - 6pm

Black Hills State @ Dickinson State (ND) - 6pm

Augustana @ Concordia-St. Paul - 6:30pm

Upper Iowa @ Northern State - 6pm


Saturday, September 3rd

South Dakota State @ Iowa - 11am - FS1

Dakota Wesleyan @ Jamestown - 1pm

Presentation @ Luther - 1pm

Dakota State @ UW-La Crosse - 4pm

South Dakota @ Kansas State - 6pm - ESPN+

*Mount Marty is on a BYE

It should be a great first full week of football for all of our in-state programs. Both SDSU and USD have huge opportunities this weekend, as both are on the road at tough FBS-level programs.

Best of luck to all of our area schools for a successful season ahead!

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