BRISTOL, Conn. — The country's biggest college football television show will shine a light on the FCS next weekend, as ESPN's College Gameday will broadcast from Brookings, South Dakota ahead of South Dakota State's rivalry clash with seven-time FCS national champion North Dakota State.
The Saturday morning staple announced they were headed to South Dakota Sunday afternoon on Twitter:
For the first time ever ... WE'RE COMING TO SOUTH DAKOTA STATE!
NDSU Bison 🆚 SDSU Jackrabbits 🐰
— College GameDay (@CollegeGameDay) October 20, 2019
It will mark the sixth Gameday appearance at an FCS school. The first was on Sept. 21, 2013 in Fargo, N.D. for NDSU's game against Delaware State. The Bison won 51-0. Gameday also went to Fargo in 2014.
North Dakota State is ranked No. 1 in the latest FCS Stats poll, while South Dakota State is No. 3. The Bison are currently on a 28-game win streak, second longest in FCS history. Their last loss came in Brookings in 2017.