Seventh-year Coyote looks to lead the defense

Devalon Whitcomb came to USD in 2015 to play tight end and a year later he changed positions to become a defensive lineman. Now, Whitcomb is the only seventh-year player on the Coyotes football roster. Whitcomb has had his share of trials and tribulations during his time at USD. Whitcomb tore his meniscus in 2017, […]

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USD Football falls to Kansas in nail-biter

The USD football team made the trek to Lawrence, Kansas with the goal of opening their season with a win, and the Coyotes nearly pulled it off, falling 17-14 after a last-minute touchdown for Kansas. With the Coyotes leading 14-10, Jayhawk starting quarterback Jason Bean found Lawrence Arnold for a 16-yard touchdown, giving Kansas the […]

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USD-SDSU football game canceled

Saturday’s Missouri Valley Football Conference matchup between the Coyotes and the Jackrabbits scheduled to be played at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium in Brookings has been canceled following a positive test within the USD football program. The Missouri Valley Conference announced on Monday that the matchup between the two schools would be canceled. Due to a […]

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The winner of the “quarterback battle” is finding his stride

Eight hours away from his hometown in Bloomington, IL, freshman Carson Camp is making a name for himself in Vermillion as a Coyote on the football field.  Camp was five-years-old when he first picked up a football, and he hasn’t stopped since.  After graduating from Normal Community High School, Camp had many offers but said […]

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USD football prepares for second half of season

The USD football team is preparing for the second half of their season which will begin with a home game against North Dakota State Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Dome.  So far, the Coyotes have gone 1-3 in conference play, with a win over then No. 7 Illinois State. Freshman quarterback, Carson Camp said […]

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The life of an NFL Quarterback: Q&A with Chris Streveler

Former USD quarterback Chris Streveler found himself in Vermillion Friday afternoon to be a part of Unite for USD, and talk with the Coyote football team ahead of its 2021 spring season.  Since graduating from USD in 2018, Streveler spent two seasons in the Canadian Football League, where he helped the Winnipeg Blue Bombers win […]

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Quarterback race still on as Coyote football season approaches

USD head football coach Bob Nielson said the coaching staff hopes to announce a starting quarterback by the end of the week during Monday’s virtual media day. “The quarterback race is still that, a race,” Nielson said. “We would expect to name a starter here probably around the end of the week. I like the […]

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Coyote defense looking to make strides

The Coyote defense allowed 32.4 points per game and 460.4 yards per game, which ranked eighth and ninth (out of 10) in the Missouri Valley Football Conference last season. The Coyotes defensive coordinator, Travis Johansen, was in his first season leading the USD defense, and the Coyotes anticipate year two will look much better.  “I […]

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