Illinois St. 28, South Dakota 3
Ashton Leggett ran for 121 yards and two touchdowns Saturday as
Illinois State beat South Dakota 28-3.
Matt Brown threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score for
the Redbirds (4-3). Brown threw for 133 yards, while Illinois State
finished with 228 yards rushing.
South Dakota’s Dante Warren was sacked six times and completed
five passes in 16 attempts for only 25 yards. No South Dakota
receiver had more than one catch and none had double figures in
The Coyotes (4-3) managed 108 yards in total offense, most of
which came in a 16-play, 91-yard drive that ended in Kevin Robb’s
20-yard field goal just before halftime to make the score 7-3.
Brown threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to Tyrone Walker in the
third quarter, then Leggett scored from 13 yards for a 21-3
Illinois State lead. Leggett scored a 12-yard TD with 1:29 to