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South Dakota State to announce new stadium plans

Brookings, SD (SportsNetwork.com) - South Dakota State University officials will announce on Saturday plans to build a new football stadium.

KDLT News in Sioux Falls said the 18,500-seat venue could cost up to $65 million, with much of it financed through bonds, and be ready for the 2016 season.

The announcement will be made during a press conference on camnpus at the Dykhouse Student-Athlete Center before South Dakota State's game against Southern Illinois.

A public announcement will be made during halftime of the game.

The Jackrabbits, who are ranked seventh in the FCS, play in 51-year-old Coughlin-Alumni Stadium.

10/04 04:59:11 ET

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