After a 26-year career leading South Dakota State through the start of the Division I era and, most recently, to the top of FCS football, SDSU football head coach John Stiegelmeier's work is done.
After leading South Dakota State to its first national championship in 26 years and first-ever Division I football national championship, Stiegelmeier is retiring. Stiegelmeier, who turns 66 next month, made the announcement of his retirement in a press release distributed by SDSU Athleteics less than two weeks removed from the Jackrabbits' 45-21 win over North Dakota State on Jan. 8 in Frisco, Tex. to claim the title.

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Might as well go out on top!