3   Jasper Sanders
    Jasper  Sanders


    Kansas City, Kan.

    High School:
    Piper HS

    Last College:
    Butler CC

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 200



    Coyotes compete at NFL Pro Day

    BROOKINGS, S.D.--Four South Dakota seniors competed at the National Football League Pro Day in front of a handful of scouts on Wednesday at the Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex.


    Coyotes seek Valley victory vs. Western

    South Dakota (2-7, 0-5 MVFC) seeks to end a five-game skid and score its first Missouri Valley victory today when the Coyotes host the Western Illinois Leathernecks (3-6, 1-4) in a 4 p.m. kick from inside the DakotaDome.


    Norvell's five TDs lift Leathernecks

    VERMILLION, S.D.--Western Illinois quarterback Trenton Norvell threw touchdown passes to five different receivers in leading the Fighting Leathernecks to a 44-29 victory against South Dakota Saturday inside the DakotaDome.


    Penguins run away in the fourth quarter

    It took South Dakota three quarters to build a 17-7 lead. It took five minutes for Youngstown State to erase it. The 13th-ranked Penguins outscored the Coyotes 21-0 in the final quarter to escape with a 28-17 win Saturday at Stambaugh Stadium. Youngstown State improved to 7-2 overall and 4-1 in the Missouri Valley with road trips to unbeaten Illinois State and North Dakota State looming on the schedule.


    Youngstown is final game outside of South Dakota

    South Dakota (2-6, 0-4 MVFC) begins the second half of Missouri Valley play looking to play spoiler against 13th-ranked Youngstown State (6-2, 3-1 MVFC), a team in search of its first playoff berth since 2006. Kickoff from Stambaugh Stadium in Youngstown, Ohio, is set for 1 p.m. CDT.


    Football Vs Illinois State (9/29/12)

    Football Vs Illinois State (9/29/12)


    Football Vs. Northwestern (9/22/2012)

    Football Vs. Northwestern (9/22/2012)


    Football Vs Colgate (9/08/12)

    Football Vs Colgate (9/08/12)


    Football Vs. Montana (9/1/12)

    Football Vs. Montana (9/1/12)

    Missed the entire season with a wrist injury sustained during the preseason.

    One of 38 Coyotes who played in all 11 games...earned a start against Northern Iowa (11/10)...named to the MVFC All-Newcomer Team...carried 81 times for 264 yards and three scores...caught 12 passes for 67 yards...finished third on the team in both rushing yards and's primary return man...averaged seven yards on nine punt returns...averaged 23 yards on 15 kickoff returns...ranked 45th nationally and fourth in the MVFC in kick return average...averaged 26 yards per kickoff return in MVFC play, good for second in the conference...had 50 yards rushing on eight carries vs. Illinois State (9/29)...caught three passes for 34 yards vs. Northwestern (9/22)...carried 12 times for 38 yards against Colgate, including a 7-yard touchdown run that broke a 14-14 tie (9/8)...had a 55-yard kickoff return against Western Illinois that preceded a three-play touchdown drive (10/6).

    Butler Community College
    Earned first-team all-conference honors and honorable mention all-America honors as he led the Grizzlies in rushing with 937 yards and a team-high 15 touchdowns as a sophomore...Played in all 12 games and averaged a team-high 78.1 yards...Also had three receptions for 24 yards...His 90 points scored ranked second on the team and he ranked second in total offense at 78.1 yards per game and second in all-purpose yards at 80.1 per contest...As a freshman at Butler, he had 48 carries for 506 yards with seven rushing touchdowns.

    Lettered all four years at Piper High School where he earned all-state honors as a quarterback and all-conference...Set every rushing record in school history except career touchdowns...In one game, he rushed for 401 yards and 30 carries with six total touchdowns...Also participated in basketball and track and was a two-time state champion in the 4 X 100m relay...Sanders also was recruited by Maryland and Tennessee-Martin among others.

    Son of Jeff and Veronica Sanders...kinesiology and sports science major with a minor in coaching.

    South Dakota (0-0) --
    Kansas State (0-0) --
    Manhattan, Kan. TBA
    • Teams played three times from 1980-82

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