BROOKINGS, S.D. – South Dakota State sophomore running back Zach Zenner officially claimed the FCS rushing title with 2,044 yards and an average of 157.23 yards per game, edging Wofford (S.C.) senior Eric Breitenstein with 2,035 yards and 156.54 yards per contest. Zenner also finished seventh in all-purpose yards with an average of 172.38 yards per game. Two other Jackrabbit players posted top-10 individual rankings. Senior linebackerRoss Shafrath finished seventh in tackles with an average of 11.54 per game, while sophomore kicker Justin Syrovatka ranked eighth in field goals with an average of 1.38 made per game. As a team, SDSU ranked in the top 10 of three different defensive categories: fourth in pass efficiency defense (100.33), fifth in scoring defense (16.38 points per game) and eighth in total defense (305.31 yards per game).
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