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No. 11 EWU Football Outlasts Rival Montana, 48-41

No. 11 EWU Football Outlasts Rival Montana, 48-41

September 24, 2017

MISSOULA, MT. — It was a tale of two halves for the EWU football team on Saturday evening against the University of Montana. After trailing 24-6 at halftime...

No. 12 EWU Football Takes Down Fordham, 56-21

No. 12 EWU Football Takes Down Fordham, 56-21

September 16, 2017

The Eastern Washington University football team marched into New York on Saturday afternoon and flattened the Fordham University Rams, 56-21. After dropping the...

2017 EWU Football Preview

2017 EWU Football Preview

August 31, 2017

CHENEY, WA. — Coming off a devastating loss in the 2016 NCAA Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Playoff semifinals versus Youngstown State – with...

Soarin’ Into the New Season

Soarin’ Into the New Season

May 25, 2017

EWU football’s quest to return to the FCS postseason will begin with a showdown in the Lone Star State, battling against the Texas Tech Red Raiders on S...

Lights, Camera, Action

Lights, Camera, Action

April 20, 2017

With the 2017 NFL Draft set to happen next week, teams are visiting with prospects everyday as they prepare for the seven-round, three-day affair. This year’s...

Sblendorio Ready to Step Into New Role as Dean of Wide Recievers

Sblendorio Ready to Step Into New Role as Dean of Wide Recievers

April 20, 2017

Nic Sblendorio, a name not many EWU football fans may know. Nonetheless, he’s out to prove he has what it takes to lead the Eagles offense and the EWU ...

EWU Football Springs Into Action as Practices for 2017 Season Begin

EWU Football Springs Into Action as Practices for 2017 Season Begin

April 13, 2017

Spring is in the air, and now, so are footballs as they fly across The Inferno at Roos Field. EWU spring football practices began on April 4, and there is a l...

For EWU Football, the Best Choice has Always Been In-House

For EWU Football, the Best Choice has Always Been In-House

February 16, 2017

On Feb. 13, EWU’s new head football coach, Aaron Best, officially signed his new contract, which pays a base salary of $180,000 in 2017 and increases ...

Cooper Kupp Razzles and Dazzles at Senior Bowl

Cooper Kupp Razzles and Dazzles at Senior Bowl

February 2, 2017

Cooper Kupp. For residents of Eastern Washington and fans of EWU football, the name carries a legendary significance -- 73 TDs (NCAA FCS record); 6,464...

FCS Playoffs a ‘Break Even’ Proposition for EWU

By Riley Baker, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2017

Filed under Football, Sports

EWU football finished with an overall record of 12-2 on the year they advanced to the semifinals of the FCS playoffs and had two finalists for the Walter Payton award, along with six All-Americans. With the accolades and three extra home games in the playoffs, one would think that the athletic department would make a little extra money. But, believe it or not, they do not. ...

Eagles of a Feather Stick Together

Eagles of a Feather Stick Together

January 26, 2017

EWU football ended last season in the playoffs with a heartbreaking, last-second loss. Yet, with a new coach and returning starters, the mood surrounding th...

EWU Offensive Coordinator Accepts Job at Utah

EWU Offensive Coordinator Accepts Job at Utah

January 12, 2017

After spending his first year in a collegiate coaching position as EWU’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, Troy Taylor is headed to the Pa...

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