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EWU players take the field during the 2019 season. As of press time, no EWU players had signed a UDFA contract or been invited to a rookie minicamp with an NFL team.

Laying the Law-COVID-19 didn’t do small school football players any favors

April 28, 2020

Drew Lawson is The Easterner's sports editor/co-managing editor. His opinions expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of ...

EWU senior running back Antoine Custer Jr. cuts in the open field. Custer had a career-high 218 rushing yards and two touchdowns in EWU's 53-46 win over PSU Saturday.

Offense shines as EWU survives PSU on Senior Day

November 26, 2019

The EWU offense scored 53 points in 19:59 of possession time and the Eagles (6-2, 7-5) outlasted the Portland State Vikings (3-5, 5-7) 53-46 Saturday on Se...

EWU senior running back Antoine Custer Jr. cuts upfield. Custer had 139 rushing yards and three touchdowns in EWU's 66-38 win over NAU Saturday.

Eagle offense hums in win over NAU

November 2, 2019

The points came easily for the EWU football team (3-2, 4-5) Saturday. The Eagles scored six touchdowns and kicked a field goal on their first seven possessions...

EWU senior running back Antoine Custer Jr. stiff-arms a defender during the Eagles' 35-20 victory over North Dakota on Sept. 28. Custer leads EWU in rushing this season.

EWU looks to turn the tide during Homecoming

October 12, 2019

Famous author Charles Dickens once said, “Every traveler has a home of his own, and he learns to appreciate it the more from his wandering.”  Tha...

EWU junior quarterback Eric Barriere walks onto the field on Sept. 7. Barriere missed five offensive series in EWU's 48-27 loss at Sac State Saturday.

Road woes continue for EWU in Sacramento

October 6, 2019

If the field isn't red, the results haven't been good thus far for the EWU football team (1-1, 2-4) in 2019. The Eagles fell to the Sacramento State Hornets...

No. 8 EWU Football Thumps Sacramento State, 52-31

No. 8 EWU Football Thumps Sacramento State, 52-31

September 30, 2017

As EWU football's sophomore running back Antoine Custer Jr. stood in the makeshift postgame interview area at Roos Field on Saturday, he uttered a simple...

Aaron Best and EWU Lock in 2017 Recruiting Class

By Riley Baker, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

EWU football signs 19 players to letters of intent on national signing day

Cooper Kupp breaks the NCAA FCS all-time receptions record in victory over Idaho State

Cooper Kupp breaks the NCAA FCS all-time receptions record in victory over Idaho State

November 17, 2016

Cooper Kupp took center stage on Senior Day, breaking the NCAA FCS all-time record with 396 career passing receptions as EWU defeated Idaho State 48-17 ...

Los Angeles Rams and former EWU wide receiver Cooper Kupp looks on at the field during his college career in Cheney. Kupp was one of the EWU athletes McPherson referred to as potentially being able to sell his likeness while playing for the Eagles.

Cooper Kupp’s historic college football career nears its end

November 17, 2016

Cooper Kupp will be playing in his final regular season game as an EWU Eagle tomorrow at Portland State. His illustrious career has garnered him nume...

EWU beats Cal Poly for seventh straight win

EWU beats Cal Poly for seventh straight win

November 10, 2016

The Eagles won their seventh straight game in their takedown of fourteenth-ranked Cal Poly by a score of 42-21 to improve to 6-0 in conference play. W...

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