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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...

The 24 playoff teams will be announced Sunday, Nov. 24.

EWU takes on Portland State for potential final game of the year

November 20, 2019

The EWU football team hasn’t finished at or below .500 in 13 years.  The Eagles (5-2, 6-5) will try and extend that streak Saturday in the likely seas...

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 junior wide receiver Talolo Limu-Jones celebrates a touchdown. Limu-Jones had a career-high three touchdowns in EWU's 54-21 victory over Northern Colorado Saturday.

EWU decimates Northern Colorado in Homecoming onslaught

October 13, 2019

“Protect the Red.” That is what the EWU football home mantra states. The Eagles (2-1, 3-4) certainly did that Saturday, dominating the Northern...

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...

EWU takes the field in snowy and windy conditions. EWU beat UND 35-20 Saturday.

EWU grinds out win over North Dakota

September 28, 2019

EWU head coach Aaron Best didn’t have the reaction many would have to playing in gusting winds, snow and rain during a September football game. ...

EWU football reigns over Big Sky heading into spring camp

EWU football reigns over Big Sky heading into spring camp

April 10, 2019

The Eagles had 87 days to reflect on their heartbreaking season, which they finished as FCS runners-ups, before starting spring camp on April 2. Like...

The EWU football team lines up during its first full scrimmage on April 13. The Eagles had 398 total yards of offense, seven pass breakups and two interceptions in the friendly matchup. | Mckenzie Ford for The Easterner

Rain dampens EWU football’s first full scrimmage

April 18, 2018

After two weeks of drills, which included a handful of practices and a short 30-play scrimmage, the EWU football team went through its first full scrimmag...

Redshirt freshman Eric Barriere stiff arms a North Dakota defender during the team's 21-14 victory on Nov. 11. He was 13-of-23 passing for 130 yards and a touchdown, while adding 66 yards rushing. Photo courtesy of Russell Mons.

No. 19 EWU football keeps playoff hopes alive with road win over North Dakota

November 13, 2017

There is an old saying in competitive sports: "A win is a win." No matter how the team gets the job done, as long as they end up in the left side of the...

Running back Tamarick Pierce (30) stiff arms Brandon Montgomery (31), at the Red-White spring game.

Gallery: Red-White Spring Game

May 1, 2017

  Team Red defeated Team White 24-17 in the annual EWU football Red-White game as the team concludes spring practice before preseason practice...

Players on Team Red pose for a picture after their win in the annual Red-White Spring Game

EWU Football Shows Depth in Red-White Spring Game

April 29, 2017

Team Red defeated Team White 24-17 in the annual EWU football Red-White game as the team concludes spring practice before preseason practice begins in Au...

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