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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...

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...

Junior quarterback Gage Gubrud warms up pregame. Credit to Jon Lambert (via EWU Sports Information Department).

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...

Quarterback Gage Gubrud awaits the snap in a game against the Montana Grizzlies last season

EWU drops second consecutive game, loses 40-13 to NDSU

September 9, 2017

CHENEY, WA. — Another week, and another lackluster performance from the Eastern Washington University Eagles. Just like against Texas Tech, the Eastern...

After more than two decades of being involved in EWU football, Aaron Best was handed the reigns to the program after Beau Baldwin departed for the University of California in January

EWU football falls to Texas Tech in season opener

September 2, 2017

LUBBOCK, TX. — The beginning portion of the inaugural game of the Aaron Best era got off to an excellent start for the Eastern Eagles — the first th...

Quarterback Gage Gubrud scrambles while trying to find an open wide receiver during the Red-White spring game. (Credit: Brad Brown)

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...

Quarterback Gage Gubrud awaits the snap in a game against the Montana Grizzlies last 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...

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...

Gallery: EWU Spring Football Scrimmage (April. 22)

Gallery: EWU Spring Football Scrimmage (April. 22)

April 22, 2017

  Defense wins the day in EWU's second spring scrimmage on Saturday.

EWU linebackers coach Josh Fetters leading his players through a drill during spring football practice on April 11

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...

EWU players gather to say a prayer after beating the Richmond Spiders 38-0 in the FCS quarterfinals

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...

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