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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 ...

2017 NFL Draft: EWU's Cooper Kupp and Samson Ebukam Drafted by the Los Angeles Rams

2017 NFL Draft: EWU’s Cooper Kupp and Samson Ebukam Drafted by the Los Angeles Rams

April 28, 2017

After breaking record after record during his time at EWU, wide receiver Cooper Kupp begins his next journey in the NFL. With the No. 69 selection in th...

Video: EWU Pro Day Highlights

March 29, 2017

  EWU’s annual Pro Day featured six EWU players, headlined by wide receiver Cooper Kupp, and a bevy of NFL scouts. Cooper Kupp improved on his...

Wide receiver Cooper Kupp running the 40 yard dash

Gallery: EWU Pro Day (March. 28)

March 28, 2017

  EWU's annual Pro Day featured six EWU players, headlined by wide receiver Cooper Kupp, and a bevy of NFL scouts. Cooper Kupp improved on his...

Cooper Kupp evading a Portland State defender in a game at Roos Field on Nov. 21

Cooper Kupp announces he is returning to EWU for his senior season

November 30, 2015

Cooper Kupp is coming back. The 2015 Big Sky Offensive MVP and the two-time All-American wide receiver announced Nov. 30 that he would be returning to ...

Jake Rodgers on Senior Day

Jake Rodgers headed to ATL

May 12, 2015

  Jake Rodgers is one step closer to playing football on Sundays. The Eagles All-American offensive tackle was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons...

NFL roster opportunities arise for former EWU football players

By Sam Deal, Sports Writer

May 25, 2014

Three former Eagles received invites to participate in this past weekend’s NFL rookie mini-camps and the opportunity to make an NFL roster this coming season. Andru Pulu, Anthony Larry and Demitirius Bronson are the latest in a growing line of NFL prospects produced at Big Sky powerhouse Eastern Washington University. “It’s great, every year we produce every sort...

TJ Lee leads the Eagles on to the field during his senior season.

Athletes race toward end goal

May 12, 2014

Dec. 21, 2013 marked the end of several EWU football players’ collegiate careers, and kicked off what would be a grueling, four month long process culminating...

Former Eagles reach for NFL

Former Eagles reach for NFL

May 9, 2013

By Peter Sowards SENIOR REPORTER [email protected] Greg Herd spent the morning of April 28 at the YMCA in the Spokane Valley teaching kids about the importance of living healthy lives for his senior...

Brandon Kaufman after the football game

Kaufman signs with Buffalo after going undrafted

May 2, 2013

By Peter Sowards   SENIOR REPORTER   [email protected] More than 250 collegiate football players had their name called at the 2013 NFL Draf...

Photo by: Josh Friesen

Cornerbacks and safeties prepare in athletic stances to begin a drill during practice.

Eagles eager for Red-White spring game

April 24, 2013

Coach Baldwin sees improvement on both sides of the ball By Peter Sowards SENIOR REPORTER [email protected] Defense usually progresses quicker than off...

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