Don't forget: Live Chat at noon today on Eastern football, right here on SportsLink, focusing on the season opener Thursday at Idaho. In the meantime, here's my story on the EWU starting lineup and a feature on EWU senior safety Jeff Minnerly of Spokane.
Meanwhile, here are some links to future Eastern opponents and the rest of the Big Sky Conference: Starting with a look at the Vandals on the school web site, which is a god primer on Idaho. Lots happening at Washington State, including a nice look at Mike Leach's days at BYU, by our own Christian Caple. ... The Missoulian reports that Montana starting cornerback Nate Harris has been suspended for the opener. ... The Billings Gazette previews the MSU matchup this week with Division II Chadron State.