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Eastern and opponent links for Wednesday

How good can this year's Eastern wide receiver corps be? Read my story and find out. … as always, here…

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EWU has embarrassment of riches at wide receiver

The receivers at Eastern Washington look younger than ever. That’s despite the fact that senior Cory Mitchell is 26 years old, classmate Blair Bomber wears a goatee and redshirt sophomore Cooper Kupp is trying to grow a beard. Read more

Eastern and Big Sky links

There was a lot to like about the Eagles' first scrimmage, coach Beau Baldwin said, but things got sloppy at…

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Eagles need to work on finishing

As Eastern Washington resumed two-a-days on a warm Monday morning, coach Beau Baldwin said he hopes the players respond to the heat and pressure between now and Aug. 23. That’s especially important in the Eagles’ fast-tempo offense. With one scrimmage in the books and the season opener against Sam Houston State just 12 days away, Baldwin hopes to keep his offense in up-tempo mode all day and all game. Read more

Eagles need to work on their finishing touches

As Eastern Washington resumed two-a-days on a warm Monday morning, coach Beau Baldwin said he hopes the players respond to the heat and pressure between now and Aug. 23. Read more

Eastern and Big Sky links

The season is still two weeks away, but Friday was still a big day for Eastern Washington football fans. First…

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Eagles open season at No. 1 in media poll; reach deal with NDSU

While the Eastern Washington football team was hard at work Friday morning, the Eagles were getting a quite a payoff. Minutes apart, the Eagle program got two big pieces of news: a No. 1 ranking in the FCS preseason media poll and the announcement of a home-and-home series with three-time national champion North Dakota State. Read more

Eastern ranked No. 1 in FCS poll

While the Eastern Washington football team was hard at work Friday morning, the Eagles were getting a quite a payoff. Minutes apart, the Eagle program got two big pieces of news: a No.1 ranking in the FCS preseason media poll and the announcement of a home-and-home series with three-time national champion North Dakota State. Read more

Eastern, North Dakota State to play in 2016, 2017

After four years, the two most successful teams in the Football Championship Subdivision are guaranteed to meet again.

Eastern Washington…

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Eastern and Big Sky links

So how is the EWU offensive line shaping up this fall? That depends on whom you ask. Here's my…

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Eastern Washington football reloads on the offensive line

Moments before another sweltering round of two-a-days at Eastern Washington, assistant coach Aaron Best paused to consider some weighty matters. Such as his offensive line, which is retooling and reshuffling, but definitely not rebuilding – even with the graduation of three star performers in the middle. Read more

Eagles retool offensive line

Moments before another sweltering round of two-a-days at Eastern Washington, assistant coach Aaron Best paused to consider some weighty matters. Such as his offensive line. Read more

Eastern and Big Sky links

What a  difference  a year makes. In this case its the Eastern Washington linebacking corps, which looks to be one…

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Young EWU linebackers coming of age

It was a tough day at the office Wednesday morning for the Eastern Washington linebackers. Gap control was more concept than a reality, and overpursuit was punished by screens and misdirection plays. Emotions ran high, but youngsters Albert Havili and Miquiyah Zamora kept their cool – and their perspective. Read more

Rough day for Eastern’s linebackers

It was a tough day at the office Wednesday morning for the Eastern Washington linebackers. Read more

Eastern and Big Sky links

Here are a few links to start your morning. First, there's my story on an Eastern running back corps…

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EWU has plenty of options to run with it

Quincy Forte isn’t about to slow down – somebody might be gaining on him. Eastern Washington’s first football practice on Thursday was already in the books when Forte, the Eagles’ leading rusher last season, decided to put in a few extra wind sprints in plain view of the media folks interviewing coach Beau Baldwin. Read more

Eastern and Big Sky links

With the Eastern Washington football season barely two weeks away, it's time to start my (almost) daily EWU/opponents…

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Alcobendas happy to get 2nd chance

Eastern Washington has some questions at kicker, but none bigger than the ones Roldan Alcobendas faced a year ago. Three months after signing with the Eagles early in 2013, the Camas High star injured an ACL – perhaps ending his college football dreams before they could begin. After all, Alcobendas was damaged goods. Read more

Eagles come up second to North Dakota St. in first poll

For the first time in this year’s preseason, Eastern Washington isn’t No. 1. Three-time defending national champion North Dakota State was a narrow 21-point choice over the Eagles in the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision Coaches Poll, the NCAA announced Monday. Read more