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January 7, 2011 in Sports
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EWU fans cheer the arrival of the team at Pizza Hut Park in Frisco, Texas for the National Championship game against Delaware on Friday, Jan. 7, 2010.

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EWU fans cheer the arrival of the team buses at Pizza Hut Park in Frisco Texas on Friday, Jan. 7, 2010.

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EWU fans Erin Curtis, left, and Anna Powers from Maple Valley, Wash. hold dead blue hens, which is the mascot of the Delaware team, during a tailgate party before the National Championship game against Delaware in Frisco, Texas on Friday, Jan. 7, 2010. Curtis is a EWU student and Powers is the sister of EWU center, Chris Powers.

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EWU fan, Alicia Seyhanli, has her photo taken with Swoop the school mascot during the tailgate party before the National Championship game against Delaware in Frisco, Texas on Friday, Jan. 7, 2010.

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Different lids for different folks. EWU alum Doug Kelley, left, and Alicia Seyanli enjoy the tailgate party before the National Championship game against Delaware in Frisco, Texas on Friday, Jan. 7, 2010.

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Going bare chested are Delaware students Cameron Hui, center, and Matt Bertinato before the FCS Championship NCAA college football game against Eastern Washington, Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, in Frisco, Texas.

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Eastern Washington quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell (9) passes during the first half of the FCS Championship NCAA college football game against Delaware, Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, in Frisco, Texas.

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Delaware running back Andrew Pierce (30) jumps over Eastern Washington cornerback Jesse Hoffman (21) during the first half of the FCS Championship football game, Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, in Frisco, Texas.

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Delaware cornerbacks Tyrone Grant (1) and Anthony Walters (9) celebrate a sack against Eastern Washington during the first half of the FCS Championship NCAA college football game, Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, in Frisco, Texas.

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Delaware quarterback Pat Devlin (17) runs against Eastern Washington linebacker J.C. Sherritt (4) during the first half of the FCS Championship NCAA college football game, Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, in Frisco, Texas.

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Eastern Washington cornerback Jeff Minnerly (7) breaks up the pass intended for Delaware running back Fritz Stueber (29) during the first half of the FCS Championship NCAA college football game, Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, in Frisco, Texas.

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Delaware head coach K.C. Keeler, center, makes a point with game officials during the first half of the FCS Championship NCAA college football game against Eastern Washington, Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, in Frisco, Texas.

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EWU wide receiver Brandon Kaufman stretches out in a full dive to get across the goal line and score on a two yard pass from quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell. The play earned EWU their first touchdown enroute to a 20-19 win in the National Championship game against Delaware in Frisco, Texas on Friday, Jan. 7, 2010.

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EWU wide receiver Brandon Kaufman catches the winning touchdown pass of 11 yards, late in the game to give the Eagles the win in the National Championship game against Delaware in Frisco, Texas on Friday, Jan. 7, 2010.

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EWU wide receiver Nicholas Edwards snags a nine yard touchdown pass to bring the score to 19-13 and give the Eagles a chance to win the National Championship game against Delaware in Frisco, Texas on Friday, Jan. 7, 2010.

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Brandon Kaufman, second from right, is swarmed by his teammates after catching the winning touchdown for the FCS National Championship against Delaware and giving the Eagles a 20-19 win.

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As the final seconds tick off the clock and the celebration begins, injured running back Taiwan Jones,right, goes to the bench to hug and comfort Renard WIlliams, left. The Eagles won the FCS National Championship with a come from behind 20-19 win over Delaware in Frisco, Texas.

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EWU wide receiver Alante Wright grabs head coach Beau Baldwin in a hug as time expires and the Eagles become the FCS National Champions against Delaware in Frisco, Texas on Friday, Jan. 7, 2010.

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The EWU coaches are showered with the water bucket as time expires and the Eagles win the National Championship game against Delaware 20-19 in Frisco, Texas on Friday, Jan. 7, 2010.

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EWU players and fans celebrate at midfield of Pizza Hut Park after winning the National Championship game against Delaware in Frisco, Texas on Friday, Jan. 7, 2010.

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EWU fans celebrate their team beating Delaware in the National Championship game in Frisco, Texas on Friday, Jan. 7, 2010.

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The EWU Eagles celebrate with their fans and sing the fight song after beating Delaware 20-19, to win the FCS National Championship in Frisco, Texas on Friday, Jan. 7, 2010.

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The EWU Eagles celebrate the National Championship game win over Delaware in Frisco, Texas on Friday, Jan. 7, 2010. They brought along a section of their red turf for luck.

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EWU Head Coach Beau Baldwin holds the National Championship trophy after the Eagles beat Delaware in Frisco, Texas on Friday, Jan. 7, 2010.

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EWU defensive back Jeff Minnerly (7) knocks Delaware receiver Nihja White (19) out of bounds at the goal line to save a touchdown during first half action Friday Jan. 7, 2011.

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EWU defensive back Allen Brown (38) closes in on the ball and gets an interception after Delaware receiver Mark Mackey (8) was hit by another Eagle defender during second half action of the National Championship game at Pizza Hut Park in Frisco, Texas on Friday, Jan. 7, 2010.

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EWU quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell looks for a receiver during second half action of the National Champsionship game at Pizza Hut Park in Frisco, Texas on Friday, Jan. 7, 2010.

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EWU running back Mario Brown (25) catches a pass to keep a thrid quarter drive alive during second half action against Delaware.

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EWU Bo Schuetzle (40) beats his blocker and tackles Phillip Thaxton (31) of Delaware during second half action of their National Championship game.

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EWU Head Coach Beau Baldwin uses some body language and strong words as officials try to figure out a fourth down spot in the final minutes of the National Championship against Delaware.

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EWU Head Coach Beau Baldwin motions to the official while trying to figure out a fourth down spot in the final minutes of the National Championship against Delaware.

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EWU Head Coach Beau Baldwin tries to figure out a fourth down spot in the final minutes of the National Championship against Delaware.

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EWU Head Coach Beau Baldwin watches as officials try to figure out a fourth down spot in the final minutes of the National Championship against Delaware in Frisco, Texas on Friday, Jan. 7, 2011.

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Vice President Joe Biden watches the National Championship game between his Delaware alma mater and EWU.

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EWU fans settle into their seats in Pizza Hit Park stadium in Frisco, Texas to root for their Eagles in the FCS National Champsionship game Friday, Jan. 7, 2011.

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A skydiver floats down toward Pizza Hut Park stadium with the American flag to help start the FCS National Championship game in Frisco, Texas on Friday, Jan. 7, 2011. Two other skydivers delivered school banners and the game ball. EWU beat Delaware 20-19 in the game.

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Skydivers land at midfield at Pizza Hut Park Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, with school banners and the game ball for the National Championship FCS game between EWU and Delaware.

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EWU players run out of the tunnel and onto the field of Pizza Hut Park in Frisco, Texas to meet Delaware for the FCS National Championship Friday, Jan. 7, 2011. The Eagles won 20-19.

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EWU players run out of the tunnel and onto the field of Pizza Hut Park in Frisco, Texas to meet Delaware for the FCS National Championship Friday, Jan. 7, 2011. The Eagles won 20-19.