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Gage Gubrud named to STATS FCS preseason All-American third-team

UPDATED: Tue., July 31, 2018, 9:11 p.m.

With a chance to take the lead, Eastern Washington quarterback Gage Gubrud (8) tries to make it into the end zone but is stopped by Weber State linebacker Auston Tesch (53) during the second half of a college football game, Sat. Nov. 4, 2017, in Cheney Wash. The Eagles had to settle for a field goal. Colin Mulvany/THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)
With a chance to take the lead, Eastern Washington quarterback Gage Gubrud (8) tries to make it into the end zone but is stopped by Weber State linebacker Auston Tesch (53) during the second half of a college football game, Sat. Nov. 4, 2017, in Cheney Wash. The Eagles had to settle for a field goal. Colin Mulvany/THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

Eastern Washington quarterback Gage Gubrud was named to the STATS FCS preseason All-American third-team Tuesday.

Gubrud, who is 17-6 as a starter, has totaled 9,441 yards of offense, 8,568 passing yards and was the 2016 Big Sky Conference’s offensive player of the year.

Idaho offensive lineman Noah Johnson was named to the second-team and Idaho linebacker Kaden Ellis was named to the third-team.

Fifteen players from the Big Sky Conference were recognized, including five first-teamers: Montana linebacker John Buss, UC Davis receiver Keelan Doss, Portland State tight end Charlie Taumoepeau, Southern Utah offensive lineman Zach Larsen and Weber State offensive lineman Iosua Opeta.

Eastern Washington opens its season Sept. 1 at home against Central Washington. Idaho opens its season on the same day at Fresno State.


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