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EWU depth chart has five freshmen as possible starters on defense

Talk about stepping up in class. Nine months ago, Keenan Williams was wrapping up his high school football career on the grass field at Cheney High School.


Eagles young on defense, experienced on offense

Nine months ago, Keenan Williams was wrapping up his high school football career on the grass field at Cheney High School. Four days from now, the true freshman defensive end …


Smoke messing up EWU schedule

There’s a lot of uncertainty in the air these days around the Eastern Washington football program, and it has nothing to do with Xs and Os. As fire-driven smoke settled …


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 24, 2015, 9:42 p.m.

EWU football practice at mercy of wind

As fire-driven smoke settled in Cheney on Monday morning, the Eastern Washington Eagles were forced to cancel practice – and wait for the winds to shift. That shift came soon …


Eagles QB Jordan West looks more than able to fill Vernon Adams’ shoes

Jordan West already has the height; now he’s gaining some stature. After one week of practice, the Eastern Washington quarterback is in command of his throws – and in command, …


EWU’s Jordan West takes bull by horn

Jordan West already has the height; now he’s gaining some stature. After one week of practice, the Eastern Washington quarterback is in command of his throws – and in command, …


Lots of candidates in EWU secondary

For Eastern Washington’s cornerbacks, the upcoming season is definitely up for grabs. By all accounts, it’s the most intriguing position battle of fall camp, a friendly free-for-all that probably won’t …


Door closed for Adams to return to Eagles

Should Vernon Adams Jr. fail a crucial math test today, there’s no chance he can about-face and play for Eastern Washington, his former coach confirmed Wednesday. “This was long ago …


Eagles fly into camp hungry

If the Eastern Washington football players ever decide to write a book – “How I spent my summer vacation” – it will be dull reading indeed. It will be a …


Eagles fly into camp hungry

If the Eastern Washington football players ever decide to write a book – “How I spent my summer vacation” – it will be dull reading indeed.


Adams can’t return to EWU, Baldwin says

Former EWU All-American quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. closed the door when he announced six months ago that he would transfer to Oregon.


Eagles No. 6 in STATS FCS poll

Defending Big Sky Conference champion Eastern Washington is ranked sixth in the preseason edition of the STATS Football Championship Subdivision poll. The Eagles are one of four Big Sky teams …


Eagles must settle big questions before opener

The Eastern Washington football players are more than ready to make some news where it matters most – on the field. Following a dramatic offseason, the rearview mirror has been …


UPDATED: Tue., July 21, 2015, 9:42 p.m.

EWU is media’s pick to win Big Sky

If the Big Sky Conference football race resembles the preseason voting, it should go down to the wire


Taking stock, Baldwin approves of what he sees

By all accounts, the operation was a success. Eastern Washington football coach Beau Baldwin used that word, “operation,” almost every day last month – a catchall to describe his players’ …


Eastern’s Beau Baldwin pleased with spring football ‘operation’

By all accounts, the operation was a success. Eastern Washington football coach Beau Baldwin used that word, “operation,” almost every day last month – a catch-all to describe his players’ …


Quarterbacks focus of attention at EWU spring game

No matter the situation – and there were plenty – the Eastern Washington quarterbacks made the most of them Saturday afternoon at Roos Field. And when the annual Red-White Spring …


Six players vie to be Eastern Washington’s place-kicker

This is the last of an eight-part series on spring football at Eastern Washington. Today: special teams


Baldwin will unleash Eagles’ four QBs as sacks will be part of Red-White game

Nothing livens up spring football like a live quarterback competition – especially when the quarterbacks are fair game. At last weekend’s scrimmage, Eastern Washington coach Beau Baldwin let his four …


Baldwin will unleash Eagles’ four QBs

Nothing livens up spring football like a live quarterback competition – especially when the quarterbacks are fair game.


Eastern Washington football team blessed with numbers in secondary

This is the seventh in an eight-part series on spring football at Eastern Washington. Today: secondary. If there’s strength in numbers, Eastern Washington should feel bulletproof in the defensive secondary.


Eastern looks like it may get tight ends more involved catching passes this fall

It’s only April, but all signs point to the Eastern Washington tight ends getting more involved in the football team’s passing game this upcoming season. And not merely as blockers.


Eastern tight ends likely to be more in the mix

It’s only April, but all signs point to the Eastern Washington tight ends getting more involved in the football team’s passing game this upcoming season.


Eastern defenders do well in new scheme

The Eastern Washington defense is having fun again. During the first spring scrimmage Saturday morning, Eagle defenders were flying around Roos Field, making big plays and perhaps setting the tone …


O-line will be blocking, teaching this spring

This is the fourth of an eight-part series on spring football at Eastern Washington. Today: the offensive line. Eastern Washington’s football program didn’t get this far by ignoring the future.


EWU’s veteran offensive line turns to teaching

Eastern Washington’s football program didn’t get this far by ignoring the future. A case in point: the Eagles’ offensive line, which could be the best in the Big Sky Conference …


Eastern running backs Jabari Wilson, Jalen Moore take spotlight

This is the second in an eight-part series on spring football at Eastern Washington. Today: the running backs. Eastern Washington running backs Jabari Wilson and Jalen Moore got a fleeting …


Eastern Washington has four candidates to be its starting quarterback

This is the first of an eight-part series on spring football at Eastern Washington. Today: the quarterbacks. Eastern Washington quarterbacks coach Zak Hill says he can feel the “newfound energy” …


Spring in the air for EWU football

Eastern Washington’s pursuit of a fourth straight Big Sky Conference football title will begin next week. The Eagles will hold the first of 14 spring football practices on April 2, …


Michael Roos retires from the NFL

Michael Roos, the former Eastern Washington offensive lineman and namesake of Roos Field at EWU, is retiring from the NFL.