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EWU spring football: Eagles deep at linebacker

T his is the sixth of an eight-part series on spring football at Eastern Washington. Today: the linebackers The teacher-student ratio at Eastern Washington looks even better these days, especially …


EWU counts on experienced returners to remold line

This is the fifth of an eight-part series on spring football at Eastern Washington. Today: the defensive line


Eastern football position review: Offensive line

This is the fourth of an eight-part series on spring football at Eastern Washington. Today: the offensive line The Eastern Washington offensive line is more than the sum of its …


In good hands

This is the second of an eight-part series on spring football at Eastern Washington. Today: Wide receivers.


Ex-Eagles star Edwards returns to coach receivers

Talk about finding the seam: Nick Edwards’ transition from playing to coaching is about as seamless as it gets. The former Eastern Washington All-American wide receiver shed his Eagle uniform …


Several Eagles get fresh start in spring

At Eastern Washington, spring football is all about fresh starts – and starting over. Spring ball is even more poignant for Eagle safeties Tevin McDonald and Jordan Tonani, who are …


Standout EWU LB Ronnie Hamlin granted sixth year of eligibility by NCAA due to injuries

It promises to be another hair-raising season in the Big Sky Conference. Eastern Washington linebacker Ronnie Hamlin, a Buck Buchanan Award candidate and already the third-leading tackler in school history, …


Sharpshooter

The moment was at once ridiculous and sublime. Almost exactly a year ago, with Eastern Washington trailing by 18 points with 7 1/2 minutes to play in a must-win game …


Hennessey an Eagle-eyeing recruit

Reilly Hennessey’s early commitment to Eastern Washington put a different spin on coach Beau Baldwin’s recent visit. “It was a weird feeling, like I was just having a friend over …


EWU recruit Hennessey has been ready since summer

Reilly Hennessey’s early commitment to Eastern Washington put a different spin on coach Beau Baldwin’s recent visit.


Receivers coach Junior Adams leaves Eastern for Boise State

Eastern Washington wide receivers coach Junior Adams has been hired for a similar position at Boise State, Eagles head coach Beau Baldwin confirmed Tuesday. “I appreciate everything he’s done here …


Eagles to put focus on defensive rebounding

The last day of the year was the perfect time to look back – and ahead – at Reese Court. Fresh from a difficult nonconference schedule that left his Eastern …


Looking ahead at EWU’s next season

If your glass is half empty, the Eagles had 12 seniors start in the season-ending game against Towson. But if that glass is half full – and you’ve been paying …


Eastern football plans to build on positive trends

Years from now, Eastern Washington football players will gather to reminisce about the 2013 season. They’ll talk about the landmark win over a Pac-12 team, the perfect run through the …


Eastern seniors leave behind legacy

As the Eastern Washington seniors walked off the field Saturday afternoon, they left behind a legacy. And more than a few tears.


Eagles refuse to play blame game

Eastern Washington had been there, done that so many times before. Fourth-and-2 at the Towson 29, leading by three with a chance to wrap up the game with less than …


Eastern takes on Towson in FCS semifinal

Intangibles – and there will be many of them today at Roos Field – are just that. None of them will make a tackle or throw a key block in …


Attendance at last EWU game hurt by circumstances

Many die-hard Eastern Washington football fans were disappointed in the poor attendance – 4,277 – at last weekend’s FCS quarterfinal game against Jacksonville State, especially in a year when regular-season …


Forte gives Eastern new offensive power

Eastern Washington running back Quincy Forte is the first to admit it: He’s taking his game to a higher level because he’s riding the shoulders of his teammates. That includes …


Eastern’s Kupp a TSN All-American

It’s been a freshman year to remember for Eastern Washington wide receiver Cooper Kupp. Just two days after winning the Jerry Rice Award as the top freshman in the NCAA …


Eastern faces tough test in Towson’s West

Eastern, meet West. Three days ago, Towson coach Rob Ambrose was asked why Tigers running back Terrance West should win the Walter Payton Award, the top individual honor in the …


EWU’s Murphy stands guard on offense, when he’s not fishing

Brandon Murphy is playing guard instead of tackle because “God didn’t give me the gift of redirection.” But the Eastern Washington senior wouldn’t even be in Cheney without a change …


FCS notebook: Even Eastern Washington’s film a challenge for Jacksonville State

Bill Clark is a man of vision, but he’s rubbing his eyes this week. The Jacksonville State football coach figures the red turf at Roos Field is doing its job …


EWU’s Graham finalist for dream job at Central

Eastern Washington defensive coordinator John Graham hopes to realize a lifelong dream by becoming the next head football coach at Central Washington, he said Wednesday.


Even Eastern’s film a challenge for JSU

Bill Clark is a man of vision, but he’s rubbing his eyes this week. The Jacksonville State football coach figures the red turf at Roos Field is doing its job …


Defense a staple for Gamecocks

The farther Jacksonville State moves into uncharted territory, the better it seems to get. After finishing a distant third in the Ohio Valley Conference, the Gamecocks have gone on the …


Gamecocks will give EWU a fight

When Jacksonville State takes on Eastern Washington in the FCS quarterfinals, the Eagles will meet a team that has back-to-back playoff wins over ranked teams.


Frigid temperatures will greet South Dakota St., EWU for playoff game

There’s a chill in the air, which only serves up warm memories of the last cold-weather playoff game in Cheney. That was the 38-31 quarterfinal win over North Dakota State …


Frigid temperatures will greet South Dakota St., EWU for playoff game

There’s a chill in the air, which only serves up warm memories of the last cold-weather playoff game in Cheney.


Jackrabbits, Eagles accustomed to cold

Always his own worst critic, Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams regrets every turnover. Even on a day when he was named one of three finalists for the Walter Payton Award, …