Stories tagged: EWU football
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Analysis: North Dakota State controls clock, holds off every Eastern Washington challenge in FCS title game
With every yard-churning, clock-eating drive Saturday in Frisco, Texas, the Bison took away opportunities – and ultimately hope – from an erratic Eastern Washington offense working for a lead that …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 8:07 p.m.
Eastern Washington nose tackle Jay-Tee Tiuli, the Big Sky Conference’s Defensive Player of the Year, did not play in Saturday’s FCS national championship game against North Dakota State.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 12:29 p.m.
Recap and highlights: Easton Stick’s five touchdowns pace North Dakota State in 38-24 national title win over Eastern Washington
Seven times in the last eight years, various opponents have tried to stand in the way of the green and gold FCS machine known as North Dakota State.
Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 5 a.m.
Former Eastern Washington, Dallas safety Matt Johnson hopes Eagles, Cowboys make Saturday a day to remember
The stars in Texas, big and bright as they say, aligned somewhat perfectly this weekend for one former Eastern Washington football player.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 10:58 p.m.
Nobody could have envisioned the stupefying way they won their 2010 national championship – unless, of course, they’d reviewed the tapes of all the other games Eastern Washington’s Eagles won …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 10:53 p.m.
It’s not Fargo, but it might as well be.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 9:08 p.m.
Eastern Washington wasn’t expected to win a Big Sky Conference title – let alone reach the FCS national championship game – when its most recognizable figure, All-American quarterback Gage Gubrud, …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 7:27 p.m.
Dual-threat sophomore Eric Barriere the next star in long line of decorated Eastern Washington quarterbacks
Erik Meyer, the first in Eastern Washington’s string of All-American quarterbacks since 2005, nearly swallowed his whistle the first time he saw Eric Barriere operate.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 10:48 p.m.
Eastern Washington nose tackle Jay-Tee Tiuli donned a game jersey and red football pants Thursday as he posed for a team picture at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 12:54 a.m.
Blueprint to beat the Bison: Eastern Washington will have to slow North Dakota State rushing attack, force turnovers
Some of the most proven coaches in the country have burnt the midnight oil looking for Bison frailties, but their searches were often fruitless.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 8:21 p.m.
Official, unofficial watch parties give local Eastern Washington fans plenty of viewing options for national title game
The Eastern Washington University Alumni Association is hosting two official viewing parties for Saturday’s game, which kicks off at 9 a.m. PT at Toyota Stadium in Frisco.
Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 5:59 p.m.
Please consider funding a budget bump that will entice North Dakota State into battle with the Alabamas and Washington States of the college universe, and save the rest of the …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 9:43 a.m.
Eight years after meeting in the 2010 FCS quarterfinals, Eastern Washington and North Dakota State are the gold standard of the decade.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 11:29 a.m.
When Eastern Washington clipped Delaware 20-19 in the 2010 FCS national title game, it prevailed without one of the most electric players in the country.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 9:22 p.m.
Why not Eastern? In retrospect, that seems like the logical question my wife, Chris, and I should have asked ourselves at the onset of our search for a college athletic …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 1, 2019, 11:07 p.m.
Twenty years after meeting as assistant coach and player at University High School, Jeff Schmedding and Heath Pulver are key assistants in EWU’s run at a second FCS national title.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 7:57 p.m.
Gage Gubrud, other injured Eastern Washington players played important roles in run to national title game
The first time Gage Gubrud made the trip to Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, he pledged to return.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 4:03 p.m.
Eastern Washington (12-2) of the Big Sky Conference meets North Dakota State (14-0) of the Missouri Valley Conference in the FCS national championship game.
Sun., Dec. 30, 2018, 5 a.m.
From ESPN GameDay finally visiting Pullman to the success of Central Valley’s Lexie and Lacie Hull, here’s our top sports stories of 2018.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 10:04 p.m.
If Eastern Washington receiver Jayson Williams is dropping anything, it’s a defender.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 7:22 p.m.
Best earned 2,078 fan votes, nearly 40 percent of the total. North Dakota State’s Chris Klieman finished second with 1,127 votes.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 9:34 p.m.
Over the span of three seasons, Vegas oddmakers have pegged the Eagles to lose four FCS games. Each was against North Dakota State, a program that’s captured six of the …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 6:38 p.m.
The playing status of Eastern Washington star defensive tackle Jay-Tee Tiuli remains in question following his arrest earlier this month for felony assault after a police officer said he witnessed …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 8:27 p.m.
Pittsburg (California) High quarterback Trey Turner’s recruiting took a hit when the talented dual-threat suffered a season-ending knee injury as a junior.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 9:53 p.m.
Honors continue to roll in for Eastern Washington kicker Roldan Alcobendas, nose tackle Jay-Tee Tiuli and center Spencer Blackburn.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 7:35 p.m.
Eastern Washington wants to make sure the 4,100 tickets it’s been allotted stay out of green and gold hands.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 11:10 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s veteran offensive front wasn’t fazed in Saturday’s semifinal by Maine, which came to Cheney leading the country in run defense and was second in sacks.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 11:09 p.m.
Dan Thompson: Eastern Washington likely in this position with healthy Gage Gubrud, but Eagles are happy with Eric Barriere under center
But in the long run, the progression of Eric Barriere – still just a redshirt sophomore – is going to pay off big time for the Eastern Washington football team.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 11:08 p.m.
Eric Barriere’s record-tying performance leads Eastern Washington to rout of Maine, spot in FCS national championship game
Barriere completed 21 of 30 passes for 352 yards and a seven touchdowns for the Eagles (12-2), who will face top-ranked North Dakota State (14-0) on January 5, 2019 at …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 9:17 p.m.
5 keys to an Eastern Washington victory: Limiting mistakes, strong finish are points of emphasis for Eagles
Here are 5 keys to Eastern Washington’s success against Maine in the FCS semifinals.