Stories tagged: EWU football
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016, 11:18 p.m.
Future bright for Eagles freshman QB Eric Barriere
Eric Barriere is taking a lot of “mental reps” these days.
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 6:12 p.m.
Eagles start fall practice with determination, upbeat mood
Beau Baldwin figures he’s a lucky man.
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 8:59 p.m.
Eastern football ranked 14th and 17th, with tough schedule ahead
Based on the Football Championship Subdivision preseason polls, it should be a September to remember for Eastern Washington. On the eve of their first practice, the Eagles were ranked 14th …
Sat., Aug. 6, 2016, 11:12 p.m.
EWU football vows to return to championship level
For Eastern Washington football fans, it was a November to forget: three straight losses and no postseason.
Mon., Aug. 1, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
Eagles gear up for first practice
Eastern Washington will open football practices on Aug. 9, the school announced Monday.
Mon., July 18, 2016, 10:01 a.m.
EWU’s Cooper Kupp unanimous preseason Big Sky pick
Eastern Washington receiver Cooper Kupp leads the 2016 Big Sky Conference Preseason All-Conference Football Team.
Tue., May 31, 2016, 10:10 p.m.
From the preps to the pros, the State of Washington has produced a long list of outstanding athletes and teams. Read along to learn a thing or two – 100 …
Mon., May 23, 2016, 3:07 p.m.
Vernon Adams signs with Montreal of the CFL
Less than a year ago, as he sweated through an incomplete math class, Vernon Adams Jr. was contemplating a career in the Canadian Football League.
Fri., May 20, 2016, 5:54 p.m.
Montreal Alouettes acquire rights to former Oregon, EWU quarterback Vernon Adams
The Montreal Alouettes acquired the Canadian Football League rights to former Oregon quarterback Vernon Adams on Friday from the British Columbia Lions for a first-round pick next year.
Sun., May 15, 2016, 4 a.m.
Field of dreams: EWU considers farmer’s land for new football stadium
The answer to Eastern Washington’s football stadium problems may be near.
Tue., May 3, 2016, 3:39 p.m.
Vernon Adams keeps his NFL options open
Figuratively speaking, former Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. is still in the pocket, looking for an opportunity.
Tue., May 3, 2016, 2:19 p.m.
New Big Sky commissioner faces immediate challenges
New Big Sky Conference commissioner Andrea Williams will count on her “transformational and collaborative” management style to carry the league forward, she said Tuesday.
Tue., May 3, 2016, 2:13 p.m.
EWU’s Aaron Neary, Clay DeBord head for NFL rookie camps
Aaron Neary and Clay DeBord – two All-Americans from tiny Washington towns – are still living parallel lives.
Sat., April 30, 2016, 11 p.m.
EWU spring football: Staff stresses physical line play
While Eastern Washington fans focused on the quarterbacks, the Eagles’ coaches devoted much of their energies this spring where it matters most: in the trenches. That’s doubly true this year …
Fri., April 29, 2016, 3:33 p.m.
Andrea Williams named Big Sky commissioner
The Big Sky Conference is making big news this week.
Tue., April 26, 2016, 9:42 p.m.
Vernon Adams makes case for NFL draft, says he’s 2nd-best QB
The doubters are back. Vernon Adams Jr. has endured them since he was a young quarterback in Southern California.
Sat., April 23, 2016, 11:02 p.m.
Gage Gubrud front-runner at quarterback after EWU spring game
Jarring hits, a 100-yard interception return and the emergence of a new quarterback gave Eastern Washington football fans a reason to stick around Roos Field through a windy Saturday afternoon.
Fri., April 22, 2016, 6 a.m.
QBs on display for Eagles’ Red-White game
Technically it’s only a scrimmage, but the Eastern Washington quarterbacks are sure to feel game-like pressure in the Red-White Spring Game.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 11:12 p.m.
EWU spring football: Place-kicking duties still up for grabs
Finally whole after 20 months, Eastern Washington placekicker Roldan Alcobendas is ready for some healthy competition.
Wed., April 20, 2016, 10:37 p.m.
EWU spring football: Secondary grows through transition phase
Cole Karstetter and the rest of the Eagles’ secondary endured a few growing pains last year, including the transition to a 4-2-5 scheme, new terminology and a new mindset of …
Tue., April 19, 2016, 11:23 p.m.
EWU linebackers battle through setbacks
The Eastern Washington linebackers are an adaptable group. Not that there’s any choice.
Mon., April 18, 2016, 9:40 p.m.
Eti Ena building EWU defensive line one relationship at a time
For new Eastern Washington defensive line coach Eti Ena, it’s always been about relationships. It’s relationships that got him into the coaching profession, kept him there and this year brought …
Sat., April 16, 2016, 10:49 p.m.
EWU receivers have good day at scrimmage
As the ball left quarterback Reilly Hennessey’s hand late in Saturday’s scrimmage, Eastern Washington receiver Simba Webster knew he had to make the catch.
Fri., April 15, 2016, 11:29 p.m.
EWU spring football: Eagles’ defensive line ready to push back
Spring didn’t come a moment too soon for Eastern Washington’s defensive linemen.
Thu., April 14, 2016, 11:39 p.m.
EWU spring football: Eagles’ offensive line a work in progress with high ceiling
To all the defensive coordinators in the Big Sky Conference: Don’t feel sorry for Aaron Best. In a year or two, Best plans to shove that pity down your throat.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 11:48 p.m.
EWU spring football: Cooper Kupp raises bar for Eagles’ receivers
Besides the obvious ones, Eastern Washington is reaping some big benefits from Cooper Kupp’s decision to stay in Cheney for his senior season.
Mon., April 11, 2016, 11:13 p.m.
Eagles thin at running back
There’s nothing like a little individual attention. The Eastern Washington running backs – all three of them – are getting plenty this spring from assistant coach Kiel McDonald.
Sat., April 9, 2016, 11:29 p.m.
EWU spring football: Gage Gubrud places himself in QB mix
As the Eastern Washington coaches assess this year’s quarterback competition, one thing is certain: There are a lot more things to Gage.
Fri., April 8, 2016, 11:22 p.m.
EWU spring football: Eastern calls upon new quarterbacks coach Troy Taylor for fresh ideas
Last winter, Eastern Washington was looking for a new quarterbacks coach; Troy Taylor wanted a new challenge.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 11:11 p.m.
EWU spring football: Quarterback competition heats up
This year, there really is a quarterback controversy at Eastern Washington. He didn’t use that word – “controversy” – but coach Beau Baldwin said as much last week as returnees …