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  • Former EWU star Taiwan Jones finds a home in Oakland Raiders backfield

    Oakland running back and former EWU player Taiwan Jones is in a good place these days, both from a mental standpoint and his role in the Raiders offense.


  • Oakland Raiders get top returner and backup RB Taiwan Jones on field

    The Oakland Raiders hope their sporadic running game can finally find some consistency now that Latavius Murray has fully recovered from a shoulder injury that slowed him the past few …


  • Raiders sign Taiwan Jones to 3-year extension

    ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders signed special teams standout Taiwan Jones to a three-year extension on Monday that keeps him under contract through 2017. Jones, the former Eastern Washington …


  • Former EWU RB Taiwan Jones hopes to catch on at corner

    NAPA, Calif. – Taiwan Jones’ NFL career got off to a slow start when a variety of injuries and the inability to hold onto the ball kept him off the …


  • Raiders backfield bit by injury bug

    The Oakland Raiders have been struggling to run the ball with a healthy Darren McFadden for most of this season. Now that McFadden and backup Mike Goodson are both dealing …


  • NFL running back Peterson injures ankle

    It was a rough day for a couple of the NFL’s top running backs as Buffalo’s Fred Jackson and Minnesota’s Adrian Peterson each left their games with injuries Sunday. Peterson …


  • Former Eagles star Jones happy he was drafted by Raiders

    As far as his experience with the NFL Draft was concerned, Taiwan Jones liked the where much better than the when. The former Eastern Washington University All-American running back, who …


  • Raiders select former EWU running back Taiwan Jones

    Former Eastern Washington University running back Taiwan Jones slipped deep into Saturday’s fourth round of the National Football League draft before being selected by the Oakland Raiders. The 6-foot, 195-pounder, …


  • Jones taken in fourth; 3 Vandals, 1 Coug picked

    EWU running back Taiwan Jones is drafted in the fourth round, the highest among area NFL draftees, including three Idaho Vandals and one WSU Cougar.


  • Jones looked like ‘a million’ for scouts

    Chris Hansen, his former position coach at Eastern Washington University, called it “a million-dollar day.” But when Taiwan Jones looks back on the stunning performance he put on for nearly …


  • Taiwan Jones did self big favor at his pro day

    When former Eastern Washington football star Taiwan Jones looks back on the stunning performance he put on for nearly 50 National Football League scouts during his pro day in Pittsburg, …


  • NFL scouts take notice of former Eastern RB Jones

    Football: Taiwan Jones made a big splash at his workout for NFL scouts on Thursday and quite possibly improved his draft status, according to Doug Farrar of Yahoo! Sports. Farrar …


  • Eagles’ Jones changes agent, starts training

    Electrifying Eastern Washington running back Taiwan Jones did many special things for the Eagles on the football field. After they won the FCS championship game with a thrilling come-from-behind 20-19 …


  • Jones gets NFL blessing from teammates

    Electrifying Eastern Washington running back Taiwan Jones says his team made it possible for him to leave school early and enter the NFL draft.


  • Risk-reward

    Eastern Washington junior running back Taiwan Jones, who was the Big Sky Conference co-Offensive Most Valuable Player, plans to enter the National Football League draft, but he is likely a …


  • Taiwan Jones entering NFL draft

    Eastern Washington junior running back Taiwan Jones, who was the Big Sky Conference co-Offensive Most Valuable Player, plans to enter the National Football League draft, but he is likely a …


  • EWU’s Jones limited to highlights

    FRISCO, Texas – Eastern Washington University football coach Beau Baldwin might have coined a new injury assessment term on Thursday afternoon when he called Taiwan Jones’ status for today’s NCAA …


  • No doubt about it: Taiwan Jones doubtful to play for EWU

    Eastern Washington University football coach Beau Baldwin might have coined a new injury assessment term on Thursday afternoon when he called Taiwan Jones’ status for today’s NCAA Division I Championship …


  • Sherritt, Jones make first team All-America team

    Eastern Washington’s senior linebacker J.C. Sherritt and junior running back Taiwan Jones have both been named to the first team of the Associated Press FCS All-America Team.


  • Eagles won’t have Taiwan Jones

    Eastern Washington’s No. 1-ranked football team will be without the services of all-American running back Taiwan Jones for Friday night’s FCS semifinal playoff matchup against visiting Villanova.


  • Jones’ injury creates angst

    The Taiwan Jones Watch is nothing new for Eastern Washington football fans who waited anxiously for several weeks earlier this fall for the Eagles’ All-American junior running back to fully …


  • Sherritt, Jones named first-team All-Americans

    Senior linebacker J.C. Sherritt and junior running back Taiwan Jones, who have both been major contributors to the success of Eastern Washington University’s top-ranked football team, were selected on Tuesday …


  • EWU running back reached potential after dyslexia diagnosis

    Considering all he has accomplished during his 3½-year stay at Eastern Washington University, the scarcity of college football options available to Taiwan Jones coming out of Deer Valley High School …


  • Taiwan Jones unwanted, except by EWU

    Considering all he has accomplished during his 3½-year stay at Eastern Washington University, the scarcity of college football options available to Taiwan Jones coming out of Deer Valley High School …


  • Snow shouldn’t impact FCS playoff at Eastern

    The sub-zero temperatures and heavy blanket of snow that punched the region in the stomach last week certainly wasn’t what Beau Baldwin would have ordered up, given the chance. But …


  • Eagles learning to rely less heavily on star running back

    Eastern Washington football coach Beau Baldwin hinted prior to last Saturday’s Big Sky Conference matchup against Northern Colorado that it might have been a good thing – for some of …


  • Big Sky notes: Eagles expect to have ailing Jones at Weber

    Eastern Washington University head football coach Beau Baldwin has listed junior running back Taiwan Jones as probable for Saturday’s Big Sky Conference showdown at Weber State. Jones, who suffered what …


  • Eagles expect Jones to play

    Eastern Washington University head football coach Beau Baldwin has listed junior running back Taiwan Jones as probable for Saturday’s Big Sky Conference showdown at Weber State. Jones, who suffered what …


  • Eastern Eagles struggle without Jones

    BOZEMAN – An Eastern Washington University offense that had been uncomfortably one-dimensional throughout most of this still-young college football season found out Saturday afternoon just how miserable life without that …


  • Notebook: Big Sky singles out Eagles Jones, Johnson

    Eastern Washington dominated the weekly football awards handed out by the Big Sky Conference on Monday. Junior running back Taiwan Jones was named the league’s offensive player of the week …

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