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UPDATED: Tue., July 31, 2018, 9:57 p.m.

Former Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams experiences bumpy ride in Canadian Football League

When Vernon Adams registered his fourth career start in three years Thursday for the Montreal Alouettes, one-third of the CFL’s first-string quarterbacks were pupils of ex-EWU head coach Beau Baldwin.


UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018, 9:36 p.m.

Johnny Manziel to back up former Eastern Washington standout Vernon Adams for Montreal Alouettes against Edmonton Eskimos

Johnny Manziel will have to wait to get on the field for the Montreal Alouettes. Manziel will dress as Vernon Adams’ backup when the Alouettes host the Edmonton Eskimos on …


UPDATED: Sat., June 16, 2018, 6:20 p.m.

Jim Allen: Covering Eastern Washington athletics offered plenty of memorable career moments

Perhaps it was the proverbial seven-year itch to do something different, or a chance to spend more weekends with my wife. Either way, I’m now the K-12 education reporter for …


UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018, 6:29 p.m.

Rough week for ex-Eastern Washington players in Canadian Football League

It’s been a rough few days for Eastern Washington University products in the Canadian Football League.


UPDATED: Mon., May 21, 2018, 11:29 p.m.

Former Eagles flying high north of the border

For several former Eastern Washington stars, the upcoming Canadian Football League season offers more than a little drama. The storylines span the country as CFL fans await the season opener …


New Eastern Washington QBs have a history of rising to the occasion

If recent history is any guide, quarterback Eric Barriere will come up big in his debut for the Eagles this weekend.


2017 football: Five best Eastern Washington QBs of all-time

The Spokesman-Review selects the five best quarterbacks to play at Eastern Washington University.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 6:30 p.m.

Former Eastern Washington star Vernon Adams Jr. traded to Sasketchewan

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have acquired former Eastern Washington All-American quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. in a trade with Montreal, the Canadian Football League teams announced Tuesday


UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 8:22 p.m.

Former Eastern Washington quarterbacks chase more glory in Canada

Has there ever been a football season with more intrigue than what awaits three former Eastern Washington quarterbacks this year in Canada?


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.


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.


Seahawks sign 5 tryout players from rookie minicamp

The Seattle Seahawks have signed five tryout players from their rookie minicamp, but the group did not include former Eastern Washington and Oregon quarterback Vernon Adams.


QBs Boykin, Adams getting chance to impress for Seahawks

Trevone Boykin and Vernon Adams are getting a chance this weekend to pull off their best Russell Wilson impersonation.


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.


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.


Vernon Adams’ most unusual odyssey

Nothing went as planned in 2015 for Vernon Adams Jr. But as the former Eastern Washington quarterback likes to say, it wasn’t his plan.


Oregon says goodbye to Vernon Adams with a loss

The Oregon Ducks’ lone season with Vernon Adams at quarterback didn’t go at all as expected. In fact, it opened a lot like it closed, with Adams injured.


Pac-12 roundup: Michigan State avenges loss to Oregon

Connor Cook waited all offseason for another chance to win a game like this – yet Michigan State’s talented quarterback needed some help at the end. The Spartans would have …


Big Sky notes: Eagles must contain running game of Panthers

This sounds familiar. On Saturday, the Eastern Washington football team goes on the road, facing a nasty crowd and an up-tempo offense run by a dual-threat, transfer quarterback.


Eastern faces another transfer QB

This sounds familiar. On Saturday, the Eastern Washington football team goes on the road, facing a nasty crowd and an up-tempo offense run by dual-threat, transfer quarterback.


EWU Eagles take on seventh-ranked Oregon, former teammate

EUGENE – Autzen Stadium was so quiet during the Eastern Washington walkthrough Friday afternoon, you could hear the chin straps being tightened from 20 yards away. Players loped through drills, …


EWU goes up against seventh-ranked Oregon

Autzen Stadium was so quiet during the Eastern Washington walkthrough Friday afternoon, you could hear the chin straps being tightened from 20 yards away.


College football notes: Vernon Adams slated to start against EWU

Former Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams is No. 1 on the Oregon depth chart and scheduled to start against his former school when the Eagles play at Oregon on Sept. …


Vernon Adams or Jeff Lockie? It will have to play out for Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon’s quest to replace quarterback Marcus Mariota has already seen its share of drama. Talented transfer Vernon Adams finally arrived on campus after a cliffhanger finish to …


Grip on Sports: There was a whole lot of interest in Vernon Adams’ math final

Friday: When you were in college, did anyone, other than your parents, care if you passed your math test? Vernon Adams takes one final math test as an undergraduate and …


Ducking this one

LOS ANGELES – For all the effort Oregon coach Mark Helfrich must be going through to get Vernon Adams on his roster next season, he sure doesn’t want to acknowledge …


Former EWU QB Vernon Adams still lacks bachelor’s degree

Academic difficulties could make the football learning curve even steeper for former Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. Or not.


UPDATED: Thu., July 9, 2015, 8:35 p.m.

Vernon Adams did not graduate, making status with Oregon a bit iffy

Academic difficulties could make the football learning curve even steeper for former Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams Jr.


University of Oregon admits Vernon Adams Jr.

Quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. has moved another step closer to playing football for the University of Oregon, the school confirmed Monday afternoon. Adams has been admitted and is eligible to …


Adams admitted at Oregon

Former EWU star Vernon Adams Jr. is one step closer to getting back in uniform.