Stories tagged: Vernon Adams
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 7:07 p.m.
Since the installation of “The Inferno,” as the red turf at Roos Field in Cheney is called, Eastern Washington has been one of the best FCS teams in the country.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 7:55 p.m.
WSU’s Gardner Minshew shows how valuable a grad transfer QB can be to a team. But you’ll never see that at Washington.
Washington State QB Gardner Minshew is one of the latest – and best – examples of how the grad transfer rule can benefit both the player and the program, but …
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.
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.
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.
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 …
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 9:24 p.m.
If recent history is any guide, quarterback Eric Barriere will come up big in his debut for the Eagles this weekend.
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 4 a.m.
The Spokesman-Review selects the five best quarterbacks to play at Eastern Washington University.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
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.
Has there ever been a football season with more intrigue than what awaits three former Eastern Washington quarterbacks this year in Canada?
Mon., May 23, 2016, 3:07 p.m.
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.
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.
Mon., May 9, 2016, 6:42 p.m.
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.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 10:55 p.m.
Trevone Boykin and Vernon Adams are getting a chance this weekend to pull off their best Russell Wilson impersonation.
Tue., May 3, 2016, 3:39 p.m.
Figuratively speaking, former Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. is still in the pocket, looking for an opportunity.
Tue., April 26, 2016, 9:42 p.m.
The doubters are back. Vernon Adams Jr. has endured them since he was a young quarterback in Southern California.
Wed., Jan. 13, 2016, 11:24 p.m.
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.
Sun., Jan. 3, 2016, 8:13 p.m.
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.
Sun., Sept. 13, 2015
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 …
Thu., Sept. 10, 2015
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.
Wed., Sept. 9, 2015, 12:16 p.m.
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.
Sat., Sept. 5, 2015
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, …
Fri., Sept. 4, 2015, 8:19 p.m.
Autzen Stadium was so quiet during the Eastern Washington walkthrough Friday afternoon, you could hear the chin straps being tightened from 20 yards away.
Sat., Aug. 29, 2015
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. …
Tue., Aug. 18, 2015
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 …
Sun., Aug. 16, 2015
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 …
Sat., Aug. 1, 2015
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 …
Fri., July 10, 2015
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.
Academic difficulties could make the football learning curve even steeper for former Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams Jr.