That task begins Saturday night in Sacramento, where Eastern has never lost in 11 tries. The Eagles will be favored in this one thanks to a high-flying offense that owes a lot of its success to a veteran offensive line. Among them is senior left tackle Clay DeBord, who's featured in this story that's running in Friday's Spokesman-Review. ... I also had a live chat today on Eastern football, and here's the full transcript. ... I keep checking the Sacramento newspaper for Sac State news, but there's nothing. Instead, here's info on the EWU game from Sac State. ... From the Tribune in San Luis Obispo, California, news that Cal Poly has lost a player for the season. ... From the Missoulian, a preview of an intriguing matchup this weekend between the Griz and NAU.
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