After defeating an FBS team and then a Division II team, the seventh-ranked Eastern Washington Eagles head east this week for their first matchup this season against another FCS team, Western Illinois.
One week after upsetting a higher-level opponent, the Eastern Washington football team will try to avoid falling victim to a lower-level opponent at 1 p.m. Saturday when it hosts Division II Central Washington
ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOS (From left to right): Kendrick Bourne, Frankie Luvu, Cooper Kupp and Benson Mayowa are among the quartet of players from local colleges that figures to make an impact during the NFL season.
While Eastern Washington has endured its share of blowout losses to Football Championship Subdivision teams, it’s given a number of those teams trouble. Here’s a look back at five of those FCS-over-FBS upsets in Eagles’ history.
Eastern Washington defeated the University of Nevada Las Vegas 35-33 in double overtime to open the 2021 season, the Eagles' first win over an FBS opponent since a 45-42 victory over Washington State in 2016.