Bo Levi Mitchell vividly remembers the thrill of running onto Roos Field to face defending national champion Villanova.
J.C. Sherritt took down NDSU quarterback Brock Jensen just short of the goal line in overtime of this FCS quarterfinal thriller, Zach Johnson recovered the fumble and the Eagles advanced with a 38-31 win to advance to the semifinals.
The Big Sky Conference co-champion Eagles were issued a curious No. 5 seed - high enough to get a first-round bye and host Southeast Missouri State in the second round, low enough for some head-scratching in Cheney.
The Rams (5-3), who host the Seattle Seahawks (6-2) on Sunday, have utilized Webster at punt returner (10 returns, 56 yards), kick returner (six returns, 133 yards) and kickoff team (six tackles) this season.
Third-ranked EWU had plenty of incentive to put the cellar-dwelling Bengals away early at Roos Field in 2010.
Half the schedule, twice the anticipation.
Bourne, who went undrafted in 2017 before catching on with the 49ers, has played all eight games with four starts. He has 25 catches for 352 yards and a touchdown.
Late, go-ahead touchdown drives involving quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell and his trusty, 6-foot-5 target – short-time NFL receiver Brandon Kaufman – were almost regular in Eastern Washington's national championship season a decade ago.
The Eagles crushed eighth-ranked Portland State 50-17 at Hillsboro Stadium on the eve of Halloween 2010, improving to 7-2 and 6-1 in Big Sky play.
EWU interim president David May recently buckled a chinstrap, ran a route and proceeded to haul in a pass from All-American quarterback Eric Barriere, capping off the grab with a celebratory end zone dance.
When the Mountain West begins its abbreviated football season on Saturday, Reeder's Aggies will visit Schmedding's Broncos on BSU's famed blue turf.Their friendship started on EWU's red turf.
Many Big Sky Conference schools have had fall practice, but EWU, Portland State, Cal Poly, UC Davis, Sacramento State and Idaho State have yet to buckle a chinstrap since the March shutdown.