The lights of Woodward Stadium and the Eastern Washington University football team will get their first test of the season as the Eagles scrimmage today at 6:35 p.m.
The scrimmage is free and open to the public.
The scrimmage will conclude the first of two weeks of practice before Eastern’s season opener Sept. 6 at 6:35 p.m. against Rocky Mountain College. Eastern plays seven home games, including a Nov. 1 matchup with Idaho at Albi Stadium in Spokane.
Coach Mike Kramer said the scrimmage should last 1-1/2 hours and include scripted possessions, 2-minute drills and kicking under the lights.
Having avoided any major injuries during the team’s first week, Kramer hopes to pay particular attention to freshmen and other third-string players as the Eagles establish depth.
“We’ll get a chance to assess the quality of our depth and get a good, realistic look at the freshmen before we decide if they are going to redshirt,” Kramer said. “We’re going to look at them a lot, and let them fly around.” , DataTimes
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