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EWU’s Cooper Kupp, Shaq Hill, Gage Gubrud are FCS All-Americans

Eastern Washington WR Shaq Hill has 173 catches to rank eighth in school history. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)
Eastern Washington WR Shaq Hill has 173 catches to rank eighth in school history. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)
From staff and wire reports

Eastern Washington wide receiver Shaq Hill, the only player in school history to win four Big Sky Conference championships, is one of three Eagles football players to earn All-America honors Wednesday from College Sports Madness.

Fellow senior wide receiver Cooper Kupp earned All-America honors for the fourth straight season, while sophomore quarterback Gage Gubrud was honored for the first time.

Kupp was a first-team selection, Gubrud was on the second team and Hill was given third-team honors.

Kupp has 48 catches for 679 yards and seven touchdowns in six career postseason games, plus a kickoff return for 17 yards. Gubrud made his playoff debut last week in a 31-14 victory over Central Arkansas and had 517 yards of total offense.

In his career, Hill has 173 catches to rank eighth in school history, good for 2,738 yards (seventh) and 30 touchdowns (fifth). The first-team All-Big Sky selection and four-time all-league honoree had a school-record four-touchdown day against Northern Colorado on Oct. 8 and had three more at Cal Poly on Nov. 5.

With nine school records, Gubrud has passed for 4,520 yards, 42 touchdowns and a .687 completion percentage, and has also rushed for a team-leading 531 yards (4.4 per carry) and five more scores.

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