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Easton Stick had a hand in all five touchdowns that reigning champion North Dakota State scored on a sunny afternoon in Frisco, Texas. He ran three into the end zone and threw for two more. The Omaha, Nebraska, native finished with 121 yards on 18 carries and completed 13-of-19 passes for 198 yards.
Sam McPherson, who rushed for 158 yards and a touchdown in Eastern Washington’s 38-24 loss to North Dakota State in Saturday’s FCS title game, is fleet-footed, but not “elite fast” by his own admission.
As sure as your teenager brought the family car home with the gauge on “E” again, North Dakota State rules the clubby little realm of the Football Championship Subdivision, thanks to Saturday’s 38-24 victory over Eastern Washington. That’s seven times in eight years for America’s spoilsports.
With every yard-churning, clock-eating drive Saturday in Frisco, Texas, the Bison took away opportunities – and ultimately hope – from an erratic Eastern Washington offense working for a lead that wouldn’t come.
Eastern Washington nose tackle Jay-Tee Tiuli, the Big Sky Conference’s Defensive Player of the Year, did not play in Saturday’s FCS national championship game against North Dakota State.
The stars in Texas, big and bright as they say, aligned somewhat perfectly this weekend for one former Eastern Washington football player.
Nobody could have envisioned the stupefying way they won their 2010 national championship – unless, of course, they’d reviewed the tapes of all the other games Eastern Washington’s Eagles won that season. It was, in fact, the only way they could win it.
It’s not Fargo, but it might as well be.
Eastern Washington wasn’t expected to win a Big Sky Conference title – let alone reach the FCS national championship game – when its most recognizable figure, All-American quarterback Gage Gubrud, suffered a season-ending injury in late September.
Erik Meyer, the first in Eastern Washington’s string of All-American quarterbacks since 2005, nearly swallowed his whistle the first time he saw Eric Barriere operate.
The Eagles dominant offense has counted on both the pass and run to help get them to the FCS National Championship against North Dakota State on Saturday.
Eastern Washington has lived by the mantra "Leave No Doubt" all season, and plans to keep that mentality in the national title game against North Dakota State.
Eastern Washington nose tackle Jay-Tee Tiuli donned a game jersey and red football pants Thursday as he posed for a team picture at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas.
Some of the most proven coaches in the country have burnt the midnight oil looking for Bison frailties, but their searches were often fruitless.
Please consider funding a budget bump that will entice North Dakota State into battle with the Alabamas and Washington States of the college universe, and save the rest of the Football Championship Subdivision teams from their yearly wedgie.