Stories tagged: ewu football
Sun., Sept. 20, 2020
Before EWU went on its historic national championship run in 2010, the Eagles hit a major speedbump in Bozeman, Montana.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 16, 2020
Eastern Washington has hired an outside consultant to take a deep scope at the athletic department’s well-documented financial woes in an effort to develop solutions.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 12, 2020
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 13, 2020
Few faces from area college football programs saw much camera time in HBO’s popular NFL docuseries “Hard Knocks,” which concluded its 15th season on Tuesday.
Sun., Sept. 6, 2020
In the years following Eastern Washington’s lone national title, the Eagles were a thorn in the Pac-12 North’s side.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 5, 2020
NFL hopes met harsh realities for a variety of local college players on Saturday. For others, meanwhile, the dreaded phone call never came, signifying they’d locked down a spot on …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 30, 2020
Former Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams said he plans to opt out of his Canadian Football League contract in hopes of landing a spot on an NFL roster this fall.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 29, 2020
10 years after the title: Colin Kaepernick, talented Nevada too much for Eastern Washington in opener
A Thursday night season opener in Reno, Nevada in 2010 paired two eventual overachievers, with several future NFL draft picks, including one of the game’s most controversial figures.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 25, 2020
The overwhelming majority of Football Championship Subdivision football schools aren’t pursuing a fall season.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 23, 2020
EWU hosted fellow FCS power and postseason nemesis Sam Houston State on Aug. 23, 2014, an ESPN broadcast that was the only game on television that Saturday, a week before …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 18, 2020
The CFL announced Monday that it won’t pursue a 2020 season, citing major financial losses if it pursued games without fans due to the country’s strict social distancing mandates.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 12, 2020
There’s nothing quiet about former EWU linebacker Samson Ebukam’s jovial personality, though, which shined in the season premiere of HBO’s “Hard Knocks” this week.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 11, 2020
EWU players were doing mandatory, small-group workouts in recent weeks, hopeful they would get the green light for full-fledged practices in August.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 8, 2020
Before the pandemic, there was a sense of excitement in EWU’s athletic department.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 6, 2020
Several reports Thursday suggest that the Big Sky Conference is aiming for a spring football season.
UPDATED: Wed., July 29, 2020
While the Big Sky Conference football season remains in limbo on the cusp of August, more than a dozen ex-Eastern Washington and Idaho standouts enter preseason NFL training camps around …
UPDATED: Mon., July 27, 2020
Big Sky virtual media days – the video conference version of the annual event that was slated to be at the Davenport Hotel in Spokane before the coronavirus pandemic – …
UPDATED: Sat., July 25, 2020
Eastern Washington quarterback Eric Barriere named Big Sky preseason Offensive Player of the Year: Idaho linebacker Christian Ellis, Barriere answer questions
Eastern Washington quarterback Eric Barriere was named the Big Sky Conference’s preseason Offensive Player of the Year on Friday.
UPDATED: Thu., July 23, 2020
Eastern Washington coach Aaron Best and Idaho coach Paul Petrino speak at Big Sky virtual media days; Preseason polls released
Before the coronavirus pandemic halted college sports in March, Big Sky Conference football media days were slated to take place in downtown Spokane at the Davenport this summer.
UPDATED: Tue., July 21, 2020
Eastern Washington installed its new red turf Tuesday at Roos Field in Cheney, replacing its 10-year-old famed turf that helped boost Football Championship Subdivion power’s national profile in 2010.
UPDATED: Sun., July 19, 2020
Trying to pick the top 20 Eastern Washington athletes of the 2000s is about as hard as shedding a Samson Ebukam tackle or beating Kendrick Bourne in a foot race.
UPDATED: Wed., July 15, 2020
Dehonta Hayes the latest in a long line of former Eastern Washington standouts to sign with the Spokane Shock
This wasn’t the path Dehonta Hayes envisioned when he concluded a solid Eastern Washington football career, but he’s taking it with gratitude.
UPDATED: Mon., July 13, 2020
Michael Roos was at the apex of his professional career with the Tennessee Titans when the prospect of a revamped Eastern Washington football field came to fruition.
UPDATED: Wed., July 8, 2020
‘We need to talk, people will listen’: Cooper Kupp organizes large Zoom meeting to help Eastern Washington football
It was the Who’s Who of Eastern Washington football, a group banded together to help the program as the athletic department tries to navigate its coronavirus-induced budget woes.
UPDATED: Wed., July 1, 2020
The NCAA transfer portal has been a boon for Big Sky Conference programs in the market for a quarterback.
UPDATED: Thu., June 25, 2020
As Eastern Washington faces major campuswide budget cuts due to a confluence of the coronavirus and declining enrollment that began years before the pandemic, its athletic department has been faced …
UPDATED: Wed., June 24, 2020
Former Seattle Seahawks linebacker Lofa Tatupu bet on himself when he left the University of Maine for USC.
UPDATED: Thu., June 18, 2020
Cooper Kupp is usually down the road from Hollywood, but the low-key Los Angeles Rams receiver is anything but Tinseltown.
UPDATED: Wed., June 17, 2020
FARMINGTON, Utah — The Big Sky Conference said Wednesday that it will give its schools a day off from required athletic activities on election day in November.
UPDATED: Tue., June 9, 2020
Eastern Washington’s annual Red and White game would have been six weeks ago, but the coronavirus pandemic threw a wrench into the Eagles’ spring tuneup.