Stories tagged: vernon adams
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., June 24, 2020
Former Seattle Seahawks linebacker Lofa Tatupu bet on himself when he left the University of Maine for USC.
UPDATED: Fri., March 27, 2020
Vernon Adams Jr. is making the most of his days in self-quarantine.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 4, 2019
Bo Levi Mitchell, who returned last month from an injury and has the Calgary Stampeders on a four-game win streak in the CFL, has to face another former EWU star …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019
Quick screen passes regularly spun off the fingertips of quarterback Vernon Adams at Eastern Washington and Oregon, but this one needed some extra zip. Adams, who starred his first three …
UPDATED: Sun., April 21, 2019
Vernon Adams placed a knee onto Eastern Washington’s red turf, grabbed a football and proceeded to fire short, quick passes to Miles Richardson, his friend and former backup quarterback. Behind …
UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019
A thinner, seemingly happier Jay-Tee Tiuli stood in front of a half-dozen cameras Thursday at Roos Field, the first time the Big Sky Conference Defensive Player of the Year spoke …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018
Since the installation of “The Inferno,” as the red turf at Roos Field in Cheney is called, Eastern Washington has been one of the best FCS teams in the country.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018
WSU’s Gardner Minshew shows how valuable a grad transfer QB can be to a team. But you’ll never see that at Washington.
Washington State QB Gardner Minshew is one of the latest – and best – examples of how the grad transfer rule can benefit both the player and the program, but …
UPDATED: Tue., July 31, 2018
Former Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams experiences bumpy ride in Canadian Football League
When Vernon Adams registered his fourth career start in three years Thursday for the Montreal Alouettes, one-third of the CFL’s first-string quarterbacks were pupils of ex-EWU head coach Beau Baldwin.
UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018
Johnny Manziel to back up former Eastern Washington standout Vernon Adams for Montreal Alouettes against Edmonton Eskimos
Johnny Manziel will have to wait to get on the field for the Montreal Alouettes. Manziel will dress as Vernon Adams’ backup when the Alouettes host the Edmonton Eskimos on …
UPDATED: Sat., June 16, 2018
Perhaps it was the proverbial seven-year itch to do something different, or a chance to spend more weekends with my wife. Either way, I’m now the K-12 education reporter for …
UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018
It’s been a rough few days for Eastern Washington University products in the Canadian Football League.
UPDATED: Mon., May 21, 2018
For several former Eastern Washington stars, the upcoming Canadian Football League season offers more than a little drama. The storylines span the country as CFL fans await the season opener …
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017
If recent history is any guide, quarterback Eric Barriere will come up big in his debut for the Eagles this weekend.
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017
The Spokesman-Review selects the five best quarterbacks to play at Eastern Washington University.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017
The Saskatchewan Roughriders have acquired former Eastern Washington All-American quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. in a trade with Montreal, the Canadian Football League teams announced Tuesday
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017
Has there ever been a football season with more intrigue than what awaits three former Eastern Washington quarterbacks this year in Canada?
Mon., May 23, 2016
Less than a year ago, as he sweated through an incomplete math class, Vernon Adams Jr. was contemplating a career in the Canadian Football League.
Fri., May 20, 2016
The Montreal Alouettes acquired the Canadian Football League rights to former Oregon quarterback Vernon Adams on Friday from the British Columbia Lions for a first-round pick next year.
Mon., May 9, 2016
The Seattle Seahawks have signed five tryout players from their rookie minicamp, but the group did not include former Eastern Washington and Oregon quarterback Vernon Adams.
Fri., May 6, 2016
Trevone Boykin and Vernon Adams are getting a chance this weekend to pull off their best Russell Wilson impersonation.
Tue., May 3, 2016
Figuratively speaking, former Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. is still in the pocket, looking for an opportunity.
Tue., April 26, 2016
The doubters are back. Vernon Adams Jr. has endured them since he was a young quarterback in Southern California.
Wed., Jan. 13, 2016
Nothing went as planned in 2015 for Vernon Adams Jr. But as the former Eastern Washington quarterback likes to say, it wasn’t his plan.
Sun., Jan. 3, 2016
The Oregon Ducks’ lone season with Vernon Adams at quarterback didn’t go at all as expected. In fact, it opened a lot like it closed, with Adams injured.
Sun., Sept. 13, 2015
Connor Cook waited all offseason for another chance to win a game like this – yet Michigan State’s talented quarterback needed some help at the end. The Spartans would have …
Thu., Sept. 10, 2015
This sounds familiar. On Saturday, the Eastern Washington football team goes on the road, facing a nasty crowd and an up-tempo offense run by a dual-threat, transfer quarterback.
Wed., Sept. 9, 2015
This sounds familiar. On Saturday, the Eastern Washington football team goes on the road, facing a nasty crowd and an up-tempo offense run by dual-threat, transfer quarterback.
Sat., Sept. 5, 2015
EUGENE – Autzen Stadium was so quiet during the Eastern Washington walkthrough Friday afternoon, you could hear the chin straps being tightened from 20 yards away. Players loped through drills, …