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More and More EWU Athletes Are Taking Their Games to the Next Level

More and More EWU Athletes Are Taking Their Games to the Next Level

June 1, 2017

As the saying goes, times are a changin’. Your beloved EWU athletes are no longer just local novelties — they are now apart of the national conversat...

2017 NFL Draft: EWU’s Cooper Kupp and Samson Ebukam Drafted by the Los Angeles Rams

2017 NFL Draft: EWU’s Cooper Kupp and Samson Ebukam Drafted by the Los Angeles Rams

April 28, 2017

After breaking record after record during his time at EWU, wide receiver Cooper Kupp begins his next journey in the NFL. With the No. 69 selection in th...

New Wide Receivers Coach Jay Dumas is Ready to Make his Mark

New Wide Receivers Coach Jay Dumas is Ready to Make his Mark

April 27, 2017

In his first year at EWU, new wide receivers coach Jay Dumas is ready and eager to step in and make a positive impact on the football program in his fir...

Lights, Camera, Action

Lights, Camera, Action

April 20, 2017

With the 2017 NFL Draft set to happen next week, teams are visiting with prospects everyday as they prepare for the seven-round, three-day affair. This year’s...

Sblendorio Ready to Step Into New Role as Dean of Wide Recievers

Sblendorio Ready to Step Into New Role as Dean of Wide Recievers

April 20, 2017

Nic Sblendorio, a name not many EWU football fans may know. Nonetheless, he’s out to prove he has what it takes to lead the Eagles offense and the EWU ...

Out With the Old, In With the New

Out With the Old, In With the New

April 13, 2017

While many students at EWU had a relaxing spring break away from school, athletic director Bill Chaves was hard at work. On March 29, EWU’s men’s...

EWU Football Springs Into Action as Practices for 2017 Season Begin

EWU Football Springs Into Action as Practices for 2017 Season Begin

April 13, 2017

Spring is in the air, and now, so are footballs as they fly across The Inferno at Roos Field. EWU spring football practices began on April 4, and there is a l...

Video: EWU Pro Day Highlights

March 29, 2017

  EWU’s annual Pro Day featured six EWU players, headlined by wide receiver Cooper Kupp, and a bevy of NFL scouts. Cooper Kupp improved on his...

EWU Hosts Annual Pro Day

March 29, 2017

On a chilly and breezy afternoon with temperatures hovering in the high 30s, a handful of former EWU football players worked out in front of a number of NFL...

EWU ties for first in National Recycling Competition

EWU ties for first in National Recycling Competition

February 23, 2017

EWU football performed well in 2016 both on the field and in the stands, from a recycling standpoint that is. EWU tied for first place with Ohio Universit...

For EWU Football, the Best Choice has Always Been In-House

For EWU Football, the Best Choice has Always Been In-House

February 16, 2017

On Feb. 13, EWU’s new head football coach, Aaron Best, officially signed his new contract, which pays a base salary of $180,000 in 2017 and increases ...

Aaron Best’s Contract and Salary are Under Negotiation

Aaron Best’s Contract and Salary are Under Negotiation

February 9, 2017

Following 20 seasons with the EWU football team, as both a player and a coach, EWU named Aaron Best as head coach on Jan. 21. Best spent 14 of those year...

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