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The Eastern Washington Eagles fell to No. 7 in the Football Championship Subdivision Stats poll, released Monday, after suffering their first defeat of the season.
A desperate Weber State team came to Roos Field with its playoff hopes on the line and ran the ball, possessed it for more than 35 minutes and kept Eric Barriere on the sidelines.
The late NFL Hall of Fame head coach George Allen once said, “Football is one-third offense, one-third defense and one-third special teams.”
Highly ranked at the start of the season, the Weber State Wildcats dropped out of the top 25 this week after losing their fourth game of the season. But that record is a little deceptive.
In 2007, the Eastern Washington football team traveled to McNeese State in Louisiana for a playoff game.
When the NCAA granted athletes an extra season of eligibility in light of the COVID-19 pandemic last season, inevitably it offered the potential for more career records to fall.
Freddie Roberson isn’t really surprised by Eastern Washington’s offensive output so far this season.
A record-breaking offensive performance Saturday brought national attention to both the Eastern Washington football team and its starting quarterback, Eric Barriere.
Over the next month, Eastern Washington will lineup against the three top rushing attacks in the Big Sky.
Eric Barriere and No. 2 Eastern Washington rout Big Sky rival Idaho.
The second-ranked Eastern Washington Eagles (6-0, 3-0 Big Sky) open a string of three straight home games at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Roos Field in Cheney. First up is a date with the Idaho Vandals (2-3, 1-1).
Dennis Merritt’s roommates affectionately call him the “old guy,” and in the context of college football players, 25 is a rather advanced age.