Eagles score in spurts, defeat Illinois State 51-35, will host Sam Houston Saturday at Roos Field
Eastern Washington finally had enough offense to win a football game the easy way.
But what fun would that be?
So in true Eastern fashion the Eagles decided they needed to win the game twice, scoring a 51-35 Football Championship Subdivision Playoff victory over the Illinois State Redbirds last Saturday at Roos Field.
With the win, Eastern earned a semifinal round game Saturday at 1:05 p.m. back on the red rug at Roos against the Sam Houston State University Bearkats (10-3) with the winner on the way to the FCS title game in Frisco, Texas, Jan. 5.
Eastern used the arm of junior quarterback...