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Eastern special teams appear to be in good hands in 2013


Record-setting punter Jake Miller gets a kick off against Montana last year. He averaged 62.6 yards per kickoff in 2012, with 42 touchbacks in 86 kicks and had a school-record 74-yard punt versus Washington State.

Special teams were extremely special – and deep – in 2012 for the Eastern Washington University football team, and three of those key players return for the 2013 season.

Senior Kevin Miller, Eastern’s kickoff specialist two of the past three seasons, is back, as well as two-year starting punter and current school record holder Jake Miller. Kickoff returner Shaquille Hill had a sensational debut season for the Eagles, and was a member of the College Sports Journal Freshman All-America team and earned honorable mention All-Big Sky Conference honors in 2012.

Kevin Miller averaged 62.6 ya...

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