August 1, 2013 | Vol. 117 -- No. 15

Eastern special teams appear to be in good hands in 2013

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.

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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.

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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