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Eastern advances with 41-17 win over SDSU


Paul Delaney

Eastern Washington's Quincy Forte found plenty of big holes last Saturday as he rushed for a career-high 202 yards and a touchdown as the Eagles ran past South Dakota State 41-17 in a second-round FCS playoff game at Roos Field. The Eagles host Jacksonville State University this Saturday at 1 p.m.

First they took down a Pac-12 team in a monumental upset to open the season.

Then they beat the clock – and Portland State – to maintain a rare undefeated finish in Big Sky play to win a conference championship.

Last Saturday the Eastern Washington University Eagles took on both Mother Nature's chill and Zach Zenner, one of the best running backs in the Football Championship Subdivision and came out victorious, 41-17 over South Dakota State in a second-round playoff game at Roos Field.

A hearty crowd of 6,127 braved 12-degree temperatures, the coldest ever conditions in program history...

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