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Eagles get ground game going


Paul Delaney

Eastern receiver Terry Jackson II hauls in a touchdown in Saturday's scrimmage.

Eastern Washington has been trying to get true balance into its prolific pass-oriented offense for several years.

Not since 2010 when Taiwan Jones rocketed out of the backfield in electrifying fashion has Eastern had a running game to truly compliment its explosive passing game.

Last Saturday's first scrimmage of fall camp staged at Roos Field in front of several hundred fans, seemed to finally showcase the return of the run.

The ground game accounted for 208 of the team's total of 409 yards, led by the 8-carry, 69-yard effort of sophomore running back Jabari Wilson. Mario Brown and Conner...

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