Big fourth quarter leads Eagles past Bearkats
Eastern knocks off Sam Houston 56-35 in FCS Showcase on ESPN
The Kat is finally off the Eagles' back.
Using the second of two Blair Bomber touchdown catches to break a 21-all tie, and then a Zach Wimberly run for a score that gave Eastern Washington University a two-score lead early in the fourth quarter, the No. 1-ranked Eagles notched a 56-35 NCAA Football Championship Subdivision win over visiting and 17th-ranked Sam Houston State University last Saturday at Roos Field.
Played before a live audience of 10,310, plus tens of millions more on ESPN in the "FCS Showcase," the Eagles ended a three-game losing streak against the Bearkats. Eastern had los...