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Eagles host Bison in battle of heavyweights at Roos Field

It's FCS No. 2 versus No. 7 in Saturday's rematch on 'The Red'


September 7, 2017


Eastern Washington's Kurt Calhoun was flying around in the Fargo Dome last year. He will likely do the same at Roos Field on Saturday against the Bison.

Call it the rubber-match on the red.

Saturday's nonconference football heavyweight battle between visiting No. 2-ranked Football Championship Subdivision North Dakota State University Bison and No. 7 Eastern Washington at 1:05 p.m. at Roos Field will be the third meeting between the teams.

It's the return engagement of a home-and-home series that began in 2016 when the Eagles went on the road and lost a heartbreaking 50-44 overtime contest in perfect 70-degree weather under the Fargo Dome roof.

The team's other meeting also went to overtime, that one played in the second-round of the 2010 F...

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