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Gubrud predicted to repeat; Eastern football picked No. 2 behind UND

Eagles' QB picked to repeat as BSC Offensive MVP


Quarterback Gage Gubrud, seen here scoring the clinching touchdown versus Washington State last Sept. 3, led Eastern Washington to a 45-24 shocker of a nonleague win in Pullman to open the Eagles' 11-2 season. Gubrud was the 2016 Big Sky Conferences' offensive MVP and is expected to repeat that honor.

There will likely be no surprise attacks in 2017 from the Eastern Washington University offense.

Last season, Eagles' sophomore quarterback Gage Gubrud shocked just about everyone - except, perhaps, himself - by becoming the Big Sky Conference's Offensive MVP. The McMinville, Ore. product was tabbed July 17 to repeat that honor in preseason voting from the league's annual Football Kickoff in Park City, Utah.

Gubrud was joined on the preseason all-conference list by senior defensive end Albert Havili and junior safety Mitch Fettig. Havili and Gubrud are among the four Eagles serving as co-c...

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